Ryan is an environmental engineering PhD student at Yale University and a US National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. Before Yale, he was a 2016 Gates Scholar at the University of Cambridge and the top engineering graduate from the University of Arkansas. Ryan’s work mostly focuses on water treatment technologies that can help alleviate water scarcity. His goal is to ensure all people have access to safe, affordable, and sustainable water supply. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys training with the Yale Triathlon Club, hiking in New England, and reading about science and leadership.