Jorge Charneco, AIA, NCARB, is the Senior Vice President at Miles Associates, an architecture firm providing specialized health and science planning for corporate, academic, healthcare, and institutional clients. With more than 20 years of experience designing a broad range of technical facilities, he leads many of the firm’s most challenging projects. Through a systematic design process based on the scientific method, Jorge capitalizes on his previous experience as a biomedical research apprentice at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center to develop innovative design solutions for unconventional laboratory and research facilities. This client-centric process facilitates the development of functional and innovative design solutions that also meets the client’s most technical design challenges.
Since 2009, Jorge has served on multiple special emphasis panels reviewing construction grant applications for the National Institutes of Health (NIH); including a 2012-2015 term as a member of the NIH Scientific and Technical Review Board on Biomedical and Behavioral Research Facilities. His most recent projects include the Physics and Astronomy NIST-A Research Laboratory Building and the ExxonMobil Lawrence G. Rawl Engineering Practice Facility at the University of Oklahoma, and the recently completed GE Global Research Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.