Jessica Mangler


At AEI, collaborating with extraordinary colleagues and clients is akin to building a better mousetrap – it challenges and motivates me daily. In this ever-evolving environment, excellence is not merely a goal but a collective journey of continuous innovation and growth.”

Jessica Mangler joined the AEI Seattle office as a mechanical engineer in 2016. Her professional journey at AEI began with significant contributions to healthcare-related projects and later expanded into science and technology and life sciences markets, where she plays a key role in driving AEI’s growth in the Pacific Northwest.

Her exceptional technical acumen, dedication to sustainable practices, and thorough approach have propelled Jessica into prominent mechanical leadership roles, particularly in innovative laboratory projects. A standout achievement in her career is her influential role in developing the net-zero shared laboratory complex for the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries and the Department of Agriculture. Beyond her project work, her commitment to the industry is evident through active participation in professional societies such as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL), contributions to industry publications, and involvement in AEI's ‘Engineering the Future’ podcast series.

Jessica’s professional repertoire includes leading the mechanical design for complex projects, such as campus-scale heat recovery systems, air-cooled and liquid-cooled supercomputer and data center environments, semiconductor research cleanrooms, and decarbonized laboratory facilities.

Jessica combines technical expertise with exceptional communication skills – a powerful blend that enables her to effectively convey complex project information and design strategies to all stakeholders, empowering them to take decisive actions that advance project goals.