Jeff Talka, AIA, LEED AP

Science + Technology Practice Leader
The S/L/A/M Collaborative

Jeff Talka, AIA, LEED AP, has more than 35 years of experience as a practicing architect, much of it focused on research and development facilities for the bio/medical, cleanroom and pharmaceutical sectors, with over three million square feet of successfully executed projects. Jeff has programmed, designed, managed and peer reviewed such facilities on a worldwide basis. His experience ranges from academic research laboratories to vivaria, drug development and research (GLP/GMP), and nanotechnology facilities, and he is sought as a speaker on the design of these facilities from an integrated architecture-engineering approach. Jeff has established a program of book-ending services which attach pre-design and programming to the front-end of project basic services and commissioning, validation and user-friendly operations support on the back end.