Mark Modera has served as Director of the Western Cooling Efficiency Center (WCEC) for over 10 years and is Professor Emeritus in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering departments. Before joining WCEC, he worked at Carrier Corporation, where he was a Vice-President, and at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). At LBNL, Mark developed a new research program focused on thermal energy distribution in buildings and an aerosol-based duct sealing process. He subsequently established Aeroseal, Inc. to commercialize the duct sealing technology. Mark received a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.