Dr. Mark Hernandez attained all his degrees from University of California at Berkeley. He is a registered professional civil engineer and an expert on the characterization and control of bioaerosols – both indoors and out. A generation of his research leverages modern biophysics and forensic science for wide area surveillance and novel disinfection systems for the built environment.
Dr. Hernandez maintains an active environmental microbiology research program which focuses on microbial air pollution and was an associate editor of Aerosol Science and Technology. he has over 100 archival publications and recently on served four US National Academy of Science Committees, focusing on the risk assessment of secure containment for the next generation of bioterrorism research, the microbiology of the built environment and disease transmission in urban settings and slums.