Michael Mancini, Ph.D.

Director of Project Outreach and Professor of the Practice · VCU College of Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering

Entrepreneur with experience in medical technology commercialization; College of Engineering Capstone Design director.

Business Development Technology Transfer Medical Devices and Instrumentation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Biology and Medicine Biomedical Engineering

Xuejun Wen, M.D., Ph.D.

William H. Goodwin Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Dr. Wen researches biomaterials as well as cell and tissue engineering

Biomaterials Cell and Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Drug Delivery

Enrique Cadenas, MD, PhD

Charles Krown/Alumni Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Enrique Cadenas researches the molecular mechanisms inherent in brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease.

Brain, Neurons, Astrocytes Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodenerative and Age-related Disorders Free Radicals Signal Transduction

Stephen Mayfield

Director, California Center for Algae Biotechnology Co-director, Food & Fuel for the 21st Century Professor · UC San Diego

Stephen Mayfield's research analyses the structures and proteins in algae.

Pharmaceuticals Biofuel Algae Molecular Genetics Protein Biochemistry

Eric Strauss

Presidential Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biological and Human Social Dynamics of Urban Ecosystems Behavioral Ecology of Animals in Urbanizing Habitats Public Engagement in the Doing and Teaching of Science

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering

Joshua Voss, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Joshua Voss' areas of interest include coral reef ecology, coral health and disease, molecular ecology, marine conservation and management.

Coral Health and Disease Coral Reef Ecosystems Marine Conservation Molecular Ecology Coral Reef Ecology

Demian Willette

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Seafood Labeling Environmental Health Marine Ecology Fishing Policy

C. Nataraj, PhD

Professor of Mechanical Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

C. Nataraj, PhD, is an expert in unmanned vehicles, robotics, and diagnostic healthcare systems.

Autonomous Vehicles Unmanned Vehicles Robotics Drones Engineering

Tomasz Arodz

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Arodz's research focuses on machine learning and bioinformatics

Machine Learning: Nonlinear Classification Methods That Incorporate Existing Knowledge Into Training Systems Biology: Integration of Prior Biological Knowledge and Multiple Sources of Data for Pathway Discovery Computational Biology: Analysis of Role of Protein Mutations in Evolution and Disease Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning in Biomedicine Protein Evolution

Edward Walker

Professor of Entomology · Michigan State University

Edward Walker is an expert in emerging infectious diseases, landscape ecology and landscape risk analysis.

Landscape Risk Analysis Mosquitos Emerging Infectious Diseases Ladnscape Ecology

Angie Kennedy

Associate Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

Angie Kennedy's research focuses on different types of victimization among adolescents and young adults.

Mental Health Partner Rape family violence Victimization Among Young Adults Victimization Among Children

Greg Sawicki

Associate Professor, Automation / Mechatronics · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Sawicki directs the Human Physiology of Wearable Robotics (PoWeR) laboratory.

Robotic Exoskeletons Terrestrial Locomotion Human-machine Interfaces

Carlo Urbinati

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Genetics of Gene Expression Rna Transport/Localization Structure and Function of Ribonucleoproteins

Nina Newman, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Doctoral Faculty in the Infant & Early Childhood Development Program

How Human Behavior is Formed and Impacted By the Interactional Influences of Biology Cognition and Social/Emotional Factors Psychiatric and Cognitive Problems After Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Executive Functions Learning and Attention Disorders Education and Educational Leadership

Peter Lin

Director, Primary Care Initiatives · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Peter Lin lectures and speaks throughout the world and maintains two busy family practices in Toronto.

Diabetes Clinical Research Clinical Practice Diabetes and Dementia Cardiology

Michael Roizen, MD

Chief Wellness Officer; Chair, Wellness Institute · Cleveland Clinic

Reveals how to stay fit, the right way to diet, and how to control your genes, choose the right supplements and keep the brain healthy

The Cleveland Clinic Experience in Bending the Cost Curve: How Social Media Has Buttressed Other Technologies Changing Health Caregiver Stress Top 12 Things You Can Do for Your Health Economics of Prevention

Felicia Tomasko

Extension Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

Center for Religion and Spirituality

David Sinclair

Director · International Longevity Centre

Particular interests in older consumers, adult vaccination, active ageing, financial services, & the role of technology in an ageing society

Ageing Local Government Stakeholder Engagement Public Policy Policy Analysis

Professor Jonathan Bamber

Professor of Glaciology · University of Bristol

Specialist in ice sheets and the impact of melting ice on sea levels

Satellite Remote Sensing Geoscience Ice Mapping Greenland Glaciers