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

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

David Wettergreen

Research Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

David Wettergreen is well known for deploying robots in locations that compel scientific investigation without human presence.

Human-Robot Interaction Underwater Robotics Space Robots and Systems Robotics for Scientific Discovery AI Reasoning for Robotics

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

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

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

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

Amy Fagan

Assistant Professor · Western Carolina University

Petrology Minerology Planetary Geology Lunar Geology

Stephen Elardo

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Stephen Elardo's research focuses on early planetary formation and evolution, specifically in the geological evolution of the moon.

Core Magma Apollo Planetary Exploration The Moon

Manasvi Lingam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Lingam's research interests are primarily within the transdisciplinary areas of astrobiology.

Planetary Science Plasma Physics Astrobiology Astrophysics

Kyle Davis

Assistant Professor, Geography and Spacial Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Davis' work focuses on food systems, water sustainability, and global environmental change.

Human Migration Nutrition Global Environmental Change Food Systems Sustainability

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

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION · NASA

Research Scientist & iNaturalist

Astronomy iNaturalist Futuristic Thinking Research & Development Technology & Innovation

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

Mark Anderson

Senior Lecturer of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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

John Gizis

Professor, Physics and Astronomy · University of Delaware

Prof. Gizis focuses his research on improving the understanding of stars and brown dwarfs (failed stars).

Brown Dwarfs and Binaries Cool Stars Stars Solar System Cosmology

Andrew Johnson

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Jayati Ghosh

Professor of Economics · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jayati Ghosh is one of India's best-known economists and a frequent commentator and writer about a wide range of issues.

Economics and the Developing World Economy of India India Asian Political Economy Gender and Care Work

Julie Brigham-Grette

Professor of Earth, Geographic, and Climate Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Julie Brigham-Grette is an internationally-renowned expert on the Arctic’s climate history and sea-level rise.

Polar climate Arctic Science Sedimentology Glaciology Geological Mapping

Willett Kempton

Professor, Marine Science and Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Kempton invented vehicle-to-grid power (V2G); he researches, publishes and lectures on offshore wind power and on electric vehicles.

Vehicle-to-Grid Power Offshore Wind Policy

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