Isabella Velicogna

Professor, Earth System Science, Physical Sciences Associate Dean Graduate Studies, Equity and Inclusion · UC Irvine

Isabella Velicogna is a Professor of Earth System Sciences and a Faculty Part time at NASA/Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Physical Climate Sea Level Rise GRACE Satellite Climate Change

Dr Nazanin Zand

Associate Professor of Food and Science Nutrition · University of Greenwich

She researches - and advises industrial partners - on issues of nutrition, food content and food production.

Catering Baby Food Healthy Eating Special Diets Food

Tara Trammell

Associate Professor, Urban Forestry · University of Delaware

Prof. Trammell studies how biophysical and sociological factors affect urban ecosystem structure and function.

Invasive Species Urban Forests Urban Ecosystems Biology Pollution

Jill Becker

Founder and CEO · 02139 Inc

Dr. Jill Becker is an expert in maximizing value for high growth technology companies, start-ups & non profits.

Materials and Nanotechnology Strategic Partnerships High Growth Technology Business Development Global Account Management

Stefanie Sydlik

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Stefanie Sydlik's research interests include polymer science, materials chemistry, biomaterials and sustainable materials.

Materials Chemistry Polymer Science Biomaterials Graphene Stem Cells

Shuresh Ghimire, Ph.D.

Associate Cooperative Extension Educator · University of Connecticut

Shuresh Ghimire conducts an extension education and research program in vegetable crop production and practices.

Plastic Mulch Climate Adaptation Horticulture Agricultural Sciences Biodegradable Materials

Lisa Rodrigues, PhD

Professor of Geography and the Environment; Director of the MS in Environmental Science Graduate Program | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lisa Rodrigues, PhD, researches the environmental change impacting tropical ocean ecosystems and conservation and management strategies.

Marine Invertebrates Coral Reefs Ecosystems Ocean Environments

Vivian Loftness

University Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Vivian Loftness is an internationally renowned researcher, author and educator with 30+ years in environmental design and sustainability.

Changing Nature of Work Environmental Quality Environmental Design Sustainability Energy

Rachael Seidler

Professor · University of Florida

Rachael Seidler researches the neural control of movement in health and disease, with a specific focus on motor learning.

Space Parkinson's Cognitive Ageing Neuroscience and the Brain Neuroplasticity

Varun Makhija

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Varun Makhija's research focuses on the interaction of light with matter, and the ensuing motion of molecular atoms and electrons.

Chemical Physics Molecular and Optical Physics Chemistry and Physics Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

Andrea Grottoli

Professor | School of Earth Sciences · The Ohio State University

Climate change expert, specializing in coral responses to climate change and reconstructing oceanographic conditions

Coral Reefs Paleoceanography Biogeochemistry

Shirley Baker

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

Michael Rawlins

Extension Associate Professor and Associate Director, Climate System Research Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Michael Rawlins seeks to connect and understand water, energy and carbon cycling across the earth's land, atmosphere, and ocean domains.

Climatology Hydrology Arctic Science Climate Hydrology of Arctic Environments

Rick Relyea

Director, Darrin Fresh Water Institute; Director, Jefferson Project; & David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches community ecology, ecotoxicology, phenotypic plasticity, forest inputs to wetlands, disease ecology, and invasive species

Aquatic Ecosystems‎ Animal Disease Ecology Animal Behavior Evolution Ecology

Jaydev Desai

Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Jaydev Desai is an expert in the areas of medical robotics, image guided surgical robotics, and surgical simulation.

Surgical Simulation Medical robotics Human Augmentation Image Guided Surgical Robotics

Jessika Rojas, Ph.D.

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

Professor Rojas is a nuclear engineering expert specializing in nuclear materials, nanomaterials, and radiation processing.

Nuclear materials Radiation chemistry and radiation processing Radiation damage and radiation effects on nuclear materials Nanostructures for targeted radionuclide therapy and enhanced external radiotherapy Nanomaterials for nuclear engineering applications

Doug Tallamy

Professor, Agriculture and Natural Resources · University of Delaware

Prof. Tallamy researches how plants that evolved elsewhere impact food webs and biodiversity.

Native Plants Insect Conservation Ecological Landscaping Ecosystem Function

Mark Brand, Ph.D.

Professor of Horticulture and Plant Breeding, Nursery Extension Specialist · University of Connecticut

Professor Brand is a horticulturist who focuses on ornamental plant breeding, sustainable cultivars, and industrial hemp.

Woody Landscape Plants Nursery Crops Ornamental Plant Breeding Aroniaberry Fruit Production Plant Breeding

Yuncong Li

Professor · University of Florida

Yuncong Li is an expert on environmental soil chemistry, focusing on ecosystem restoration, fertilizer technology, and plant nutrition.

Ecosystem Restoration Fertilizer Technology Plant Nutrition Fertilizer Soil

Anna Siefken

Former Executive Director · Carnegie Mellon University

Anna Siefken's focus is on moving energy and climatetech innovation from the research lab to market.

Energy Efficiency Energy Resources Climatetech Innovation Building Performance Climate Change