Daphnie Sicre

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts

Performance Pedagogy Dramaturgy Theatre from el Siglo del Oro Theatre of the Oppressed Entertainment

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, biomaterials, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Don Holbrook

The Next America: Moving Beyond a Fragile Economy · Author and Keynote Speaker

Author/Keynote Speaker/Public Policy Business Incentives-Site Location Consultant

Public Speaking Site Location Public Incentive Negotiations

Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science · Michigan State University

Expert in biometrics (pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition)

Pattern Recognition Computer Vision Biometrics Markov Random Fields Clustering Data

Gustavo Vejarano

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Multimedia Communications

Judd Wheeler

Mobile Marketing Product Manager · 3Cinteractive

Judd Wheeler: Mobile Strategist and Marketer

Mobile Marketing Mobile Trends Mobile Engagement

Robin R. Wang

Professor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Chinese Philosophy Comparative Philosophy Ethics

Daniel Cornfield

Professor of Sociology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.

labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians

Jennifer Andrews

Professor, Department of English · University of New Brunswick

Jennifer Andrews’s areas of interest include nineteenth- and twentieth-century English-Canadian and American literature

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century English-Canadian and American Literature Native North American Literature Literary Theory Border Studies Cultural Studies

Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Ph.D.

Motorola Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Taghi Khoshgoftaar researches computer security and intrusion detection systems.

Computer Security and Intrusion Detection Systems Software Engineering Machine Learning Data Mining Big Data Analytics

Joan B. Rose

Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research, Dept of Fisheries and Wildlife · Michigan State University

International expert in water and public health microbiology, studies viruses, source tracking and protozoa in water with new tools.

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Microbial Source Tracking Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Public Health Microbiology Environmental Virology

Damon Vickers

Author · Damon Vickers & Co.

Damon Vickers is the author of New York Times Bestseller, " The Day After The Dollar Crashes".

Writing Editing Publishing Music

Bjoern Hamberger

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry · Michigan State University

Hamberger's research focuses on the discovery of plant pathways for bioactive diterpenoids found in medicinal plant species.

Synthetic Biology Plant Specialized Metabolites Terpenes

William Henry Pruitt III

Assistant Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Twentieth and Twenty-First Century U.S. Literature Black Radicalism Black Intellectual History Black Performance Studies Black Queer Studies

Laura Huaracha

Associate Professor of Communication and Digital Media · Carthage College

Communicators shouldn’t fear science; they should embrace it. Professor Laura Huaracha is adamant about that.

Curriculum Development Student Development Graphic Design Illustrator Indesign

Scott Niekum

Associate Professor, Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Scott Niekum works to enable personal robots to be deployed in the home and workplace. He is an expert on the social implications of AI.

AI Human-Robot Interaction Robotic Manipulation AI Safety Reinforcement Learning

Rich Martini

Senior Lecturer of Production · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Documentary Writing Short Films Feature Films Directing

Brenda Elsey

Professor of History · Hofstra University

Specialist in Popular Culture and Politics, as well as Gender and Sports, in Twentieth Century Latin America.

Latin American Culture Latin American Politics Sports in Latin America Gender Studies

Pankaj Karande

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on engineering peptides as novel drugs, drug carriers, affinity agents, and biomaterials for medical applications

Diagnostics Vaccine Design Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Peptide Engineering

Gennady Miloshevsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Miloshevsky researches computational physics with emphasis on effects of plasma, laser and particle beams on materials.

Materials Under Extreme Conditions Radiation- and Plasma-Material Interactions Physics of High Energy Densities Atomic, Molecular and Plasma Physics Dusty Plasmas