Heidi Jo Newberg

Professor, Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Studies the formation and structure of the Milky Way and other galaxies

Physics Color Selection of QSOs Supernova Phenomenology Astronomy Galaxy Photometry

Katherine Whitaker

Associate Professor of Astronomy · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kate Whitaker is an observational extragalactic astronomer who studies galaxy formation and evolution at the very edges of the universe.

Detection of Dead Galaxies Galaxy formation and evolution Astronomy

Rachel Mandelbaum

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Rachel Mandelbaum's research interests are predominantly in the areas of observational cosmology and galaxy studies.

Galaxy Studies Observational Cosmology Astronomical Surveys Space

James Bullock

Dean, School of Physical Sciences, Professor Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy · UC Irvine

James Bullock studies how galaxies and their constituent dark matter halos have formed and evolved over billions of years of cosmic time.

Dark Matter Star Formation Astronomy Galaxy Dynamics Physics

Tiziana Di Matteo

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Tiziana Di Matteo's research focuses on the study of black holes, encompassing a wide range of topics in high energy astrophysics.

High Energy Astrophysics Cosmology Space Astrophysics Black Holes

Megan Donahue

Professor of Astronomy · Michigan State University

Megan Donahue is an expert on AGN feedback in clusters and circumgalactic gas and is now president of the American Astronomical Society.

Galaxy Formation Galaxies Stars

Sarah Gallagher

Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy · University of Western Ontario

Professor Gallagher's research focuses on investigating the nature of winds from luminous quasars

University Education Physics Education Space Astronomy Astrophysics Black Holes

Derek Buzasi, Ph.D.

Expert in astrophysics, spaceflight and optics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Derek Buzasi's research involves almost anything to do with stars or the sun.

Stars Asteroseismology Nonlinear Dynamics Satellites and Spaceflight Exoplanets

Scott Dodelson

Professor and Department Head · Carnegie Mellon University

Scott Dodelson is interested in learning about fundamental physics by analyzing data from cosmic surveys.

Dark Matter Physics Space Cosmology Astrophysics

Jonathan Trump, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physics · University of Connecticut

Jonathan Trump is an observational astronomer who studies active galaxies

Physics and Astronomy Black Holes Supermassive Black Holes Active Galaxies

Laura Chomiuk

Astronomer · Michigan State University

Laura Chomiuk is an expert of novae and gamma rays.

Astronomy Supernovae Novae Gamma Rays

Bryan Segal

Senior Vice President · comScore

Segal brings over 20 years of business development, operational acumen, and client relationship expertise to his role at comScore.

Strategic Planning Market Research Business Development Media and Technology Digital Media

Bryan E. Penprase, PhD

Dean · Soka University

Professor Penprase is Dean of Faculty and Professor of Science.

Quasar Absorption Line Spectroscopy Archaeoastronomy Observational Astrophysics Astrophysics Astronomy

Eric Perlman, Ph.D.

Professor | Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Perlman is an observational astrophysicist whose research concentrates on the nuclei of galaxies.

James Webb Space Telescope Galactic Activity Galactic Nuclei Astrophysics Black Holes

Sara Seager

Professor of Planetary Science, Physics, and Aerospace Engineering · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sara Seager is an astrophysicist and planetary scientist, and is an expert in theory, computation, and data analysis of exoplanets.

Exoplanet Habitable Zones Exoplanet Atmospheres Exoplanet Interior Composition

Tanya Harrison

Fellow · Outer Space Institute

Professional Martian who has worked on rocks and robots on the Red Planet.

Space and Astrophysics Climate Change Satellite Based Remote Sensing of the Earth/atmosphere System Earth Science Women in STEM Careers

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

US Space Program Space Travel Science and Religion Evolution of Stars and Planets Physics and Astronomy

Seth Hamman, Ph.D.

Director, Center for the Advancement of Cybersecurity and Associate Professor of Cyber Operations and Computer Science · Cedarville University

Dr. Hamman is interested in helping to shape the young and growing discipline of cybersecurity education.

Cybersecurity Issues and Stories

Cece Kellie

Speaker & Coach · Cece Kellie

Beautiful Monday: Making Mondays NOT SUCK One Job at a Time

Work Life Balance Stress Reduction Personal Growth Career Growth Self Esteem

David Chuss, PhD

Professor and Chair of Physics · Villanova University

David Chuss, PhD, has worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and studies astronomical polarimetry and magnetic fields.

Astrophysical Magnetic Fields Cosmology Astronomical Polarimetry Galactic Center Star Formation