Reaction Design Director of IT Named A Top Information Technology Executive

David Kieschnick A Finalist For San Diego Magazine's Top Tech Exec Award

San Diego, Calif.—May 16, 2012—Reaction Design®, a leading developer of combustion simulation software, is pleased to announce that its Director of IT, David Kieschnick, has been named a finalist for San Diego Magazine’s 2012 Top Tech Exec Awards. Nominated by peers and clients, these awards recognize the area’s leading information technology executives.

“We are delighted that David has been recognized for his innovation and influence on the area’s technology industry,” said Bernie Rosenthal, CEO of Reaction Design. “One of Reaction Design’s key strengths lies in the expertise of its pace-setting and knowledgeable team. That’s why we’re able to produce best-in-class software products year after year. Our congratulations go to David for receiving this honor.” 

Kieschnick is responsible for creating an environment where developers can successfully innovate at Reaction Design, ensuring effective implementation and modification of the supporting infrastructure as needed. His nomination comes after over 30 years of service to the technology industry, including his enabling work at Reaction Design. With Kieschnick’s leadership, Reaction Design has grown to be the leading developer of combustion simulation software and one of the most innovative technology companies in the industry.  San Diego Magazine’s Top Tech Exec Awards recognize the most outstanding Information Technology executives who work in San Diego, as nominated by their peers and clients. Nominees and honorees who meet the criteria, as decided by an independent panel of judges, will be recognized at the 2012 San Diego Magazine Top Tech Exec Awards on May 17, 2012, at The Paddock at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

About Reaction Design

Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.

Reaction Design is the exclusive developer and distributor of CHEMKIN, the de facto standard for modeling gas-phase and surface chemistry that provides engineers ultra-fast access to reliable answers that save time and money in the development process. Reaction Design’s FORTÉ is an advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation package for realistic 3D modeling of fuel effects in internal combustion engines with superior time-to-solution metrics that fit in commercial development timeframes. Reaction Design’s ENERGICO software brings accurate chemistry simulation to gas turbine and boiler/furnace combustion systems by applying automated reactor network analysis. Reaction Design also offers the CHEMKIN-CFD software module, which brings detailed kinetics modeling to other engineering applications, such as CFD packages.

Reaction Design’s world-class engineers, chemists and programmers have expertise that spans multi-scale engineering from the molecule to the production plant. Reaction Design serves more than 400 customers in the commercial, government and academic markets.

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CHEMKIN®, CHEMKIN-PRO® and Reaction Design® are registered trademarks of Reaction Design. FORTÉ, ENERGICO, CHEMKIN-CFD and Model Fuels Consortium are trademarks of Reaction Design. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.