Dr. David Riley is an Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering at Penn State. Dr. Riley currently serves as a Resident Scholar at the Sustainability Institute at Penn State where his focus is the University-wide engagement of students in sustainability challenges. His fields of expertise include integrated design-build delivery methods, sustainable building techniques, renewable energy systems, and smart, affordable, and sustainable housing strategies.
Dr. Riley is also leading the development of multiple initiatives at Penn State funded by the U.S. Department of Energy that are focused upon the integration of commercialization, workforce development, and education programs in the fields of energy efficiency, solar, wind, and smart grid technologies. These efforts include three DOE centers: The Northern Mid-Atlantic Solar Education and Resource Center, the GridStar Center, and the National Energy Leadership Corps.