Amy J. Williams

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Amy J. Williams is searching for habitable environments and microbial life on Mars and outer world moons.

Space Persverance Rover NASA Mars Missions Mars Missions Mars

Karyn Rogers

Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the relationships between microbial communities and environmental conditions in extreme ecosystems

Geobiology Geological & Environmental Sciences Geochemistry Geomicrobiology Astrobiology

Jerome "Jay" Apt

Professor Emeritus · Carnegie Mellon University

Jay Apt is an emeritus professor at the Tepper School of Business and in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy.

Public Policy Physics Energy Risk Analysis Engineering

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

David Weintraub

Professor of Astronomy; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in astrophysics who also writes about extraterrestrial life, human space travel and space colonization.

Space colonization Extraterrestrial life Mars colonization Mars Space travel

David J. Hardy

Professor of Psychology | Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Cognitive Neuropsychology Information Processing Hiv/Aids Aging

Tricia Jenkins

Professor · Texas Christian University

Tricia Jenkins is an expert in the US government's relationship to Hollywood, critical media theories, and media genres.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe Television and Film Genres Hollywood and the CIA Russian Trolls International Film Festivals

William Whittaker

Founders University Research Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

A field robotics pioneer, William "Red" Whittaker's research interests centers on mobile robots in unpredictable environments.

Multisensor Data Fusion Robotics in Hazerdous Application Industrial Robotics Field & Service Robotics Outdoor Mobile Robots

Glenn Lightsey

Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Glenn Lightsey is an expert in the technology of small satellites including guidance, navigation, and control systems, and satellite swarms.

Small Satellites Global Positioning Space Systems Engineering Unmanned Spacecraft

Anthony Rollett

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Anthony Rollett’s research focuses on microstructural evolution and microstructure-property relationships in 3D.

3D Printing ‎ Materials Science Microstructural Evolution Manufacturing & Materials Microstructure Computational Materials Science

Neil Maher

Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Neil Maher studies environmental and political history in the 20th century, urban history and the history of environmental justice.

Environmental History History of Environmental Justice 20th Century US Environmental and Political History US History Urban History

Frederick Steier, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Cybernetics researcher

Cybernetics Constructionist Research Methodologies Relationships Between Information Technologies, Organizational and Inter-Organizational Communication Work Teams and Communication Processes

James Fienup

Robert E. Hopkins Professor of Optics, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Professor in the Center for Visual Science · University of Rochester

Fienup is a leading expert in the use of phase retrieval algorithms to carefully align mirrors on NASA satellites once they are in orbit.

Optics Webb Telescope Imaging with Sparse and Segmented-Aperture Systems Image Reconstruction Phase Retrieval

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

Eric Vandernoot, M.S.

Astronomy & Physics Lab Coordinator · Florida Atlantic University

Eric Vandernoot operates FAU's Astronomical Observatory and teaches courses on Planetary Mechanics and Astronomy.

Telescopes Planetary Mechanics Astronomy Light Pollution Physics

Gary M. Atkinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Atkinson specializes in microelectromechanical systems

Microelectromechanical Systems Biochip Smart materials Micro and Nanofabrication Energy Conversion Devices

Dr. PANKAJ DHUSSA Ph.D. & Sc.D.

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION · NASA

Research Scientist & iNaturalist

Astronomy iNaturalist Futuristic Thinking Research & Development Technology & Innovation

Kenneth Jackson

Assistant Professor | Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Physical and Cognitive Multitasking Trust in Automation Data Analysis Virtual Reality Augmented Reality

Rachael Seidler

Professor · University of Florida

Rachael Seidler researches the neural control of movement in health and disease, with a specific focus on motor learning.

Space Parkinson's Cognitive Ageing Neuroscience and the Brain Neuroplasticity

Richard J. Addante, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | School of Psychology · Florida Tech

Dr. Addante researches the cognitive neuroscience of memory, brain states and metacognition, and analog missions for space exploration.

Space Psychology Metacognition Psychology Cognitive Neuroscience Human Memory