Chris is a graduate student at Oregon State University. He is currently pursuing a master of science in atmospheric science, and is expected to graduate in June 2014. He is a member of the Biomicrometeorology group led by Christoph Thomas. The group studies and quantifies interactions between the atmosphere, vegetation, and the surface of the Earth. Chris is also pursuing a graduate certificate in geographic information science. Since 2013 he has worked as a design engineer at Smith & Boucher.