David M. Marks is a principal at DME Alliance Engineering Consultants. He has 25+ years of experience in the design and delivery of advanced technology process facilities, primarily in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. He is a subject matter expert in bioprocess systems, aseptic processing, equipment design, cleaning, sterilization, single use technology, bioburden control, and flexible facility design. Marks is a frequent author, speaker and consultant on bioprocess technology, facility design & compliance topics. He is active on the ASME Bioprocess Equipment (BPE) standard committee, and serves as chair of the design subcommittee. A graduate of Lafayette College, Mr. Marks holds a BS in Chemical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer.