Ariel Garten

Founder and Chief Evangelist Officer · Muse

Global speaker, female tech founder, and expert in brain, neuroscience, psychotherapy, entrepreneurship, innovation, and women in business.

Neuroscience of Meditation Brain Computer Interface Start Up Mindfulness Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Pankaj Karande

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on engineering peptides as novel drugs, drug carriers, affinity agents, and biomaterials for medical applications

Diagnostics Vaccine Design Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Peptide Engineering

Afroditi V. Filippas, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Professor · Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Smart Manufacturing Multimodal Data Analytics Data Analytics Electromagnetic Device Modeling Higher Order Statistical Analysis

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

Randy Weinstein, PhD

Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning; Professor of Chemical 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

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

Robert J. Sawyer

Science Fiction Writer · SFWRITER.COM Inc.

"Canada's foremost futurist" -- CBC Radio

Sudhakar Satti, M.D.

Neurointerventional Surgeon · ChristianaCare

Dr. Satti is a neurointerventional surgeon with expertise in acute stroke treatment, brain aneurysms, arteriovenous and radiosurgery.

Interventional Neuroradiology Neuroradiology Diagnostic Radiology Neurointerventional Radiology Diagnostic Neuroradiology

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

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

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

Zahra Keshavarz Motamed

Assistant Professor · McMaster University, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University

Translational & basic cardiovascular mechanics Biomechanics Fluid Mechanics Solid Mechanics Medical Imaging

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

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

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

Rahul Shetty

Professional · Health Care

Healthcare Current Technology Medical Devices

Stefanie Ferreri, Pharm.D.

Professor, Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC-Chapel Hill

Through her research, Stefanie Ferreri hopes to change the way community practice is portrayed and delivered in the United States.

Older Adults Community Pharmacy Nonprescription Medications Health Care Policy University Teaching

Ugochukwu 'Ugo' Etudo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management · University of Connecticut

Ugochukwu Etudo is an expert on using software to learn about the online activities of fringe groups.

Terrorist Propaganda Advanced Database Systems Data Analytics Online Activity of Terrorists Internet Dissemination of Ideologies

Gerry Brunk

Managing Director · Lumira Ventures

Gerry Brunk is a venture capital investor with expertise in biotechnology, medical devices, start-ups and corporate strategy.

Business Strategy Medical Devices Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Commercialization