Educational Background

  • B.Ch.E., University of Delaware 
  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Teaching Specialties:

  • Product and process design 
  • Engineering mathematics
  • Separations

Research Interests

  • Design of structured products
  • Pharmaceutical engineering 
  • Crystallization
  • Modeling solid oxide fuel cells

Industrial Experience

  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  • Eli Lilly & Co.

Honors and Awards

  • AIChE Graduate Research Award in Separations
  • UCSB Chemical Engineering Distinguished Service Award
  • UCSB Materials Research Lab Fellowship

Selected Publications

Kelly M. Carver and Ryan C. Snyder; "Unexpected Polymorphs and Unique Morphologies of Succinic Acid Crystalsfrom Monodisperse Droplet Evaporation", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012; 51, 15720-15728.

Ryan C. Snyder and Michael F. Doherty; “Predicting Faceted Crystal Growth by Spiral Motion”, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 2009; 465: 1145-1171.

Michael A. Lovette, Andrea R. Browning, Derek W. Griffin, Jacob P. Sizemore, Ryan C. Snyder Michael F. Doherty; “Crystal Shape Engineering”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2008; 47: 9812-9833.

Ryan C. Snyder, Stephane Veesler and Michael F. Doherty; “The Evolution of CrystalShape During Dissolution: Predictions and Experiments”, Crystal Growth and Design, 2008; 8: 1100-1101.

Ryan C. Snyder, Stephan Studenar and Michael F. Doherty; “Manipulation of Crystal Shape by Cycles of Growth and Dissolution”, AIChE Journal, 2007; 53: 1510-1517.

Ryan C. Snyder and Michael F. Doherty; “Faceted Crystal Shape Evolution During Dissolution or Growth”, AIChE Journal, 2007; 53: 1337-1348.


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