Mary Lusk

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Mary Lusk focuses her research on well water and septic system.

Urban Water Quality, Stormwater, and Low Impact Development for Urban Areas Onsite Wastewater Treatment (Septic Systems) Urban Fertilizer Ordinances Pathogens in Water Bodies Urban Agriculture

James Douglass, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

James Douglass studies the interactions among living organisms and the environment in coastal waters, including algae blooms.

Reefs Algae Oysters Water Pollution Marine Biology

Robert Richardson

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in ecological economics, ecosystem services, food security, and sustainability.

Natural Resource Management Writing and Editing Sustainability Food Security Rural Development

Pedro Sanchez

Research Professor · University of Florida

Pedro Sanchez studies how soils in tropical regions can be managed and improved to increase food production.

Pesticide and Waste Management Latin American Studies World Hunger Food Security Tropical Soils

Rattan Lal

Associate Professor, Soil Science | Environment and Natural Resources · The Ohio State University

Rattan Lal is a Professor of Soil Physics in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University .

Soil Science Environment Natural Resources

Wolfgang Bauer

Associate Vice President · Michigan State University

Wolfgang Bauer's research is primarily in renewable energy, sustainability, global warming

Mobility Biogas Global Warming Photovoltaics Sustainability

William Louda, Ph.D.

Research Professor · Florida Atlantic University

WIlliam Louda studies algal blooms, water quality, and how that affects microalgal communities (phytoplankton, periphyton, epiphytes etc.).

Algal Blooms Organic Geochemistry Phosphorus Pollution Photosynthetic and Accessory Pigments Microalgal Communities

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Meaning Oriented (Logo) therapy The Role of the Church as Service Provider Training Needs for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Hunger among Older Adults Spiritual Assessment Among the Elderly

Colin Polsky, Ph.D.

Director of the Florida Center for Environmental Studies · Florida Atlantic University

Colin Polsky is trained as a geographer, specializing in the human dimensions of global environmental change.

U.S. Climate Vulnerabilities Geography Humanities Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Mathematics

Ai-Ping Hu

Senior Research Engineer, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Ai-Ping Hu is an expert in the areas of robots, farming and autonomy.

Farming Autonomy Robotics

Brian LaPointe, Ph.D.

Research Professor at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute · Florida Atlantic University

Brian Lapointe’s research interests include algal physiology and biochemistry, marine bioinvasions and marine conservation.

Marine Bioinvasions Coral Reef Ecology Algal Physiology Biochemistry Seagrass Ecology

Peter Coclanis, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.

Distinguished Professor; Director, Global Research Institute, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D · UNC-Chapel Hill

Albert R. Newsome Professor Professor and Director of the Global Research Institute

Southern Economy Asian Studies Globalization Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods Economic Development

Greg Duerksen

President · Kincannon & Reed

Thought-provoking and riveting commentator on the global War for Talent and how to win it. Audiences find the stories highly entertaining.

Talent Modern Agriculture Turnarounds Leadership

Robert Wakulat

Mentor | CBASE · Wakulat Dhirani LLP

Robert Wakulat is a business lawyer whose practice focuses on working with social innovators and entrepreneurs

Business Law Renewable Energy Law & Policy Co-Operative Law Social Enterprises Corporate Leadership

Surupa Gupta

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gupta is an expert on Indian politics and economics, international political economy, gender and development, and South Asian politics.

Indian Politics and Economics International Political Economy Politics of Economic Development South Asian Politics Global Economic Governance