Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Institute for Engineering and Medicine | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Dr. Mark Ware

Chief Medical Officer · Canopy Growth

Dr. Ware leads Canopy Growth’s medical division, Spectrum Therapeutics including research towards the development of cannabinoid medicines.

Endocannabinoid System Cannabis Research Cannabinoids Medical Cannabis Clinical Research

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

Edwin "Win" Everham, Ph.D.

Expert on hurricanes and other disturbances and their ecological impact · Florida Gulf Coast University

Edwin Everham is an expert in ecological modeling and restoration ecology.

Water Resources Urban Ecology Impacts of Climate Change Restoration Ecology Hurricane Impacts on Ecosystems

Virginia Hughes

Associate Professor, Medical & Molecular Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Hughes has a background in public policy and biomedical research.

Transfusion Medicine Hematology Hemostasis Public Policy Statistics

Reuben Sandler

Corporate Advisory Board · InventionShare

Dr. Sandler has led development into technologies in optical sensing and instrumentation

Instrumentation Optical Security Mathematics Medical Software Optical Sensing

Martha Hall

Director of Innovation, Health Sciences | Joint Appointment with Health Sciences · University of Delaware

Martha Hall focuses on designing wearables with the goal of holistically improving health using a patient-centered approach.

Functional Design Wearable Technology User-Centered Design Psychosocial Aspects of Wearables Qualitative Research Methods

Selmer Bringsjord

Director, Rensselaer AI & Reasoning Lab; Professor, Cognitive Science and Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Expert in logic and philosophy, specializing in AI and reasoning

Artifical Intelligence Philosophical Foundations of AI Computational Economics AI Systems Formal Logic

Steve Demas

Director, Clinical Operations Study Leadership · Biogen

Steve Demas is an expert in the pharmaceutical industry specializing in clinical trials, pharmaceutics, oncology and clinical monitoring.

Therapeutic Areas Oncology Pharmaceutical Industry Clinical Operations Clincal Development

Julien Hering

CEO & Founder · Tree of Science

Entrepreneur, Consulting and training in professional networking and science 2.0 for researchers

Phd Careers Professional Social Networks Science 2.0 Open Science Open Innovation

Zayna Khayat

Senior Advisor, Health System Innovation · MaRS Discovery District

One of Canada's leading thinkers and "do-ers" in health innovation

Health Innovation Health Technologies Health startups Startups Medical technology

Sergey Klimenko

Professor · University of Florida

Sergey Klimenko’s research interests include detection of gravitational waves, gamma-ray bursts and as-yet-unknown systems.

Gravitational Waves Astrophysics LIGO Black Holes

Guenakh Mitselmakher

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Guenakh Mitselmakher’s research interests include experimental particle physics and LIGO experiment for the search of gravitational waves.

Gravitational Waves LIGO Astrophysics

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

Jeffrey Morris, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of Computer and Cyber Sciences · Augusta University

Quantum Cryptography Quantum Computing Defense and Security Systems Engineering National Security

Abigail Larson

Associate Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bioenergetics and sports nutrition, advanced exercise prescription, and cardiovascular disease

Sport Rock Climbing Bioactivity Bioenergetics and Sports Nutrition Advanced Exercise Prescription Sports Conditioning

David Yaron

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

David Yaron has been involved in development and assessment of new learning technologies for over two decades.

Materials Theory Electronic Structure Theory Theory Computational Machine Learning

Anthony Wilkinson

Chief Executive · Federation of Management Systems

Building and Strengthening Organisations

Effective Quality Management The Management of Change Total Business Excellence

Andrew Dolby

Professor of Biology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Dolby’s research focuses on avian behavior and physiological ecology.

Zoology Physiological Ecology Ornithology Avian Behavior Behavioral Ecology

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