Ms. Riley won first place at the 2013 KU Center for Technology Commercialization Innovation Fair for her prototype of a medical safety device to prevent the spread of blood born diseases. She worked for Dr. Wilson as both a graduate research and teaching assistant, graduating with her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2014. She received her B.S. in Physics from Hendrix College. Currently, Ms. Riley is a Project Engineer for Global Control Systems Inc.