Christopher R. Ryan, PE

Christopher R. Ryan, PE

Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Dayton Engineering & Environmental Services P: (937) 236-8805 x283 E:

Christopher R. Ryan is a Geotechnical Engineer for Bowser-Morner, Inc.’s Dayton, Ohio office.  Chris graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a specialty in Geotechnical Engineering.  Chris is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana and Kentucky.  

Chris has more than 17 years of civil and geotechnical engineering experience with Bowser-Morner.  As a geotechnical engineer, he has been responsible for numerous subsurface investigations for transportation projects and commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential developments.  Chris’s responsibilities include specifying testing programs, evaluating tests performed, and preparing reports for various projects.  His additional areas of experience include dam break analyses and hydraulic and hydrologic modeling. 

Chris is a member and past President for the Dayton Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  He also is a member of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO).

 Aside from work, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and friends along with watching sports.

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Measuring Shear Wave Velocity and Its Benefits
Bowser-Morner provides extensive geotechnical investigation services to its clients, including shear-wave velocity testing. This test method saves our clients substantial time and cost. Read More

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Bowser-Morner Helps City of Piqua to Address Storm Sewage Overflow (SSO)

Bowser-Morner completed a geotechnical study (subsurface exploration, laboratory testing, analysis and reporting) construction observation and testing, and special inspections for $42 million worth of additions to The City of Piqua’s wastewater treatment plant. Read More

Gaining an Understanding of Potential Stability Problems for Historic Underground Concrete Water Reservoir

This underground drinking water reservoir was put into service in the early 1900’s to store and supply water to a large metropolitan area’s population. This approximate 350,000 gallon concrete tank, assessed in 2013, was found to have cracked walls; verification and assessment of the tank’s conditions were sought. Bowser-Morner, Inc. performed a geotechnical study as part of the evaluation of the concrete structure by others. Read More