Ina Ganguli

Associate Professor of Economics · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ina Ganguli looks at how individuals acquire and use their skills, particularly on science and innovation, immigration and gender issues.

Gender Disparities in Labor Markets International Migration of Students and Scientists Formation of Scientific Collaboration Economics of Science & Innovation Labor Economics

Julia Hanigsberg

President and CEO · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Champion for children and youth with disabilities & healthcare CEO. Expert speaker and leader on diversity, innovation and inclusion.

Disabilities Patient Centred Care Children's Health Leadership Women in Leadership

Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Sarah DeYoung

Associate Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. DeYoung's expertise is in maternal and child health in crisis and disaster settings, with a focus on infant feeding in emergencies.

Evacuation Decision-making Companion Animals in Disasters Maternal & Infant Health in Disasters Refugee & Immigrant Well-being Psychological Sense of Community

Dr Haris Alexakis

Lecturer, Civil Engineering · Aston University

Dr Alexakis conducts research on smart/digital infrastructure for sustainable civil engineering systems.

Ageing Infrastructure Smart Bridges Structural Health Monitoring Structural Analysis of Masonry/Historic Structures Signal Processing and Data Analytics

Michael Manoogian

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Vibration Analysis Structural Analysis Earthquake Engineering Structural Design Structural Engineering

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

Joseph Weber

Chair and Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Slope Stability Evaluations Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Civil Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Liquefaction

José Holguín-Veras

Director, Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE) & William H. Hart Chair Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

He is a world expert in freight transportation planning and policy and disaster response logistics

Management of Panic Buying Transportation Planning Disaster Response Logistics Sustainable Freight Transportation Impacts of Ecommerce

Christopher Letchford

Professor & Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Studies wind flows through, and loads upon, the built environment.

Climate Impacts on Wind Loads Environmental Wind Flows Wind Climatology Wind-Structure Interaction Bluff-Body Aerodynamics

Warren Faidley

Severe weather survival expert, media & corporate consultant / spokesperson, Tactical EMT · Self-employed

Storm and disaster survival expert - media / corporate consultant & spokesperson - storm chasing personality

On Air Personality Automotive Testing Media Consultant Storm Chaser Meteorology

Asoo Vakharia

Professor · University of Florida

Asoo Vakharia's research and areas of expertise include sustainability, channel selection, green product design and supply chains.

Information Systems and Operations Management Supply Chain Management Environmental Operations Green Product Design Sustainability

Michael Perfit

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Michael Perfit’s research focuses on the petrogenesis of mid-ocean ridge basalts, island arc lavas and oceanic spreading centers.

Volcanology Marine Geology Geochemistry Mid-Ocean Ridge Spreading Centers and Seamounts

Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

Dr. PANKAJ DHUSSA Ph.D. & Sc.D.

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION · NASA

Research Scientist & iNaturalist

Astronomy iNaturalist Futuristic Thinking Research & Development Technology & Innovation

Tricia Wachtendorf

Director / Professor, Disaster Research Center / Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Wachtendorf expertise lies in the social, organizational, and decision-making aspects of disasters.

evacuations Multi-organizational coordination and responses in disasters Transnational crises Improvisation and adaptation Community-based approaches to preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

Lauren Stewart

Associate Professor, Director of Structural Engineering/Materials Laboratory, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Lauren Stewart is considered by many to be among the top blast researchers in the US.

Computational Mechanics Mechanical Shock/Impact Blast Engineering Hazard Engineering

Gisli Olafsson

Emergency Response Director · NetHope

Leading expert in the use of technology in disaster response. Expert and author in the area of crisis leadership.

Technology Use in Disasters Digital Volunteers Crisis Leadership

Jaime Leal

Director · Emotional Paycheck

Give your team a raise without affecting the budget®

Leadership Happiness Communication Entrepreneurs

Jonathan Wilson

CEO · Soul Systems

Inspiring & leading edge content how to lead large-scale transformation, drawn from life and work among tribes, warlords and executives.

Leadership Organizational Soul Collaboration Team Purpose