Guillermo Rein

Board Member
Guillermo Rein (board member since 2014) Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London, UK Dr. Guillermo Rein is Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Fire Technology, the scientific journal of NFPA and SFPE. His professional activities are centered on research in fire and combustion, and teaching of thermofluid sciences to engineers. He has studied a wide range of fire dynamics topics in the built and the natural environments, including pyrolysis, smouldering, fire modeling, wildfires, structures and fire, design methodologies and forecasting techniques.He was born in Madrid (Spain) and studied Mechanical Engineering at ICAI Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Ingeniero Industrial, 1999). He also holds an MSc (2003) and PhD (2005) from the University of California at Berkeley. Guillermo joined Imperial in 2012 from a previous academic position at University of Edinburgh (2006-2012).He maintains a blog, Fortune Favours the Bold (, where he writes occasionally in a more informal tone on fire science and engineering.