Brian Emerson has spent over 10 years working for local government agencies and private engineering firms, chiefly focused with Civil and Environmental engineering. He has also operated a residential drafting business since the age of 15. Emerson holds a B.S. in physics from Fresno State where he conducted research with CERN in Geneva Switzerland, and in Spring 2017 he will complete his M.S. in mechanical engineering from Fresno State specializing in small scale fabrication and material science. Additionally, he holds a single subject credential in physics and designated subject credentials in engineering and design, manufacturing and product development, and building trades. Currently he works at the Center for Advanced Research and Technology (CART) in Clovis, California, where he also manages the Central Valley FabLab at CART.