Jesika Briones

Business Development Manager · MaRS Cleantech

Business Development Manager, Advanced Energy Centre

Entrepreneurship Industry Analysis Business Development Cleantech Business Planning

Steve Benton, Ph.D.

Senior Research Officer · IDEA

Steve leads a research team that designs and conducts reliability and validity studies for IDEA products.

Educational Psychology Higher Education Product Testing Educational Research Cognition

Gonzalo Maturana

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Corporate Finance Household Finance Securitization Real Estate Conflicts of Interest

Christopher Philips

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Christopher Phillips' research focuses on the history of science, particularly statistics and mathematics.

Historical Studies Research, Science and Technology Policy Applied Statistics Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy History and Philosophy of Specific Fields

Jamie Phillips

Professor and Department Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering · University of Delaware

Prof. Phillips's research interests are in new optoelectronic materials and devices.

Semiconductors Photonics Infrared

Jill Bronfman

Program Director of the Privacy and Technology Project at the Institute for Innovation Law and Adjunct Professor of Law in Data Privacy · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: bronfmanj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4758 / Office 112-200

Technology Law Innovation Law Data Privacy Data Security Intellectual Property Law

Rick Relyea

Director, Darrin Fresh Water Institute; Director, Jefferson Project; & David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches community ecology, ecotoxicology, phenotypic plasticity, forest inputs to wetlands, disease ecology, and invasive species

Aquatic Ecosystems‎ Animal Disease Ecology Animal Behavior Evolution Ecology

Thomas Ksiazek, PhD

Professor of Communication; Director of Graduate Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Thomas Ksiazek's, PhD, research is focused on the media industry's constant evolution to satisfy the needs of its audience.

Communication Media Industries Cross-Platform Audience Behavior Network Analysis of Digital Media Use News Audiences

Marcello Canuto

Professor and Director of the Middle American Research Institute · Tulane University

Marcello Canuto researches integrative mechanisms that the ancient Maya used to build and maintain a socio-politically complex society.

Ancient Maya Anthropology Mesoamerica Archaeological Remote Sensing Socio-Political Complexity

Chenfeng Xiong, PhD

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Villanova University

Dr. Xiong conducts AI and big-data research on human mobility, and its relations with policies, environment, & public health.

Transportation Engineering Transportation Planning Transportation Economics Transportation and Environment Big Data

Alona Fyshe

Assistant Professor · University of Victoria, Computer Science Department

Machine Learning and the Neuroscience of Language Understanding

Machine Learning Neuroscience and Language Computational Linguistics Natural Language Processing Data Analysis and Data Mining

Antonis Rokas

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.

Tree of Life Mosquito Functional Genomics Evolution of Fungal Metabolism Molecular Evolution Evolutionary Development

Dana E. Veron

Professor, Geography and Spacial Sciences; Co-Director, Gerard J. Mangone Climate Change Science and Policy Hub · University of Delaware

Prof. Veron's research interests include climate change impacts, polar and coastal climate and climate change education.

climate education sea breeze Polar climate Coastal Meteorology Offshore wind power

Erin Calipari

Associate Professor of Pharmacology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

Opioids adaptive processes self-administered drugs Dopamine Addiction and Recovery

Youyou Tao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Healthcare Analytics and Informatics Econometrics Latent Growth Modeling Bayesian Modeling

Tom Tresser

Co-Founder · The CivicLab

Creativity champion. Civic educator. Public defender.

Non-Profits Research Public Speaking Social Change Creativity

Malik Magdon-Ismail

Professor, Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Learning from data and decision-making in complex data systems

Probability and Stochastic Processes Pattern Recognition Machine Learning Big Data Algorithms

Francine Berman

Stuart Rice Honorary Chair and Research Professor, Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Francine Berman is a data scientist whose work focuses on the social and environmental impacts of information technology.

Gender and whistleblowing Social impacts of Technology Internet of Things Data Stewardship and Cyberinfrastructure Public Interest Technology

Bern Grush

Strategy | Vice President Innovation · Grush Niles Strategic | PayBySky

Transportation innovator, writer, speaker. Deployment and social policy: automated vehicles, parking, mobility as a service, & road tolling.

Autonomous Vehicles Self-driving cars Driverless cars Parking Reform Road Tolling

Hannes Baumann, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Hannes Baumann is an expert in coastal fish ecology and effects of marine climate change

Evolution Oceanography Marine Science Fish Populations Marine Climate Change