Ryan Williams
Assistant Professor | Biomedical Engineering

Member, Graduate Faculty, PhD Program in Chemistry, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Affiliate Faculty, CUNY ASRC Nanoscience Initiative

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Ph.D. Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, West Virginia University, 2013

B.A. Biology, University of Virginia, 2008

Postdoctoral Fellows

Doctoral Students

Amelia Ryan
CCNY BME PhD Program

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, SUNY Binghamton, 2021
CCNY G-RISE Graduate Fellow

Anastasiia Vasylaki
CCNY BME PhD Program

M.S. Nanotechnology, University of Paris, 2021
B.S. Biotechnology, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 2019

Atara Israel
CCNY BME PhD Program

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Hofstra University, 2022
NIH Research Supplement Trainee

Pratyusha Ghosh
CCNY BME PhD Program

MS BME, CCNY, 2023
BTech Biotechnology, Amity University Kolkata, India 2020

Adnan Arnaout
CCNY BME PhD Program

MS BME, Duke University, 2019
BE Mechanical Engineering, American University of Beirut, 2016

Master’s Students

Hanan Yafai
CCNY Master’s in Translational Medicine

Summer 2023-Present
B.S. Psychology, Brooklyn College, 2023

Poojaa Jayanthi Venugopal
CCNY Master’s in BME

Spring 2024
B.Tech. BME, India, 2023

Jessica Kretli Zanetti
CCNY Master’s in BME

Spring 2024 – Current

Andrew Ciprian

Summer 2024 PURT Student
CCNY Biology and Psychology BS
CCNY MS Student in Psychology

Post-Bac Researchers

Syeda Rahman

B.S. Biology, Hunter College, 2022


Shakuntala Sookraj

CCNY BME Student
Joined Spring 2024

High School Students

Jason Zielenski

Valhalla High School Class of 2026