Ted Kury

Director of Energy Studies · University of Florida

Ted Kury's current research interests include economics, energy, energy policy, energy risk management, energy and the environment.

Energy and the Environment Storm Hardening Energy Markets Energy Policy Grid Security

Kenneth J. Wynne, Ph.D.

Distinguished Career Professor, Commonwealth Professor Emeritus and ACS Fellow, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Wynne has pioneered processing technology for fluoropolymers

Pioneering Processing Technology for Fluoropolymers – Daikin Industries Ltd. Functional Polymer Surfaces – National Science Foundation Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Polymer Surface Science Fluoropolymer Science Silicone Science

Nastassja A. Lewinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Lewinski's research topics include nanomaterial toxicity, nanomedicine, and nanoinformatics.

Nanomaterial toxicity Nanoinformatics Nanomedicine Advanced in vitro exposure systems Comparative in vitro – in vivo analyses

Michael Vandenbergh

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

National expert in environmental law, Vandenbergh is an expert in how private industry can help slow climate change.

Environmental Law Corporate Environmental Behavior Carbon Emissions Organizational Culture Climate Change Research

Todd BenDor, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of the Ph.D. Program, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences and Interim Director, Odum Institute for Research in Social Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

BenDor's research aims to better understand the impacts that human activities and development can have on sensitive ecological systems.

Human Impact on the Environment Ecology Environmental Planning Land Use Planning Urban Modeling

Rachel Warren

Professor of Global Climate Change · University of East Anglia

Her work assesses the risks that climate change poses to humans and ecosystems.

Hydrology Sustainable Development Climate Change Ecosystems Biodiversity

David Hu

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

David Hu's research focuses on fundamental problems of hydrodynamics and elasticity that have bearing on problems in biology.

Physical Applied Mathematics Biomechanics Fluid Dynamics Fluid Mechanics Solid Mechanics

Dr. Arun Advani

Professor, Economics · University of Warwick

Arun Advani is an expert on issues of inequality, migration, tax compliance, climate policy, and taxation in developing countries.

Development Culture Tax Economics Inequality

Parshati Patel

Education and Outreach Program Coordinator · Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration, Western University

An astrophysicist with a passion for science communication.

Astronomy Planetary Science Circumstellar Disks Massive Stars Science Communication

Eric Jackson, Ph.D.

Executive Director, CTI and Director CTSRC · University of Connecticut

Autonomous Vehicles Safety data integration and analysis Transportation Data Systems Web-based data collection, distributuon, and analysis Remote sensing and geographic information systems

David Fiorenza

Assistant Professor of Practice in Economics | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

David Fiorenza is an expert in local economic impact, the economics of the hospitality industry and state budgetary negotiations

Business Microeconometrics Urban Development Municipal Finance Public Sector

Bishal Silwal

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Bishal Silwal is an expert in Welding and Joining, Arc Based Additive Manufacturing, and Transport Phenomenon in Material Processing.

Transport Phenomenon in Material Processing Welding and Joining Arc Based Additive Manufacturing

Jasna Jankovic, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering · University of Connecticut

Prof. Jasna Jankovic is an expert in the development of advanced imaging and spectroscopy, fuel cells and industrial collaborations.

Industrial Collaborations Fuel Cells Development and application of advanced imaging and spectroscopy techniques 3D material design and imaging Advanced Nanomaterials for Clean Energy

Prakash Bhoi

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Prakash Bhoi is an expert in hydrocarbon, jet fuels, advanced biofuels, and biopower.

Hydrocarbon & Jet Fuels Advanced Biofuels & Biopower

Juston Western

Director of Operations · ChaiONE

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at CogMine

Wearable Technology Smart Home Technology Enterprise Mobility

Dr. Marty Makary

Physician, Researcher, Author, Medical Commentator · Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

This won't hurt a bit! In fact, your audience will say "Ahh" when a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine physician and author is at the podium

Minimally-Invasive Surgery Health Services Research Cancer Therapy Health Policy Access to Healthcare

Sheng Dai

Assistant Professor, Geosystems Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Sheng Dai develops innovative testing techniques to study properties and processes in soils and rocks at elevated pressure and temperatures.

Reservoir Geomechanics Geomaterials Characteriztion Energy Geotechnics Flow in Porous and Fractured Media

John Leshy

Emeritus Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: leshyj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4726 / Office 382-200

Real Property Law State and Federal Constitutional Law Natural Resources Law Public Land Law Water Law

Patricia Thornley

Director of EBRI, Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute · Aston University

Patricia Thornley works in assessing the environmental, economic and social imapcts of renewable energy technologies.

Chemistry Supergen Project Climate Change Bioenergy Environmental Sciences

Nicole Bouvier-Brown

Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Climate Literacy Environmental Justice Biogenic VOCs Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Atmospheric Chemistry