B.S. Chemical Engineering, Rose-Hulman, 1983
M.S. Chemical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, 1985
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Florida State University, 1990
Dr. Ridgway joined Ohio University after five years of teaching at Florida State University. He is the faculty advisor for the student chapter of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers, and a faculty leader for Ohio University's teams competing in the Waste-Management Environmental Research Consortium Design Competition.
Dr. Ridgway's research interests are in bioreactor design and multiphase mixing and mass transfer.