Ryan started with the Joye Research Group in May, 2012 after obtaining his master's degree from Western Michigan University. Pursuing his Ph.D., his current research focuses on rates of carbon and sulfur evolution, microbial processes, and the general geochemical cycling of elements in deep marine sediments and brine pools.
2010, B.S., Western Michigan University
2012, M.S., Western Michigan University
Ph.D. student, University of Georgia
- The influence of road deicing salts on the geochemical cycling of freshwater urban lakes
- Methane respiration rates in deep marine sediments and brine pools
- Sulfur reduction/oxidation rates in deep marine sediments and brine pools
- General biogeochemical cycling of elements in marine environments