Richard S. Duncan, Ph.D., P.E
Technical Director, Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA)
Technical Consultant, ACC Center for the Polyurethanes Industry, Spray Foam Coalition
Rick brings more than 20 years of experience in technical marketing, building science, and product development and product management to deliver new materials and applications to the construction market. Drawing from previous experience as an engineering professor at Bucknell University, Rick simplifies complex building envelope issues and clearly describes solutions for wide-ranging audiences including design professionals, code officials, builders, contractor and building owners. As technical director for SPFA, he oversees the SPFA’s Building Envelope, Roofing and Safety Committees which develop technical documents for the SPF industry. His role as technical consultant for the Spray Foam Coalition includes advising their Research and Codes and Standards workgroups, and managing a portfolio of research projects. He holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Mechanics from The Pennsylvania State University, MSME from Bucknell University and a BSME from the University of Maryland. Rick is a Registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and is a certified BPI Building Analyst.