Sara Seager

Professor of Planetary Science, Physics, and Aerospace Engineering · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sara Seager is an astrophysicist and planetary scientist, and is an expert in theory, computation, and data analysis of exoplanets.

Exoplanet Habitable Zones Exoplanet Atmospheres Exoplanet Interior Composition

Dr. Marianne Mader

Managing Director, Earth & Space/Fossils & Evolution, Royal Ontario Museum · Co-Founder & Board Member, STEAMLabs Community Makerspace

Cultivating curiosity. Inspiring passion for exploration. Empowering people to engage with science & tech. www.mariannemader.com

Space Exploration Planetary Science Science Communication Maker Culture STEAM Education

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

Science and Religion Civilizations and climate change Theoretical Astrophysics Physics and Astronomy Evolution of Stars and Planets

Edward Guinan, PhD

Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Edward Guinan, PhD, an expert in astronomy and space science research explores the sun, stars, planets, extraterrestrial life potential.

Severe & Hazardous Weather / Global Warming Interstellar Travel Potential Pulsating Stars and Stellar Evolution Exoplanets and the Suitability of Exoplanets for Life Astrobiology/Exobiology

Tanya Harrison

Director of Science Strategy · Planet Labs

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

Manoj Joshi

Professor of Climate Dynamics · University of East Anglia

He investigates climate through analysing models and theories of past, present and future climates of Earth.

Climate Dynamics Climate Environmental Sciences Climate Change Planetary Science

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

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

Mark Anderson

Lecturer of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Early Medieval Europe Calendrics Health and Welfare Ancient Medicine Later Roman Empire

John A. Christian

Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on spacecraft navigation, computer vision, sensor testing, and space systems

Astrodynamics Space Imaging Spacecraft Navigation Computer Vision Sensor Testing

Johnny MacLean

Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the tectonics and geology of the national parks and southern Utah

Field Geology Investigation Tetonics of National Parks Utah National Parks Tectonics Geology of Southern Utah

Eric Weaver

CEO · Transparent Path

Bringing IoT, blockchain and AI together to reduce risk, loss and waste in the food supply.

Social Business Consumer Behavior Social Media Social Media Analytics Big Data Analytics

Prof. Thomas Marsh

Professor, Physics · University of Warwick

Tom Marsh researches accretion in, and the evolution of, binary stars, and the exploitation of ULTRACAM, a high-speed CCD camera.

Haloes Rainbows Physics Meteors Moon

Dr. David Armstrong

STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow, Physics · University of Warwick

David Armstrong is an expert on the habitability and detection of exoplanets, machine learning, variable stars and eclipsing binaries.

Planet Detection Astrophysics Exoplanets Astronomy Eclipsing Binaries

Trevor Zink, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management and Sustainability, College of Business Administration; Director, University Honors Program · Loyola Marymount University

trevor.zink@lmu.edu

Corporate Social Responsibility Life Cycle Assessment Environmental Impacts of Recycling Sustainability

Helen Fricker

Professor · UC San Diego

Helen Amanda Fricker's research focuses on ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland and their role in the climate system.

Sea-Level Rise Ice Sheets and Sea Levels Antarctic Geophysics Planetary Physics Geophysics

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

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

Kim Prather

Professor · UC San Diego

Kimberly Prather’s research focuses on understanding the impact of atmospheric aerosols and their impacts on clouds and climate.

Marine Life Energy and the Environment California Environment Earth and Planetary Chemistry Global Change

Emily Hawkins

Assistant Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Rotating Turbulence Experimental Planetary Science Fluid Physics Space Physics Geophysical Fluid Dynamics