Elise Moss received her Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from San Jose State and has worked for the past thirty years as a mechanical designer in Silicon Valley. She holds professional certifications in Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Revit, and SolidWorks. She has written articles for Autodesk’s Toplines magazine, AUGI’s PaperSpace, DigitalCAD.com, and Tenlinks.com. She is also President of Moss Designs, creating custom applications and designs for corporate clients. She has taught CAD classes at DeAnza College, Silicon Valley College, San Francisco State University, and for Autodesk authorized training centers throughout the United States. She is currently teaching CAD at Laney College in Oakland. Autodesk has named her as a Faculty of Distinction for the curriculum she has developed for Autodesk products and she is a Certified Autodesk Instructor.