Ray A. Blackwell, M.D., M.J.

Chief of Cardiac Surgery · ChristianaCare

Ray Blackwell is Chief of Cardiac Surgery and is also the W. Samuel Carpenter, III, Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery.

Adult Cardiac Surgery Surgical Resynchronization Therapy ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) Cardiac Surgery Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

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

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico · VCU DEPT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomaterials for Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Tissues Immunomodulation and Immunoengineering Wnt Signaling in Morphogenesis Healing and Regeneration

Gregory Heyworth

Associate Professor of English and Textual Science; Director, Lazarus Project · University of Rochester

Gregory Heyworth is a textual scientist who works on new ways to read ancient manuscripts and maps using spectral imaging technology.

spectral imaging Ancient Maps Ancient Manuscripts Textual science

Herbert M. Shapiro

Invention Advisor · Circuit Seed

Herbert M. Shapiro is an Invention Advisor at Circuit Seed

Electrical Engineering Invention Advisory

Omer Inan

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Omer Inan's research focuses on non-invasive physiologic monitoring for human health and performance.

Medical Instrumentation Home Monitoring of Chronic Disease Medical Devices for Clinically-Relevant Applications Sports Medicine Non-invasive Physiological Monitoring

Ai-Ping Hu

Senior Research Engineer, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Ai-Ping Hu is an expert in the areas of robots, farming and autonomy.

Farming Autonomy Robotics

Kimberly Fenn

Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Sleep and Learning Lab · Michigan State University

An expert on the effect of sleep on learning and memory

Sleep Deprivation and Memory Sleep Deprivation Sleep Sleep and Human Performance Fitness and Memory

Robert Allen

Professor · Tulane University

Robert is an expert in the fields of security, intelligence and law enforcement.

Military Policies Law Enforcement Security Management Emergency Management Intelligence and Counter Intelligence

Vaughn McCall, MD

Case Distinguished University Chairman for the Department of Psychiatry & Health Behavior, Executive Vice Dean for the Medical College of Georgia · Augusta University

Vaughn McCall focuses on depression, electroconvulsive therapy, quality of life, insomnia, and suicide.

Suicide Quality of Life Depression Electroconvulsive Therapy Insomnia

Weisong Shi

Professor and Chair of Computer and Information Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Shi is an internationally renowned expert in edge computing, autonomous driving, and connected health.

Edge Computing Vehicle Computing Autonomous Driving Mobile and Connected Health

Max Shtein

Professor · University of Michigan

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering University of Michigan

Alexandros Tsamis

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Graduate Program Director; Associate Director, Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Architect focused on composite materials, building energy systems and advanced manufacturing technologies for the built environment.

Manufacturing Technologies for the Built Environment Tectonics Composite Materials Ecology Material and Energy-based Computational Design

Blake Collins, MBA, CBET, CHTM

Director of Clinical Engineering · ChristianaCare

Blake Collins is an expert in clinical engineering, leading one of the largest teams in the United States.

Clinical Engineering

Catherine Burch, MS, CXA, CUA

Vice President of Health & Technology Innovation · ChristianaCare

Catherine Burch is an expert in innovation strategy, championing emerging technologies to improve health care.

Inventors & Start-Ups Strategic Foresight Innovation Emerging Technology Human Centered Design

Dr. TR Hudrlik

CSO · Sensory Seed

Dr. TR Hudrlik has been a Biomedical/Biophysics Research Scientist and Inventor for over 35 years.

Electrode Electrolyte Interface Advanced Mathematics Biochemistry Cardiac Pacemakers Cardiac Sensing

Dianne T. V. Pawluk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BSc., University of Alberta | MSc., Queen's University, Canada | Ph.D. Harvard · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Pawluk develops devices and algorithms for assistive technology for individuals who are blind and visually impaired

Devices and algorithms for assistive technology for individuals who are blind and visually impaired Accessing graphical information Navigation and orientation Mobility aids Rehabilitation technology

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Eran Dor

Executive Advisor - RF Specialist · Circuit Seed

Eran Dor is an expert in System Engineering, particularly in the area of RF and analog design

RF Front end architecture design Radio Systems Architecture RF Designs Analog Circuit Design RFIC Design

C. Nataraj, PhD

Moritz Endowed Professor of Engineered Systems; Director, VCADS Research Center | College of Engineering · Villanova University

C. Nataraj, PhD, is an expert in unmanned vehicles, robotics, and diagnostic healthcare systems.

Autonomous Vehicles Unmanned Vehicles Robotics Drones Engineering