David Riley, PhD
Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
104 Engineering Unit A
University Park, PA 16802
Tel: (814) 863-2079
Office Location: 220 Engineering Unit A
Ph.D. Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, Penn State University, August, 1994.
Post-Doctoral Scholar, Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, Penn State University, June 1995.
Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, Penn State University, May 1991.
Architectural Engineering Exchange, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Leeds University, England, Oct.-Dec. 1989.
Research interests include sustainable building methods and production engineering and management.
Employment History (Academic):
2001 - present
Associate Professor; Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University.
2000 - 2001
Associate Professor; Department of Construction Management, University of Washington.
1997 - 2000
Adjunct Professor; Department of Architecture, University of Washington.
1996 - 2000
Assistant Professor; Department of Construction Management, University of Washington.
1991 - 1994
Research Assistant; Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University - Advised undergraduate Construction Management thesis students. Coordinated guest lectures and job placement for seniors in Construction Management.
Course Instructor; Department of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University - Developed course plan, lectures, assignments and taught Construction Engineering I, Structural and Architectural Construction Methods
Employment History (Industry):
3/98 - present
Consultant - Provide project management and marketing services to general and specialty contractors through seminars and consultations. Review proposal presentations and assist in contractor selection for owners and architecture firms. Provide technical presentations on building methods for designers, contractors, and building officials.
1/92 - 7/93
Assistant Project Manager; Lehrer McGovern Bovis - Planned and managed site logistics, expedited materials, and documented work in place for the $44 million Penn State Research Park. Projects included a 5-story hotel, 2-story office, and laboratory/clean-room complex in State College, PA.
6/91 - 8/91
Research Intern; Lehrer McGovern Bovis - Investigated site management techniques on construction sites in New York City, NY, Camden, and Edison NJ. Prepared summary report and suggestions for improvement of site planning methods.
6/90 - 12/90
Partner; Riley / Kuntz Construction - Estimated, managed, and participated in the construction of an $85K residential addition in State College, PA.
1/89 - 7/89
Field Engineer; Turner Construction Co. - Cooperative education position with responsibilities in engineering surveying, safety coordination and subcontractor management on the Bell Atlantic Tower (55 story building) in Philadelphia, PA.