Christa Court

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Christa Court is director of the UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program, which focuses on disaster impacts to the state of Florida.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Economic Modeling Supply Chain Aquaculture Forestry

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Phycology Commercial uses of seaweed Marine Algae “Captain Seaweed” Aquaculture

Christianne Wilhelmson

Executive Director · Georgia Strait Alliance

Non-profit leader in ocean conservation in urban British Columbia, where 75 per cent of the province's population lives, works and plays.

Ocean Conservation Whale protection Habitat protection Marine planning Salmon Aquaculture

Robert Richardson

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in ecological economics, ecosystem services, food security, and sustainability.

Natural Resource Management Writing and Editing Sustainability Food Security Rural Development

Monica Granados

Post-doctoral fellow · University of Guelph/Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Conservation through open science.

Ecology Invasive Species Conservation Biology Food webs Open Science

Shirley Baker

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Shirley Baker has expertise in molluscan biology and aquaculture.

Shellfish Productivity Provision of Ecosystem Services Provision of Ecosystem Services by Shellfish Effects of Water Quality on Shellfish Productivity Physiological Mechanisms That Underlie the Effects of Water Quality on Shellfish Productivity

Dr Benz Kotzen

Associate Professor in Landscape Design · University of Greenwich

Dr Kotzen is a chartered landscape architect with more than 30 years’ experience as a consultant and a researcher.

Environmental Noise Green Roofs Plants Landscape Design Arid and Desert Landscapes

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies; Director of Environmental Health Science · Baylor University

Dr. Brooks examines water quality, environmental health & contaminants, and sustainability issues, particularly in rapidly urbanizing areas.

Contaminants of Emerging Concern Harmful Algal Blooms Urbanization Sustainability Issues Environmental Contaminants

Mark Bishop

Associate Professor and Director · University of Florida

Mark Bishop is an associate professor and the director of the doctor of physical therapy program.

Joint-Biased Manual Therapy Musculoskeletal Pain Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Patient Expectations Pain Rehabilitation

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Frank Asche

Professor · University of Florida

Frank Asche is a natural resource economist with a focus on seafood markets and production and the sustainability of these processes.

Seafood trade Aquaculture Seafood markets fisheries production Fisheries Management

Ralph Turingan, Ph.D.

Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Turingan's research is on the ecology and evolution of organismal design in vertebrates.

Aquaculture Fish Biology Biomechanics Physiological Ecology Marine Biology

Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D.

Executive Director · Florida Atlantic University

Jason Hallstrom is an expert in the design, deployment, and operation of large-scale sensing and analytics infrastructure.

Data Analytics Communication The Internet of Things Embedded Network Systems Internet-scale Sensing Infrastructure

Alina Fisher

Research Manager · University of Victoria, Environmental Studies

Communicating science for informed decision making

Population Ecology Science Communication science communication and outreach Ecology Wildlife Conservation

Carrie Stevenson

Coastal Sustainability Agent · University of Florida

Carrie Stevenson has expertise in a variety of subjects pertaining to hurricane preparation, mitigation and recovery.

Hurricane-Resilient Trees Hurricane Preparation Coastal Ecosystems Tropical Storms Flooding

Cristina (Maria) Tirado

Clinical Assistant Professor of Environmental Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Sustainability Health Climate Change Food

Dan O'Keefe

Extension Educator · Michigan State University

Expert in large river and Great Lakes fisheries management and ecology

Wildlife and Fisheries Invasive Species Lake Michigan

Tyler Ortego

President · ORA Engineering

President and Principal Engineer

Engineering Civil Engineering Living Shorelines Oyster Environmental Entrepreneurship

Angela Danyluk

Biologist/Sustainability specialist · local government

Ecologist who connects information and people to make change, solve problems and find solutions within the local government sector.

Reducing greenhouse gases Fish Ecology Agriculture Climate Change Adaptation

AJ Reisinger

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

AJ Reisinger’s research focuses on how human activities affect levels of nutrients and impair the quality of soil and water.

Urban Ecology Pollution Pharmaceuticals Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystems Soil, Water, and Aquifer Remediation