Afroditi V. Filippas, Ph.D.

Professor, Graduate Program Director and VIP Director · Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor Filippas is VCU’s representative to CCAM. Her research focuses on Smart Manufacturing, Data Analytics, and Modeling.

Electromagnetic Device Modeling Data Analytics Higher Order Statistical Analysis Multimodal Data Analytics Experimental Design

Martha Hall

Director of Innovation, Health Sciences | Joint Appointment with Health Sciences · University of Delaware

Martha Hall focuses on designing wearables with the goal of holistically improving health using a patient-centered approach.

Functional Design Wearable Technology User-Centered Design Psychosocial Aspects of Wearables Qualitative Research Methods

Sam Divine Jr

CEO · Cross Atlantic Business Advisors, LLC

Consultant, Engaging Speaker, and Author

International Marketing: Traps to Avoid International Money-Saving Tips Finance Transformation for Innovation Finance for Non-Financial Executives Personal Branding: 5 Steps to Building A Door-Opening Brand

Shayla Sawyer

Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focused on engineering processes and potential applications of hybrid inorganic/organic materials for optoelectronic devices and sensors

Hybrid Nanomaterials Nano-Bio Optoelectronics Sensor Development Ultraviolet Photodetectors

Nastassja A. Lewinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Lewinski's research topics include nanomaterial toxicity, nanomedicine, and nanoinformatics.

Nanomaterial toxicity Nanoinformatics Nanomedicine Advanced in vitro exposure systems Comparative in vitro – in vivo analyses

Dr David Lowe

Senior Research Fellow · Leeds Beckett University

Dr David Lowe's main research interests are in terrorism & security, policing and criminal law.

Criminal Law Police Security Terrorism Crime

Randy Weinstein, PhD

Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning; Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering · Villanova University

Randy Weinstein, PhD, is an authority on chemical engineering and an expert on teaching and learning methods in higher ed.

Teaching and Learning Methods Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Flipped Learning Chemical Engineering Problems Surface Science

Wayne Chung

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Wayne Chung's research and work span medical systems and devices, robot design, consumer, and industrial products.

Consumer Products Robot Design Medical Devices and Systems Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles Industrial Products

Sambeeta Das

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering · University of Delaware

Prof. Das’s research spans robotics, autonomous systems, physics, organic chemistry and materials engineering.

Biomechanical Engineering Clean Energy & Environment Materials Engineering Biomechanics Fluid Mechanics

Sudhakar Satti, M.D., FAHA

Neurointerventionalist · ChristianaCare

Dr. Sudhakar R. Satti is a neurointerventional surgeon at ChristianaCare.

Interventional Neuroradiology Neuroradiology Neurology Radiology Patient Care

Kaitlynn Furse

Director, Corporate Communications · CAA South Central Ontario

Media spokesperson and subject matter expert on winter driving, road trips and travel.

Winter Driving Travel and Tourism Strategic Communications Road Trips

Angelos Keromytis

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Angelos Keromytis is an expert in systems and network security, and applied cryptography.

Computer and Network Security Privacy Software Security Network Security Cryptography Software

Robert J. Sawyer

Science Fiction Writer · SFWRITER.COM Inc.

"Canada's foremost futurist" -- CBC Radio

Jean Roy

Principal Consultant · Cleartelligence, Inc.

Jean Roy is an expert across multiple industries including, medical device, retail, aerospace and business intelligence, project management.

Logistics and Engineering Business Intelligence Supply Chain Aerospace and Steel Textile

Jyoti Katoch

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Jyoti Katoch investigates the electronic, optical and spin dependent properties of novel quantum systems.

Quantum Materials Quantum Systems Photolithography Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Molecular Beam Epitaxy Growth Method

Yanxiao Zhao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Zhao specializes in wireless networking, Internet of things and cyber security.

Wireless Communications and Networks Wireless Energy Harvesting Systems Wearable sensors for healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) Cyber Security

Scott Rader

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Charles “Scott” Rader has entrepreneurial work experience in the areas of information technology product development and management.

Literary Deconstruction in Consumption Meanings Ethnographic Exploration of Experiential Consumption Postmodern Consumer Culture Postmodern Consumption Social Media Marketing

Nikhil Koratkar

Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

World Renowned, Highly Cited Expert in Battery Energy Storage

Nano-Coatings Nanostructured Materials Energy Storage Batteries Nano-Composites

Krzysztof Przybylski

Council Member | Sales Manager · Canon, Inc. | GLG|

Council Member |Sales Manager | Medical Devices | High-tech | Canon | GLG | 15+ years of expertise

Medical Devices Sales Operations Market Development Optical Diagnostics and Imaging Brand & Identity Development and Execution

Saeed Sokhanvar

R&D Director, ElectroMechanical · Siemens Healthineers

Saeed Sokhanvar is an expert in the development of innovative medical devices, specifically, robotics and electromechanical products.

Design For Manufacturing Biomedical Engineering Medical Devices R&D Validation