Emily Jarvis

Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Physical Chemistry Chemistry Modern Quantum Chemistry Chemistry of Wine Characterization of Inorganic Molecules

Pam Henderson

CEO · NewEdge

CEO and author of KILLING IDEAS: You can kill an idea, you can't kill an opportunity!

Larisa DeSantis

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Studies mammal teeth and bones to determine how they responded to ancient climate change and reasons why they went extinct.

saber-tooth cats Paleoecology Ancient Australian Animals Ancient Climate Change Paleontology

Jaye E. Cable, Ph.D.

Chair, Environment, Ecology and Energy Program (E3P), and Professor, Department of Marine Sciences College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Jaye Cable focuses on Groundwater-Surface Interactions, Geochemistry and Wetland Hydrology.

Coastal Hydrology and Geochemistry Subterranean Estuaries and Groundwater Discharge Low Temperature Geochemistry / Biogeochemistry Wetland Hydrology and Hydrodynamics

Ralph Keeling

Professor · UC San Diego

Ralph Keeling's research focuses on atmospheric composition, the carbon cycle, and climate change.

Atmospheric Gasses Air-sea Gas Exchange Atmospheric Oxygen Paleoclimate and Climate Change Global Carbon Cycle

Stephen S. Fong, Ph.D.

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

Bioengineer who modifies micro-organisms to produce chemicals (e.g. from beer to fuel).

Systems Biology Synthetic Biology Evolutionary Biology Metabolic engineering Molecular engineering

Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D.

Bank of America endowed medical director, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute · ChristianaCare

Nicholas J. Petrelli is a nationally recognized expert on cancer.

Cancer clinical trials Surgical Oncology Cancer Detection Cancer Care Management Colorectal Cancer

Lambert Doezema

Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry; Director of Environmental Science Program; Co-Executive Director of Coastal Research Institute · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Chemistry Atmospheric Chemistry Quantitative Analysis Instrumental Analysis Gas Chromatography

Reza Mohammadi, Ph.D.

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

Professor Mohammadi researches Materials Science and Engineering, Surface Engineering, Wetting Phenomena, Metal Forming, Materials Chemistry

Machining Metal forming and shaping Tearing energy of sheet metals Thin film deposition and characterization Superhydrophobic materials

Professor Rosemary Collier

Professor, Life Sciences · University of Warwick

Rosemary Collier's research interest is in the development and application of Integrated Pest Management strategies for horticultural crops.

Pest management Insect Biology Pest Management in Field Crops Pest Science Environmental Bioscience

Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Dr. Simanek’s interests include whiskey, science education and basic scientific research aimed at the design of new medicines.

Expert Witness Higher Education Administration Organic and Polymer Chemistry Science Education Entrepreneurship Ed

Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences · UC San Diego

Veerabhadran Ramathan discovered the greenhouse effect of CFCs

Lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles as Research Platforms Clouds, aerosols, greenhouse gases, and climate Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC) Air-sea interactions Climate Change Mitigation

Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

Nicholas Leadbeater, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Dr. Leadbeater specializes in cleaner, greener ways to make molecules.

Preparing Biofuels Green Chemistry Organic Chemistry Metals in Preparative Chemistry Public Communication of Science

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

R. Helen Zha

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Develops biohybrid and bioinspired materials for applications in human healthcare and sustainability.

Biomimetic and Bio-inspired Materials Biomolecular Engineering and Self-assembly Sustainable Materials and Plastic Upcycling Drug delivery and Nanomedicine Nanostructured Soft Matter

Jeremy McCallum

Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Chemistry Oxidation Organic Chemistry Science NMR

Sina Rabbany

Dean, The Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science; Professor of Engineering · Hofstra University

Sina Rabbany specializes in biosensors, cardiovascular dynamics, and cellular biomechanics

Cellular and Tissue Engineering Biomedical Engineering Bioengineering Biomechanics Stem Cell Biology

Seth H. Weinberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Weinberg's research focuses on computational physiology, specifically questions related to electrophysiology and mechanobiology.

Computational physiology Cardiac electrophysiology Extracellular matrix assembly Nonlinear dynamics in biology Multicellular modeling

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