Christopher Ray

Christopher Ray

Ithaca, NY, US



Currently enrolled in third year of seven semester M. Arch I program at Cornell University.


Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Ithaca, NY.

Funded position awarded on the basis of academic merit and faculty recommendation.
Organized and lead content review sessions to support a core structural concepts course under Professor Mark Cruvellier, Dept. of Architecture Chair.

Digital Production Specialist: New York, NY.

Supervised the production of custom architectural devices and models using digital tooling.

Jan 2013 - current

e2e Materials, Ithaca, NY, US, Product Development Intern

Team and individual product development, graphic design, market research and material testing. Best of NeoCon 2012 winner for bio-composites and open office furniture designs.

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

United States Navy, San Diego, CA, US, Lieutenant

Director of Operations Department, MCM CREW CONSTANT: Corpus Christi, TX.

Led and managed 5 officers and 29 sailors through multiple home-port inspections and an Arabian Gulf deployment. Awarded both the Navy Achievement Medal for “keen oversight and exceptional professionalism” and the Navy Commendation Medal for “unmatched dedication and tireless work ethic.”

Manager of Repair Division, USS BOXER (LHD 4): San Diego, CA.

Led a division of 25 sailors through an arduous nine-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf. Awarded the Navy Achievement Medal for “superior leadership and managerial ability.”

May 2005 - Dec 2009


Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, MArch, M. Arch I

Completed six intensive design studios that were supported by courses in; architectural history and theory, structural and environmental systems, as well as digital and analog representations.

Aug 2011 - current

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, Bachelors, Electronic Media Arts & Communication

Graduated with Cum Laude honors and actively participated in school lecture series, iEAR presents. Received full scholarship as a Navy ROTC student and was commissioned as a Naval Officer following graduation.

Aug 2001 - May 2005


M.Arch 24hour Design Competition, 1st Place


the Mary Lyons Fellow, Scholarship



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