Karyn Rogers

Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the relationships between microbial communities and environmental conditions in extreme ecosystems

Geobiology Geological & Environmental Sciences Geochemistry Geomicrobiology Astrobiology

Alexandros Tsamis

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Graduate Program Director; Associate Director, Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Architect focused on composite materials, building energy systems and advanced manufacturing technologies for the built environment.

Manufacturing Technologies for the Built Environment Tectonics Composite Materials Ecology Material and Energy-based Computational Design

Faisal Shaikh, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Faisal Shaikh's areas of expertise include chemical engineering, biotechnology and microfluidics (lab on a chip).

Reaction Engineering Materials Science Biomolecular Engineering Chemical Engineering Characterization

James Douglass, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

James Douglass studies the interactions among living organisms and the environment in coastal waters, including algae blooms.

Reefs Algae Oysters Water Pollution Marine Biology

Mujibur Khan

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Mujibur Khan is an expert in Hybrid Polymer-Nanoparticle Fibers, Electrospinning and Solution Spinning, and Polymeric Fibers.

Bionanotechnology Polymeric Fibers Hybrid Polymer-Nanoparticle Fibers Electrospinning and Solution Spinning Nanoscale Advanced Materials

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

Dave Owen

Harry Sunderland '61 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: owendave@uchastings.edu / 415-703-8285 / Office 368-200

Environmental Law Natural Resources Law Water Law Administrative Law Water Resource Management

Karen Hamberg

Vice President, Strategy · Westport Fuel Systems

Clean-technology and clean transportation executive

Clean Tech Alternative Fuels for Transportation Clean Fuels Policy Decarbonizing the Transportation Sector Heavy-Duty Transportation

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over forty years experience following new technologies and trends and providing thought leadership on the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

Torbjörn Törnqvist

Vokes Geology Professor · Tulane University

Professor Törnqvist specializes in how coastal environments evolve under rapid sea-level rise and other impacts.

Paleoclimatology Stratigraphy Climate Change Quaternary Science Sea Level Change

Michael H. Peters, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Peters conducts experimental and theoretical research in the field of protein engineering.

Peptidyl-Biomimetics Inhibitors for Breast Cancer Targets OpenContact: A Simple Static Protein-Protein Mapping Algorithm Extended Liouville Equation for Open Systems Neuronal Stem Cell Delivery Systems Protein Engineering

Mark A. McHugh, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor McHugh researches high-pressure fluid properties and phase equilibria

High-Pressure Fluid Properties and Phase Equilibria Polymer Solution Behavior at High Pressures Scattering Phenomena in Polymer Solutions at High Pressures Supercritical Fluid Solvent Technology

Eric Rignot

Professor and Chair, Earth System Science · UC Irvine

Dr. Rignot works to understand the interactions of glaciers and climate and what effects they will have on global sea levels.

Ice Sheet Dynamics and Mass Balance Climate Change Glaciology Radar

Valentin Soloiu

Allen E. Paulson Distinguished Chair of Renewable Energy and Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Valentin Soloiu is an expert in Renewable and Sustainable, Biofuels Advanced Combustion Technologies, and Heat Transfer and Emissions.

Heat Transfer and Emissions Renewable and Sustainable Biofuels Advanced Combustion Technologies

Sascha Usenko B.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Science. Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program · Baylor University

Dr. Usenko is the Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program at Baylor University.

Anthropogenic Contaminants Spatial and Temporal Scales The Transformation and Bioavailability of Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals in the Environment Environmental Forensic Chemistry Identifying Unique Chemical Fingerprints

Shekhar Garde

Dean, School of Engineering & Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Professor, Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leads the largest of the five schools at Rensselaer and conducts research in statistical mechanical theory and molecular modeling

Engineering Thermodynamics Simulations of Biological Systems Molecular Theory Hydration Phenomena at Interfaces and Nanosystems

Richard Kobe

Professor of Forestry · Michigan State University

Expert on the ecological processes governing the dynamics of tree communities in temperate and tropical forests

Tree Communities in Temperate and Tropical Forests Forestry

Joshua Goldberger

Assistant Professor | Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry · The Ohio State University

New materials expert, specializing in applications in electronics, energy conversion, and medicine

Chemistry Biomedical Applications Biomedical Engineering Materials Science

Allison Burdette

Professor in the Practice of Business Law · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Burdette strives to give the students powerful knowledge about our legal system

Business and Environmental Law

Stephen J. Trumble B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology · Baylor University

Dr. Stephen J. Trumble is an Associate Professor of Biology at Baylor University.

Skeletal Muscle Physiology Energetics Diving Mammals Physiological Ecology Lipid Biochemistry