Armando Berdiel Chavez, M.Eng., LC

Technical Development Manager
(206) 475-2722

Armando Berdiel is the Technical Development Manager for the Lighting Design Lab. He is focusing on identifying emerging technology to evaluate, collaborating on the Lab's educational curriculum development as well as formalizing relationships industry manufacturers. From San Juan Puerto Rico, Armando came to the States where he received a B.S. in Computer Science and Business from Lehigh University, then a Masters in Engineering Management from Penn State University. His career in the lighting industry began with a Systems Support Engineering role at Lutron Electronics, Inc., then transitioning to a lead Commercial Inside Sales role working with market partners across the nation. Armando later worked for a Lutron and Philips trade ally servicing the Northeast retrofit market.