Dr. Ryan Eriksen is a Research Scientist in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Boston University . Obtaining his bachelor degree in Physics in 2010, followed by a PhD in Material Science and Engineering in 2015, his research focused on ceramics and high temperature electrochemistry. After he graduated, Ryan started as a postdoc in the Applied Electromagnetics Lab at Boston University on the Electrodynamic Screen (EDS) and is now a Research Scientist in the same lab. There he works as the project and lab manager, supervising researchers and coordinating with the industrial partners to move the EDS from a lab demonstration device to a commercial product. He has spearheaded the productization of the EDS from a small lab demonstration device to a scalable technology, ready to undergo field trials.