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Ryan Snyder

Robert L Rooke Chair in the Historical & Social Context of Engineering, and Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
Faculty Director of Academic Advising
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About Ryan Snyder

Educational Background

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

Teaching Specialties:

  • Product and process design
  • Engineering mathematics and computing
  • Pharmaceutical engineering

Research Interests

  • Pharmaceuticals, Crystallization, Particle Science, Drug Delivery
  • Athletics performance monitoring and data analytics
  • Solid oxide fuel cell modeling

Industrial Experience

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

Selected Publications

Bucknell student co-authors designated by *

David I. Trauffer*, Anna K. Maassel* and Ryan C. Snyder; "Formation from Water Solutions and Resulting Non-Needlelike Morphology of β-Glycine via Monodispersed Droplet Evaporation", Crystal Growth and Design, 2016; 16: 1917-1922.

Daniel D. Maeng, Ryan C. Snyder, Charles J. Medico, Winona M. Mold*, James E. Maneval; "Identifying Unused Medications and Disposal Patterns at Home: Findings from a Medicare Patient Survey and Claims Data", Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 2015; 56: 41-46.

Andrew J. L. Reszka*, Ryan C. Snyder and Michael D. Gross; "Insights into the Design of SOFC Infiltrated Electrodes with Optimized Active TPB Density via Mechanistic Modeling", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2014; 161: F1176-F1183.

Michael J. Synodis, Christopher L. Porter*, Nguyen M. Vo*, Andrew J. L. Reszka*, Michael D. Gross and Ryan C. Snyder; "A Model to Predict Percolation Threshold and Effective Conductivity of Infiltrated Electrodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2013; 160: F1216-F1224.

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

Further Information

Contact Details


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