Marcelo Manucci

Director · Estrategika

Emotional Competitiveness

New Skills for A Change in Corporate Culture Management of Uncertainty and Instability Change Management Emotional Competitiveness

L. Todd Wood

Editor-in-Chief · Creative Destruction Media/Tsarizm.com

Specialist in the National Security Threat from Economic Weakness and Sovereign Debt/The Russian Situation

National Debt Bond Market Russian Issues

Destenie Nock

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Destenie Nock uses mathematical modeling tools to address societal problems related to sustainability planning, energy policy and equity.

Electricity and Food Systems Decision Analysis Energy Transitions Electrical Infrastructure Engineering for Social Good

Kent Messer

Professor, Applied Economics · University of Delaware

Prof. Messer specializes in topics in the nexus of agriculture and the environment and the economics of stigma.

Agri-Environmental Policy Food Labeling Stigma Water Recycling Behavioral Economics

Harsh Bais

Associate Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Bais conducts research in plant signaling – how plants recognize and communicate with one another.

Plant-Microbe Interactions Plant Biology Plant Signaling Root Exudation Plant and Soil Sciences and Horticulture

Emily Bianchi

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Economic Conditions and Early Adulthood Job Attitudes Moral Behavior Economic Conditions and Psychology Organizational Behavior

Leo Martinez

Albert Abramson Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: martinez@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4683 / Office 360-200

Taxation Law Insurance Law and Regulations Contracts Communications Law Federal Taxation

Dr Lola Canamero

Reader in Adaptive Systems and Head of the Embodied Emotion Cognition and (inter-) action Lab · University of Hertfordshire

Lola’s work explores the emotions between humans and robots, particularly when robots are used to provide therapy or learning opportunities.

Human-Robot Interaction Artificial Intelligence Robots Robots as Therapy

Marta Vicarelli

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Marta Vicarelli's research focuses on the risks and the socioeconomic impacts of climate variability and climate change.

Economics of Sustainability Political Economy of the Environment Environmental Policy Environmental Economics Socioeconomic Impacts of Climate Change

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

Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

Eric Lowitt

Managing Director · Nexus Global Advisors

Sought-after Future of Business, Innovation, Leadership, and Collaboration Speaker and Expert; Harvard Business Review author

Competitive Strategy Sustainability Management Stakeholder Management Collaboration and Competition How to Outperform Your Rivals

Debbie Delaney

Associate Professor, Entomology · University of Delaware

Prof. Delaney researches evolutionary biology and population genetics of honey bees.

Population Genetics Honey Bees Evolutionary Biology

Bruno Basso

Ecosystems Scientist · Michigan State University

Research deals mainly with water, carbon, nitrogen cycling & modeling in agro-ecosystems.

Sustainabile Intensification Nitrogren Water Carbon Agro-Ecosystems

Dean Krusienski, Ph.D.

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University · VCU College of Engineering

Focusing on neural signal processing and analysis for the development of brain-computer interfaces and neuroprosthetic devices.

EEG Analysis Brain-Computer Interfaces Signal Processing Machine Learning Neuroprosthetics

Janine Certo

Assistant Professor of Language and Literacy · Michigan State University

Janine Certo is a poet and associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University.

Italian American Studies Poetry Arts-Based Educational Research

Monica Escaleras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative · Florida Atlantic University

Monica Escaleras is an expert in natural disasters and political economy.

Decentralization Business Administration Business and Economics Polling Natural Disasters Political Economy

Stephen Hamilton

Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry · Michigan State University

Expert in ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry, with particular attention to aquatic environments

Wetlands, Streams, Lakes and Watersheds Acquatic Environments Ecosystem Ecology Biogeochemistry Agricultural Ecology

Joan B. Rose

Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research, Dept of Fisheries and Wildlife · Michigan State University

International expert in water and public health microbiology, studies viruses, source tracking and protozoa in water with new tools.

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Microbial Source Tracking Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Public Health Microbiology Environmental Virology

Kalim Shah

Associate Professor, Energy and Environmental Policy · University of Delaware

Dr. Shah studies public policy, governance and institutional analysis for sustainable development in small islands and economies.

Public Policy Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) Institutional Transformation Small Island Developing States Energy Security and Transition