NASA Chief of Bioengineering Branch, NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley

Guest Bio

Dr. Kliss received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder and currently serves as the Chief of the Bioengineering Branch at NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. He has over twenty-five years of direct experience in the development of advanced technologies, with emphasis on regenerative air, water, and waste processing technologies, bioregenerative systems, and systems engineering tools for spacecraft life support systems. He is the author/co-author of over 50 publications.

Mark will join a panel about the International Space Station and new technologies NASA is developing to sustain life in space, including how plants, animals, microbes and other organisms from Earth adapt to being in space.