David Bauermeister is a laboratory planner with more than 30 years of professional experience in the programming, planning, and design of research facilities for higher education, government, and industry clients. He is a skilled communicator and works closely with clients to distill very complex project requirements into functional design concepts. A versatile planner, David brings experience designing diverse research and teaching laboratories including highly specialized research environments. David’s project assignments have ranged from the development of existing facilities analysis to design concepts and macro- and micro-level development. Prior to joining ZGF, David was an Associate Principal at Jacobs Consultancy where he consulted on several ZGF laboratory projects for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the US Department of Agriculture, and the Federal Drug Administration. He has also worked with higher education clients including Cornell University, Yale University, The University of Massachusetts Medical School, The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and City University of New York. David's private clients have included Pfizer, Intrexon, and Dow Chemical with work in cGMP and Development facilities. David earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Lawrence Technological University.