Mr. Mahdavi is a program manager in the Environmental Energy Technology Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). He has worked extensively in the design of high tech facilities and data centers, semiconductor facilities, clean rooms, laboratories and health care buildings. He has been a facility engineer for a pharmaceutical company and executed projects for saving energy in the laboratories and vivaria. He is a LEED® accredited professional. He holds a masters degree in mechanical engineering from Portland State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Oregon.