Ryan Lively

Ryan Lively

Assistant Professor
Georgia Tech

Ryan Lively serves as an Assistant Professor in chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech.  Following completion of his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, Dr. Lively worked as a research engineer at Algenol Biofuels, where he  focused on developing energy-efficient liquid separation systems for downstream biofuel purification.  Since joining Georgia Tech in 2013, Professor Lively’s research has addressed critical issues in separation science via an approach that combines innovative materials design with development of practical, scalable processes.  His recent publication in Science demonstrated for the first time the concept of organic solvent reverse osmosis – a new paradigm for energy-efficient separation of organic liquid mixtures.