Dr. C.J. Riley is a registered professional engineer and associate professor of civil engineering at Oregon Tech. He completed his Ph.D. at Colorado State University in structural mechanics. He has two years of experience in bridge design, rating, and software development for transportation structures with the Wyoming Department of Transportation. He is the chair of the Oregon Tech Sustainability Committee and advisor to the ASCE-AGC (American Society of Civil Engineers and Associated General Contractors) Student Chapter. Dr. Riley is also a member of the Oregon Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies Center (Oregon BEST) that promotes collaboration between Oregon universities and businesses to further renewable energy and sustainable development in Oregon.