Bennett (Ben) Ward, Ph.D.

Director of Project Outreach, Associate Professor · VCU School of Engineering

Polymer chemistry and engineering. Product and device design, with a knack for robust program development. Director of Capstone Design.

Capstone Senior Design Program Innovation design and development processes High Performance Polymers and Fibers Applications of Materials and Surface Science Filtration and separation

Jeremie Zoueu, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Laser and matter interactions expert, focusing on optical spectroscopy

Optical Spectroscopy Imaging Spectroscopy Bio photonics

Max Shtein

Professor · University of Michigan

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering University of Michigan

Scott Commins, MD PhD

Associate Professor of Allergy and Immunology and Peds-AIR · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Commins sees patients and maintains an active research lab, where his primary clinical interest is meat allergy.

Seasonal Allergy Hives Asthma Food allergy Allergies

Kate Bloch

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: blochk@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4867 / Office 336-200

Criminal Law Criminal Practice Legal Ethics Legal Education Criminal Procedure

David Boutt

Professor of Geosciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Boutt's research focuses on how water becomes groundwater and the sub-surface processes that impact it along its journey.

Drought Hydrogeology Groundwater Recharge Processes Groundwater Water

Deborah Kurrasch

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Genetics · University of Calgary

Kurrasch’s research is focused on genetic programs that govern hypothalamic development using both mice and zebrafish as model organisms.

Molecular Biology Developmental Biology Pharmacology Neuroscience Genetics

Michael J. McClure, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BE, Vanderbilt University | Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University · VCU College of Engineering

Understanding the role of extracellular matrix and mechanical forces to regulate skeletal muscle structure, function, and innervation.

Muscle aging Cell-matrix interactions Integrin-mediated signaling Myoblast fusion Regenerative rehabilitation in skeletal muscle trauma

Greg Boyce, Ph.D.

Expert in organic chemistry · Florida Gulf Coast University

Greg Boyce has a passion for organic synthesis and total synthesis of natural products.

Total Synthesis Organic / Inorganic Synthesis Chemicals in Household Settings Organic Chemistry Medicine and Drugs

Gene McAvoy

Associate Director for Stakeholder Relations · University of Florida

Gene McAvoy can help on questions about crop damage, including sugarcane, during and after hurricanes and how growers are recovering.

Pest and Disease Management Vegetable Production Crop Damage Horticulture Sugarcane

Kevin Curran

Clinical Assistant Professor of Journalism in Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Dual appointment: Instructor in Communication Studies, LMU College of Communication & Fine Arts

Business Communication Media History Media Management Journalism

Thomas Wolever

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Wolever’s research concerns the role of dietary carbohydrates in human nutrition and metabolism.

Diabetes Nutrition Cardiovascular Disease Insulin Resistance Obesity

Robert C. Schober

Co-Founder · Circuit Seed

Robert C. Schober is an expert in integrated circuit design

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) Complementary Current Field Effect Transistor (CiFET) RF Analog Desings CMOS Mixed Signal

Daniel E. Conway, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rice University | Ph.D., Georgia Tech and Emory University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Conway focuses on methods to directly measure forces across proteins and understand how these forces affect cellular function.

Mechanotransduction Cellular biomechanics Forces at intracellular junctions Nuclear LINC complex

Professor Bruce Drinkwater

Professor of Ultrasonics · University of Bristol

Exploring the uses of ultrasonics waves: for levitation and manipulation, non-destructive testing and monitoring the health of materials

Ultrasonic Array Imaging Levitation Engineering Damage Soundwaves Mechanical Engineering

Wendy A. Clark, DDS, MS

Assistant Professor, Restorative Sciences, Division of Prosthodontics · UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry

Dr. Clark is an expert in general and prosthodontic dentistry (dentures, implants and veneers).

Prosthodontics Dentures Veneers General Dentistry Dental Implants

Zhipeng Lu, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in RNA structures and interactions, chemical tools for RNA, RNA in genetic and infectious diseases, and computational biology.

Computational Biology Chemical tools for RNA RNA structures and interactions RNA in genetic and infectious diseases

Gary C. Tepper, Ph.D.

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

Professor Tepper's research focuses on radiation detection and measurement.

Radiation detection and measurement Chemical sensing Supercritical Fluids Electrospinning Nanoscale materials

Jonathan Crane

Professor · University of Florida

Jonathan Crane studies how hurricanes affect Florida agriculture.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Biodiversity and the Environment

Frances J. Richmond, PhD

Director of the International Center for Regulatory Science & Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in implantable medical devices, clinical trial regulatory issues, and regulation of pharmaceuticals and medical device products.

Regulatory Science Implantable Medical Devices Regulatory Issues and Clinical Trials Regulation of Medical Products