Faculty & Staff Profile


Dr. Christopher Bareither

Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Mechanical properties of geomaterials
  • Physical, hydraulic, chemical, and biological behavior of solid waste
  • Mining geotechnics and mine waste management
  • Scale effects in field- and laboratory-scale experiments
  • Sustainable solutions to geoengineering problems
  • Engineering challenges in developing communities

Links to Other Information


  • B.S. 2004, University of Idaho - Geological Engineering
  • M.S. 2006, University of Wisconsin-Madison - Geological Engineering
  • Ph.D. 2010, University of Wisconsin-Madison - Geological Engineering

International Connections

  • Country: El Salvador
    Contact: Engineers Without Borders, Sustainable Development
  • Country: Mexico
    Contact: Todos Santos Center, Colorado State University, Sustainable Waste Management

Contact Information

Office Location: Engineering A219
Phone: 970-491-4660
Fax: 970-491-7727
Email: christopher.bareither@colostate.edu