Life Sciences Thought Leaders

  • Steve Riojas, AIA, LEED APDirector, Science + Technology

    Steve Riojas has devoted his 32-year career to the design of facilities that foster the advancement of science and technology for academic institutions, public and private corporate clients, and numerous federal agencies.

    Steve's architectural project experience includes programming, site master planning, design, project management, program management and client relations both domestically and abroad.  He has managed numerous projects to accommodate basic and applied research, development, scale-up, and advanced manufacturing for a wide variety of life and physical sciences-related materials, components, systems, products and processes that protect and enhance the quality of life and the environment.

  • Jack PaulPrincipal Planner

    Jack Paul is a nationally recognized expert in laboratory planning and programming for the physical sciences and cleanroom users, including research at the nanoscale.

    When programming facilities, he works closely with the laboratory users to develop detailed and effective designs.

    By successfully co-locating multiple disciplines, he is able to produce efficient, flexible laboratory designs that further collaborative transdisciplinary research approaches.

    His work spans across the North America, including projects for higher education and research buildings, nanotechnology research laboratories, microelectronics facilities as well as several prominent DOE labs for the Federal Government.