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.

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

Michele Lobo

Associate Professor, Physical Therapy · University of Delaware

Prof. Lobo's research focuses on interventions and devices for young children that maximize early learning and development.

Wearable Technology Rehabilitation Devices Exoskeletons Pediatrics

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

Christopher Ategeka

Founder · LyfBase

Inventor, 2014 UN Global Accelerator, Forbes 30 Under 30, Echoing Green fellow, Founder cabikes, Co-Founder Privail

Healthcare Drones for Humanity Investments in Africa Medical Devices Mechanical Engineering

Eyuphan Bulut, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bulut's research interests include wireless networks and mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and social networks

Mobile Computing: Wireless Networks Cyber-physical Systems Mobile Social Networks Wireless Charging Security: Cyber Security Network Security Privacy and Trust Mobile (3G/4G) Systems: Mobile Packet Core Cloud Mobile Data Offloading Big Data: Internet of Things (IoT) Crowd-sensing Mobile Data Mining and Supervised Learning

Ravi Hadimani

Associate Professor and Director of Biomagnetics Laboratory · Virginia Commonwealth University

Professor Hadimani specializes in non-invasive brain stimulation, biomagnetics, magnetocalorics and energy harvesting research.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Tms) Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Magnetic Nanoparticles Magnetocaloric Effect Rare-Earth Magnetic Materials

Dmitry Pestov, Ph.D.

Senior NCC Scientist · VCU College of Engineering

Chemical engineering expert, with a focus on X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Electron beam-assisted polymerization Electron beam lithography for graphene electronics Molecularly imprinted polymers for sensor applications Chemical and biological miniature sensors Polymer nanomaterials developed by supercritical fluids and solid-state photopolymerization

Irving Rappaport

Corporate Advisory Board · InventionShare

Entrepreneur, patent attorney, licensing executive and inventor. Irving headed Intellectual Property (IP) for 5 Fortune 500 companies.

Entrepreneur Patent Attorney Internet Telephony Plasma and LCD TVs Software

Tom Fortin

Owner · Ontrak Control Systems

Tom is the owner of a Sudbury-based electronics design and manufacturing company, Ontrak Control Systems (www.ontrak.net )

Serial Data Acquisition Interface Devices Pcb and Enclosure Manufacturing Safety and Emc Certification Cnc Machining Injection Mold Design

Domenic Forte

Professor · University of Florida

Domenic Forte is an expert in the fields of hardware security and assurance, electronic design automation, and microelectronics.

Counterfeit Electronics National Security Hardware Security Electronic Design Automation Artificial Intelligence

Syed A. Hashsham

Professor · Michigan State University

I am an environmental engineer engaged in addressing environmental and health issues using molecular biology, genomics, and microfluidics.

Bioremediation Antimicrobial Resistance Microbial Ecology Environmental Biotechnology Molecular Biology

Dominique Halaby

Director, Business Innovation Group · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Halaby oversees development of Georgia Southern University’s City Center.

Community Development Workforce and Economic Development Non-Profit Organizations Workplace Innovation Rural Entrepreneurship

Nicole Dorey

Lecturer · University of Florida

Nicole R. Dorey, founder of the Animalia Laboratory, teaches courses in psychology and animal behavior.

Human-Animal Interactions Animal Training Animal Welfare Animal Behavior Dog Cognition

Angelia L. Seyfferth

Professor, Soil Biogeochemistry and Plant-Soil Interactions · University of Delaware

Prof. Seyfferth focuses on soil biogeochemical processes that dictate contaminant and nutrient cycling and uptake by plants.

Chemical Sciences Soil Science Soil Biogeochemical Processes Plant Science Ecosystems

Candice Odgers

Professor Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Candice Odgers is a developmental psychologist who studies adolescents’ mental health and development.

Early Adversity Quantitative Psychology Social Inequality Technology and Young People Digital Inequality

Michael J. Cabral, Ph.D.

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

Professor Cabral specializes in engineering education and nanofabrication techniques

Engineering Education Nanofabrication Techniques Molecular Electronics

Meredith Carroll, Ph.D.

Professor | College of Aeronautics · Florida Tech

Dr. Carroll's research focuses on decision-making in complex systems, human-machine teaming, performance assessment and adaptive training.

Training Fidelity Analysis Adaptive Training Individual Differences Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Cybersecurity

Rima Taher

Senior University Lecturer · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Taher focuses on structural technology, stability of structures, architectural cognizance and engineering standards

Hurricanes Structural Engineering Engineering & Technical Design Structural Design Engineering