Tyler has ran a gravity survey across Michigan State's campus where he was looking for a possible ancient stream bed. Just this summer he attend Geology field camp and spent six weeks in Utah mapping the local geology. September 2014 he was in Marquette, Michigan where he spent 4 days mapping the local geology of the area, and obtaining a small knowledge of the tectonics in the area.
Tyler Ruchala is a senior undergraduate student at Michigan State University. Tyler is obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Geology with a specialization in physics, and receiving a minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He anticipates to graduate in May of 2015.