Jared Cantrell serves as the Research Engineer for the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Idaho State University (ISU). Jared has served in the position since its creation in November of 2019. Prior to becoming the Research Engineer, Jared attended ISU as an undergraduate and graduate where he led the construction and rehabilitation of multiple laboratories at ISU. Including serving as the project manager for the full construction of ISU’s unique Structural Engineering Lab. Jared graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2018 and a M.S. in Civil Engineering in 2021 from ISU. While attending ISU and managing the labs Jared has had the opportunity to participate in various research projects involving hydropower, hydraulic structures, wave energy, seismic/vibration structural response, bridge engineering, materials engineering, and earthquake engineering. Provided the unique operations of a research lab he has extensive experience in various materials, applications, fabrication, construction, measurements, and controls. Jared also is the manager of ISU’s Disaster Response Complex which offers unique training, scenarios, and physical environment simulations for various levels of emergency responder training and exercise.