Speaker Profile: Mike Mottet, LEED AP
Mike has over 30 years experience in the underlying principals and detailed technical requirements of scientific research within architectural and engineering systems. Over the years, Mike has amassed particular knowledge in vivarium design including; current trends, biosafety and security, programming, insectary, aquatics and equipment that supports the science. He understands how the design of a vivaria can have a significant impact not only on the welfare of the animals, the environment, but also on the staff that work in these facilities. He works alongside institutions to ensure appropriate space types are identified for the intended research, rooms are right sized but flexible, and the overall design provide optimal efficiencies.
Mike is actively involved in industry and has presented at numerous sessions and workshops on topics related to vivaria design and construction.