Prof. Kevin Ryan

Ryan, Prof. Kevin

Professor of Chemical Nanotechnology
University of Limerick
SFI Principal Investigator, Bernal Institute
Role in SSPC: Funded Investigator LT2 Leader

University of Limerick
  • PhD in Chemistry from University College Cork
Research Interests: 
  • Nanotechnology applied to Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Nanotechnology applied to Sustainable Energy
  • Size control of Pharmaceutical crystals at the nanoscale < 1 micron, greatly increases the bioavailability for BCS Class II and IV drug compounds.
  • Development of solution and supercritical fluid crystalization approaches to control particle size in API’s.

Short Bio
Professor  Kevin M. Ryan obtained his PhD in Chemistry from University College Cork in 2002 in the area of silicon and germanium nanowire synthesis within nanoporous hosts. Following his PhD, he worked as an Enterprise Ireland postdoctoral fellow at UCC before taking up a 2 year Marie Curie Industrial host fellowship at Merck Chemicals Ltd. Southampton in their Nanotechnologies New Business division in 2003. He subsequently carried out a Marie Curie Outgoing fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley in 2005/2006 working on semiconductor nanorod synthesis and superlattice assembly. Currently his lab and group are based at the Bernal Institute, University of Limerick. for full group description.

> 100 peer-reviewed publications and review articles
H-index of 33
6 patents issued
UL Research Excellence Award 2016
MSSI researcher award 2015 and 2013

Selected Publications

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