Ryan Barton, Ph.D.

Dr. Ryan Barton is an Automation/Data Scientist at BTEC. He has experience in fermentation processes using bacteria (batch and continuous), bioreactor design, and catalytic conversion of biomass. Additionally, he has experience with bioreactor process control and automation instrumentation/software.

Dr. Barton spent one year as a Postdoctoral Researcher at North Carolina State University where he worked on design and characterization of a prototype bioreactor for continuous bioprocessing of gas (methane) via aerobic bacterial fermentation. Dr. Barton earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and his co-major Doctorate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Forest Biomaterials from North Carolina State University.