Open Doors, Happy Accidents, and Hard Work

Dr. Mark Hernandez discusses his journey from street kid to sought-after scientist

March 17, 2022

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Mark Hernandez, Ph.D.

Dr Mark Hernandez is a registered professional civil engineer and an expert on the characterization and control of bioaerosols indoors and out.  He runs a research lab that assesses the efficacy of new disinfection practices for the military, industrial hygiene, and sanitary engineering sectors.

He’s the lead inventor on several patents that support various start-up companies. He’s worked side-by-side with some of the greatest minds in the industry throughout his educational career. In this episode, we discuss Mark’s journey from street kid to sought-after scientist who’s been making a difference the entire way. And we explore how his background and career have made him a champion of diversity, and a mentor to the underrepresented within the scientific community.

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