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Ryan Integlia

Ryan Integlia

Assistant Professor, Florida Polytechnic University

Phone: (863) 583-9098

Florida Polytechnic University
439 S. Florida Ave, Suite 300
Lakeland, FL 33801


PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering Rutgers University

Research Interests:

Ryan Integlia, Ph.D. currently serves as an assistant professor in Digital & Hybrid Systems, Electrodynamics and Health Informatics concentrations at Florida Polytechnic University. He has extensive experience in disciplines such as, photonics, fabrication, digital systems, nanotechnology, renewable energy and wireless sensor networks. He received a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering through the Rutgers–Princeton Nanotechnology for Clean Energy program of the National Science Foundation’s Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship where he explored micro- and nano-photonic structures for dispersion control and applications. His M.S. is in civil and environmental engineering and was obtained with the support of Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Technology fellowship program and received a B.S. is in electrical and computer engineering from Rutgers University. His Industry experience includes work with IBM and Siemens, in addition to serving on advisory boards for various organizations.

The initiatives he has established have received recognition or awards from many organizations, including the Clinton Global Initiative University, the UN Foundation in conjunction with Mashable, National Science Foundation’s Grand Challenge program, MIT Clean Energy Prize, Princeton University’s Green Business Plan program and Coca Cola Foundation. The majority of these awards were received through the organization em[POWER] Energy Group, which he co-founded with the mission of helping communities living in or dependent on waste dumps by merging community infrastructure with renewable resource processing and alternative energy systems. He has also co-founded the International Lemna Association, which has facilitated international steering committees, public forums, education programs and conferences for the sustainable industrialization of duckweed. Collectively, these efforts have brought about collaborations in more than 20 countries and across many disciplines with work related to energy, waste management, sustainability, e-learning, public health, information management, community development, poverty alleviation and the environment.