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

Jessica Rouge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Professor Rouge is an expert in enzyme-mediated assembly of nanomaterials and delivery of DNA and RNA into cells.

SELEX Therapeutic Oligonucleotides Gene Regulation Nanocharacterization

Kristine Jacquin, Ph.D.

Academic Program Developer and Director · Fielding Graduate University

Psychology professor and licensed clinical psychologist with a consulting practice focused on forensic and neuropsychological evaluations

Forensic Psychology Neuropsychology Substance Abuse in Interpersonal Violence Victims Use and Abuse of Prescription Psychostimulants Intellectual Disability in Capital Crimes

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

Kristina Wagstrom, Ph.D.

Eversource Energy Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering Education · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagstrom is a chemical engineer with a specialization in atmospheric chemistry.

Biofuels Woman in STEM Air Pollution Atmospheric Chemistry Biomolecular Engineering

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

Reza Mohammadi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor with Tenure, 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

Ultra-incompressible superhard materials Superhydrophobic materials Thin film deposition and characterization Tearing energy of sheet metals Metal forming and shaping

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.

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

John Stepp

Associate Professor · University of Florida

John Stepp conducts conservation research on the persistence, change and variation of traditional ecological knowledge.

China Biocultural Diversity Indigenous Peoples Issues Latin American Studies Ethnobotany

Gregg Fields, Ph.D.

Executive Director · Florida Atlantic University

Gregg Fields uses chemistry to answer biological questions, many of which assist in the diagnosis and treatment of major diseases.

Extracellular Matrix Biochemistry Matrix Metalloproteinase Collagen Drug Discovery Protein Biochemistry

Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Chair of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

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

Medicinal Chemistry Whiskey Intellectual Property & Patent Management Expert Witness Interdisciplinary Education

Bruce Armitage

Professor and Co-Director · Carnegie Mellon University

Bruce Armitage’s current research interests include the use of PNA for sequence-specific recognition of DNA and RNA.

Peptide Nucleic Acids DNA Nanotechnology Bioorganic Chemistry Fluorescent Dyes Molecular Evolution

Nicholas Leadbeater, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

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

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

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

Lambert Doezema

Chair and 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

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

C. Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP

Head and Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. White’s research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and illicit drug safety, quality, and cost

Diet CBD Drug Costs Dietary Supplements Cardiovascular Drugs

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

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

Mahmoud Nourayi, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Accounting, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Paul A. Grosch Professor

Tax + Financial Consultant Auditor in Government and Public Accounting Internal Auditor + Accounting Manager Public Accounting