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Luca Carmignani Ph.D.

Ph.D.
South Coast Research & Extension Center
7601 Irvine Boulevard
Irvine, CA 92618
carmignani@ucanr.edu Create VCard

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Orange County - UC Cooperative Extension

Biography

Luca has recently joined the University of California Cooperative Extension at the South Coast Research and Extension Center as an Assistant Fire Advisor to promote fire resiliency for the Wildland-Urban Interface in Southern California. Previously, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Berkeley Fire Research lab at University of California, Berkeley. Luca's research is focused on fire and combustion applications, from wildland fires to material flammability. Luca graduated from the Joint Doctoral Program between University of California, San Diego, and San Diego State University in Engineering Sciences, after obtaining his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering from University of Pisa (Italy). Luca’s research interests include image analysis, computer programming, and scientific outreach.

Discipline

Wildfire Science

Specialty

Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fires and fire behavior.

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