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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation