James Costa

Professor and Executive Director of Highlands Biological Station · Western Carolina University

Jim Costa's interests include insect behavior and ecology, environmental history and philosophy, and the history of science.

Charles Darwin Conservation Ecology Insect Behavior Evolutionary Biology

David Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagner is an expert in caterpillars, butterflies, moths, insect conservation, global insect decline

Butterflies and Moths Caterpillars Entomology Invasive Species Impacts Insects

William Heyborne

Associate Provost · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Edward Mondor

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Ed Mondor specializes in Insect Ecology and Forensic Entomology.

Environmental Science Insect Ecology Forensic Entomology

Josephine Antwi

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Antwi is an entomologist whose research focuses on the effects that sucking-piercing insect pests have on crops of economic importance.

Plant-Insect-Microbes Interactions Entomology Ecology Molecular Ecology Urbanization on Insect Pollinators

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

Matthew Grieshop

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in Cultural, Biological and chemical pest management for organic production systems

organic agriculture Extension Biological Control Integrated Pest Management Invasive Pests

Patrick Mercier

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · UC San Diego

Patrick Mercier specializes in low-power electronics for wearable computing.

Wearable Technology Low Power Electronics for Wearable Computing Electronics Wearable Sensing

John Stepp

Associate Professor · University of Florida

John Stepp conducts conservation research on the persistence, change and variation of traditional ecological knowledge.

China Biocultural Diversity Indigenous Peoples Issues Latin American Studies Ethnobotany

Dr Verity Jones

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Education and Childhood · UWE Bristol

Her area of interest is developing young people’s education on sustainability.

Public Engagement Eco-fashion Sustainability Education Natural Food Sources Edible Insects

Jeffrey LeJeune

Professor I Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine · The Ohio State University

Jeffrey T. LeJeune is an internationally recognized expert in food safety and bacterial diseases transmitted between animals and people.

Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Ecology Food Safety Bacterial Diseases

Sam Coogan

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Sam Coogan researches in the area of dynamical systems and focuses on developing tools for cyber-physical systems.

Formal Methods Cyber-Physical Systems Autonomous Systems Transportation Networks Control Theory

Douglas Yu

Professor of Ecology · University of East Anglia

His research designs rapid ways to measure biodiversity, with an emphasis on environmental DNA. Co-founder of NatureMetrics.

Rewilding Tropical Ecology Environmental DNA Biodiversity Effectiveness of Nature Reserves

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

Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Schwenk studies the functional morphology and evolution of lizards and snakes.

Reptiles Lizards Phenotypic Evolution Evolutionary Biology Ecology

Dr Jakob Vinther

Senior Lecturer · University of Bristol

Pioneer of ‘palaeocolour’ – studying and reconstructing fossil colour patterns

Dinosaur Camouflage Macroevolution Paleontology Dinosaurs Fossils

Eva Buckner

Assistant Professor/State Extension Specialist · University of Florida

Eva Buckner researches mosquitoes and mosquito control efforts.

Mosquito Control Programs Mosquito-Borne Viruses Human Health Mosquitos Pesticides

James Nieh

Professor, Section of Ecology, Behavior and Evolution · UC San Diego

James Nieh’s research focuses on bee communication and bee health.

Predator Hornets and Impact on Bees Honey Bees Ecology Beekeeping Pesticides

Professor Jonathan Rossiter

Professor of Robotics and Head of the Soft Robotics Group · University of Bristol

Inventing soft robots that can fix human and environmental problems

Soft Robots Smart materials Robotics Robots Artificial Intelligence

Mark Longstroth

Small Fruit Extension Educator · Michigan State University

An expert in fruit production and pest management.

Blueberries Strawberries Fruit Production Pest management Raspberries