Eric Durant, P.E., Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Eric Durant's research focuses on real-time audio processing with a focus on hearing aids and artificial intelligence/deep learning.

Deep Learning Audio Processing Beamforming Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering

Emily Lund

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders · Texas Christian University

Emily Lund works with children suffering from hearing loss to improve their literary skills.

Aural Rehabilitation Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders Early Intervention with Children with Hearing Loss Spoken and Written Word Learning in Children with Hearing Loss from Monolingual and Bilingual Homes Emergent Literacy Skills of Children with Hearing Loss

Tony Ulwick

Founder & CEO · Strategyn

Tony is the pioneer of Jobs-to-be-Done Theory and the inventor of Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI).

Outcome-Driven Innovation Marketing Strategy Innovation Management Strategy Innovation Consulting

Teresa A. Nance, PhD

Associate Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion; Chief Diversity Officer; Associate Professor of Communication · College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Villanova University

Dr. Nance is a leader in diversity and inclusion in higher ed, specializing in interpersonal communication and multicultural affairs.

Diversity and Inclusion African-American Rhetoric African-American Performance Professional Presentation Diversity in Higher Education

Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd

Reader in Consumer Psychology · Anglia Ruskin University

Cathrine has media experience commentating on issues such as buyer behaviour, encouraging less consumption, & making sustainable purchases.

Consumer Psychology Product Touch and Image Sustainable Buying Consumer Choices Buying Behaviour

Marie Coppola, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences focused on language acquisition, ASL, deaf culture, and cognitive science.

Lange Acquisition Number Cognition Homesign Language Emergence Cognitive Development

Mara Scanlon

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Professor of English, Department of English, Linguistics and Communication

Digital Humanities Women’s Literature and Feminist Theory Twentieth-Century Literature Asian American Studies Bakhtinian theory

Sarah Igo

Andrew Jackson Chair in American History; Professor of Law; Professor of Political Science; Professor of Sociology; Director, American Studies Program · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the history of American privacy, social security, big data, survey data and the public sphere.

Modern U.S. History History of the Public Sphere History of the Human Sciences History of Survey Research Opinion Poll

Eric Fortune

Associate Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Eric Fortune specializes in evolutionary biology, specifically the mechanisms and evolution of animal behavior.

Locomotion Birds Biology Neuroscience Evolutionary Biology

José Antonio Medina

Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

Allison Sekuler

Associate Vice President and Dean, Graduate Studies · McMaster University

Dr. Sekuler is a Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour with expertise is in vision, aging, higher education, & diversity issues.

Aging Face and Object Recognition Perceptual Organization Pattern Vision Motion Perception

Saad Bhamla

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

The Bhamla Lab explores fundamental and applied research questions through the development of new experimental tools and techniques.

Materials and Nanotechnology Biotechnology Organismic Physics Global Health Complex Systems

Carl Philpott

Professor of Rhinology & Olfactology · University of East Anglia

He is leading clinical trials for chronic sinusitis and loss of smell due to viruses.

Loss of Smell Smell Disorders Rhinology Olfactology Taste Disorders

Jane Caputi, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Jane Caputi, Ph.D., is an expert in contemporary American cultural studies, including popular culture, gender and violence, and ecofeminism.

Feminism Gender and Violence Contemporary American Cultural Studies Popular Culture Ecofeminism

Justina Ray

President and Senior Scientist · Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Justina Ray's research is focused on evaluating the role of shifting landscapes in biodiversity decline and/or change in forested ecosystems

Conservation Planning Forested Ecosystems Biodiversity Wildlife Ecology Wildlife Conservation

Melissa Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Pre-College Philosophy Environmental Ethics Moral Philosophy Business Ethics Philosophy

Shane Wolffe

Founder · Future Proof Solutions

Future Proof: Building Sustainable Societies & Homes

Green Building Urban Design Climate Change Leadership Passive House Sustainable Development

Dr Felicity Deamer

Research Fellow, English · Aston University

Dr Deamer's research explores the linguistic and communicative dynamics of police interviews.

Linguistics Mental Health Use of Language

Dara Parker

Vice-President, Grants & Community Initiatives · Vancouver Foundation

A nonprofit executive who is helping shift the sector from charity to justice.

Nonprofit Leadership Nonprofit Management Gender Lgbtq Issues Diversity and Inclusion