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Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences
M.F.A Design specialization in Three Dimensional Computer Animation and Visualization, The Ohio State University
B.S.I.D Industrial Design specialization in Product Design and Development, The Ohio State University
Having worked on films such as The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Happy Feet, The Golden Compass, Chronicle, Alvin and the Chipmunks, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Pixels, and Hotel Transylvania 2, Ryan brings over 11 years experience in visual effects and animation to the classroom.
Ryan teaches 3-Dimensional computer graphics courses aimed to arm the students with the concepts and tools necessary to visualize their designs, artwork and animation in 3D.
He is particularly interested in the use of technology to bring folklore, urban legends, oral history and mythology to a new audience.
When not challenging students to create, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family and the great outdoors.