Serving as a laboratory planner and designer at RFD, Mark combines his broad architectural experience with a keen personal interest in serving the science and technology community. With over thirty years of planning, design, and project management experience, Mark has been responsible for over four million square feet of new and renovated research, educational, government, and private industry facilities. His academic laboratory projects have included facilities at institutions such as the University of California, Florida Atlantic University, University of North Carolina, University of Michigan, Queens University of Charlotte, Indian River State College, and many others. He has also served as laboratory consultant for international projects including the Samsung Advanced Biomedical Research Center in Seoul, South Korea and the Biological Sciences Complex at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
Mr. Ranyak received his bachelor of science and master of architecture degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a licensed architect in five states, and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He is a LEED accredited professional, and is affiliated with the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Florida Educational Facility Planners’ Association.
Mr. Ranyak’s projects have received award recognition from the AIA, AASA, and the Community College Facility Coalition and he has presented at many national and regional conferences on research and academic facilities including Tradeline, AIA, FEFPA, and CEFPI.