A.R. Siders

Director, Climate Change Science & Policy Hub | Core Faculty, Disaster Research Center | Associate Professor, Biden School of Public Policy and Administration & Department of Geography & Spatial Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Siders' research focuses on climate change adaptation policies with an emphasis on relocation and fairness in adaptation.

Flood Exposure & Resilience Climate & Disaster Study Managed Retreat Environmental Justice Climate-related Hazards

Steven Carnovale, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Steven Carnovale is a supply chain strategist specializing in interfirm networks, risk management and global sourcing/production networks.

Supply Chain Risk Management Supply Chain Risk Propagation Network Theory Global Sourcing Strategies Supply Chain Analytics

Asli Aslan

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Asli Aslan specializes in Environmental Health Sciences

Watershed Management Wastewater Treatment Global Environmental Health Environmental Molecular Microbiology Environmental Health Sciences

John Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development

Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education

Isaac Larsen

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

Geoscientist Isaac Larsen has made groundbreaking discoveries about the rate, extent and causes of soil erosion in the American Midwest.

Soil Erosion Landsacape Evolution Megafloods Geomorphology Agriculure and Soil Erosion

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Gerald Gamm

Professor of Political Science and History · University of Rochester

Gamm is an expert in U.S and urban politics

Congress State Politics U.S. Politics Urban Politics State Legislatures

Deborah J. Rhea

Professor and Director LiiNK Project · Texas Christian University

Deborah J. Rhea, Ph.D. is a full professor in Kinesiology and associate dean of Research and Health Sciences at Texas Christian University.

Children and Physical Activity School Recess Unstructured Play Childhood Obesity Eating Disorders

Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

William Gonwa, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director for Civil Engineering · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. William Gonwa focuses on the water resources area of civil engineering including collection systems and stormwater management.

Civil Engineering Wastewater Collection Flood Control Infiltration and Inflow Statistics

Lynn Adler

Professor of Biology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lynn Adler examines the interaction between flowers, pollinator (especially bees) and pathogens.

Bee-Pathogen Dynamics Ecology and Evolution of Insect-Plant Interactions Plant-Animal Interactions Floral Traits Bees

Andrew Ellis

Professor of Optical Communications/Deputy Director of the Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT) · Aston University

Professor Ellis researches optical superchannels and advanced passive optical networks for the delivery of Tbit/s class broadband.

5G Broadband Optical communications Photonics Signal Processing

James Gardner

Healthcare Marketing Strategist, Startup Advisor & Angel Investor | Topline Partners · OHO Interactive

James Gardner is a digital sales and marketing leader with 20 years of B2C and B2B experience.

Heathcare Digital Marketing Consumer Goods Management Strategy Consulting

Nefertiti Walker

Professor of Sport Management and Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nefertiti Walker's research centers on sports culture and developing diverse and inclusive cultures in sports and other organizations.

Gender in organizations Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation in Intercollegiate Sports Sports Culture Organizational Diversity and inclusion Women & Leadership in Sport Organizations

Deborah L. Parker

Motivational Speaker, Training Professional, Author, Coach, Army Veteran · The DPJ Training Group

Leadership/Diversity/Career/Inspiration/Action "Never Count Yourself Out" "Be in Charge" "Use Your Gifts and Wits to Succeed"

Leadership Development Motivation and Personal Growth Diversity and Respect Career Success

Doug Tallamy

Professor, Agriculture and Natural Resources · University of Delaware

Prof. Tallamy researches how plants that evolved elsewhere impact food webs and biodiversity.

Native Plants Insect Conservation Ecological Landscaping Ecosystem Function

Peter Gulick, DO FACP, FIDSA, FACOI

Professor of Medicine · Michigan State University

Take care of HIV/AIDS patients as well as Hepatitis C, B patients at 3 sites in Michigan

Hepatitis C Hiv/Aids Hepatitis B

Tatishe M. Nteta

Provost Professor of Political Science / Director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tatishe Nteta's research lies at the intersection of the politics of race and ethnicity, public opinion, and political behavior.

Political Polls American Politics Politics and Political Analysis Race Culture and Ethnicity Polling

David Julian McClements

Distinguished Professor of Food Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

D. Julian McClements is the most highly cited food scientist in the world, known for his leading research on plant-based food.

Plant-based Food Food Science Food Nanotechnology Food Architecture