Dr. Tim Wagner has over 30 years of experience in leading innovative programs to develop and implement advanced technology solutions for building and aerospace applications. Dr. Wagner is currently engaged in multiple contract efforts for the U.S. Department of Energy, the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security related to energy efficiency and cost effective sense and response systems for biological and chemical threats in commercial buildings. Recent roles have included Acting CCS Program Leader for UTRC and Deputy Director for the DOE-sponsored Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI, formerly Energy Efficient Buildings Hub) in Philadelphia, PA. Prior to CBEI, Dr. Wagner led teams in research, development and demonstration (RD&D) of thermo/fluids technology and building energy systems that impacted UTC products. He holds 10 issued patents and has received numerous corporate and publication awards. In addition to his position at UTRC, Dr. Wagner has served as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rensselaer at Hartford, where he has advised over 30 Master’s Seminar Projects. Dr. Wagner holds a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. During his doctoral program he was a NASA Fellow at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Dr. Wagner is an Associate Fellow of AIAA and a member of ASHRAE and ASME.