Cliff Medling

Technical Evangelist · 3DVIA/Dassault Systemes

Experienced Brand Evangelist presenting advancements in 3D technology

The Business Value of Virtual Training Advantages of Virtual Lifelike Experences Cloud and Mobile Technology Preview

David Arsen

Professor · Michigan State University

Professor Arsen's research focuses on school finance, school choice policies, and education governance

Education Policy School Facilities School Finance School Choice Governance

Professor Paul Gately

Carnegie Professor of Exercise and Obesity and Co-Director of the Applied Centre for Obesity Research · Leeds Beckett University

His main research interest is in childhood obesity - and the treatment strategies for obesity across all age ranges.

Eating Disorders Exercise Treatment of Obesity Childhood Obesity Weight Loss

Deborah Stienstra

Professor · University of Manitoba

author, researcher, advocate, speaker on inclusion, accessibility, gender-based analysis, disability policy, and global development

Disability Rights Disability Access and Advocate Gender analysis Women International Development

Rob Moore

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Rob Moore analyzes digital learning ecologies, such as massive open online courses, to identify innovative ways to improve learner outcomes.

Machine Learning STEM Education Digital Learning Ecologies Adult Education Massive Open Online Courses

G Philip (Phil) Robertson

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Agriculture and climate change (particularly mitigation strategies), bioenergy sustainability, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Soil Carbon Dynamics Climate Change Mitigation Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Agriculture Climate change and agriculture Bioenergy Sustainability

Meena Bose

Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Dr. Meena Bose is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Presidential Elections Presidential Campaigns Presidential Politics Presidential History

Omar Rodríguez-Vilá

Professor in the Practice of Marketing ; Academic Director of Education, Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Educator and scholar on modern marketing practices including how sustainability and technology have changed the pursuit of firm growth.

Marketing Strategy Sustainability Social Purpose Modern Marketing Marketing Capabilities

Xuejun Wen, M.D., Ph.D.

William H. Goodwin Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College 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

Nedra Cossa

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Nedra Cossa researches children’s writing practices, teacher preparation, and professional development schools

Professional Development Schools Family contribution to children's writing process Young children's writing practices Instructional writing practices for pre-service teachers Teacher Preparation

Mo Wang

Professor/Chair/Associate Dean · University of Florida

Mo Wang studies retirement and the employment of older workers and occupational health psychology.

Successful Aging in the Workplace Occupational Health Psychology Team Processes Management Retirement

Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D.

Interim Senior Associate Dean, College of Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Erdem Topsakal received multiple degrees in electronics and communication engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

Microwave Early Cancer Detection and Monitoring Microwave Hyperthermia and Ablation Wireless Medical Telemetry (Implantable and Body-centric) and E-Health Medical Applications of Microfluidics (Microfluidic Antennas and Sensors) Novel Microwave Antennas and Arrays

William Hart-Davidson

Associate Dean of Graduate Education in the College of Arts & Letters · Michigan State University

An expert in digital learning and writing environments, including the classroom, workplace, and social networking.

Writing Environments Composition Rhetoric Digital Learning

Shannon Schmoll

Director, Abrams Planetarium · Michigan State University

Shannon Schmoll is an expert on basic astronomy, naked-eye astronomy, eclipses, constellations and the night sky.

Night Sky Eclipses Basic Astronomy Planetariums Science Education

Matthew Bandelt

Assistant Professor and Associate Chair · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Bandelt focuses on cement-based composites to improve the behavior, durability and environmental impact of concrete structures.

Computational Modeling Polymeric Fibers Construction Reinforced Concrete

Mark Caleb Smith, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science · Cedarville University

Dr. Smith is an expert in American politics, campaigns & elections, and constitutional law.

Constitutional Law Presidential Politics Presidential Campaigns

Stacie Pettit, PhD

Associate Professor · Augusta University

A respected leader in middle level teacher education and meeting the needs of marginalized young adolescents.

Social Media Use in Middle Grades Education Documentary Novels for Middle Grades Foster Care and Education Middle Level Education Mathematics Education

Ashok Iyer, Ph.D., PE

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Iyer's research interests include GPS applications and neural networks

GPS Applications Neural Networks Linear and Nonlinear Control Theory Robotics for Nuclear Waste Handling

Marc Ensign

CEO · Sound-n-Vision

Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author, Musician and All Around Do-Gooder

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology