Warren Schirtzinger

Chief Strategy Officer · High Tech Strategies, Inc.

A highly regarded market- and product-strategy consultant to emerging high-technology businesses.

Product Strategy Diffusion of Innovation Technology Adoption Start Ups Strategic Marketing

David Wei

Associate Professor · University of Florida

David Wei's team works to discover novel electronic and optical properties of metallic and semiconductor nanomaterials.

Solar Energy Conversion Surface Chemistry

Ronald Stein, P.E.

Author · Energy Literacy Consultant

To educate the public to be more energy literate.

Solar and Wind Energy Fossil Fuels Emissions and Chemistry of Air Pollutants electricity industry Renewable and Sustainable Biofuels

Ozzie Zehner

Visiting Scholar · UC Berkeley

Author of Green Illusions | Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley

Alternative Energy Environmentalism Wind Power Consumer Society Walking and Biking Neighborhoods

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

Zhifang Wang, Ph.D.

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

Dr. Zhifang Wang specializes in electric power grid vulnerability analysis, synthetic grid modeling, and renewable integration.

Cascading Failures in Power Grids Energy System Modeling and Optimization Integration of Renewable Generation Voltage Stability and Controls Smart Grid Communication Architecture

Gary C. Tepper, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Tepper's research focuses on advanced functional materials

Perovskite Solar Cells Aerosols and air filtration Nanoscale materials Electrospinning Supercritical Fluids

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

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION · NASA

Research Scientist & iNaturalist

Astronomy iNaturalist Futuristic Thinking Research & Development Technology & Innovation

Todd Royal

Author · Archway Publishing

To educate the public to be more energy literate.

Renewable and Sustainable Biofuels Emissions and Chemistry of Air Pollutants Solar and Wind Energy Fossil Fuels electricity industry

Amy Fagan

Assistant Professor · Western Carolina University

Petrology Minerology Planetary Geology Lunar Geology

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

Melanie Szulczewski

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Szulczewki's research focuses on soil science and environmental toxicology.

Earth and Environmental Studies Environmental Issues Climate Change Solar Cooking Soil Science

Trisha Andrew

Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Trisha Andrew's lab creates smart garments and wearable textiles that lets people monitor their health data using their clothing

Smart Garments Wearable Technologies Garment-Integrated Technologies Solar Textiles Textile Electronics

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

Nicholas Muller

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Nicholas Muller works at the intersection of environmental policy and economics.

Economics Air Pollution Environmental Policy Freight Transportation Market Inequality

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

Virginia Microelectronics Consortium Chair, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

Group III-V Semiconductors Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Nitride Semiconductor Heterostructures

William B. (Trey) Cade III, Ph. D.

Director, Baylor Institute for Air Science · Baylor University

William B. (Trey) Cade III, Ph.D., is the director of the Baylor Institute for Air Science.

Space Weather History Space Weather Space Weather Impacts Space Weather Science Space Weather Forecasting

James Bullock

Dean, School of Physical Sciences, Professor Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy · UC Irvine

James Bullock studies how galaxies and their constituent dark matter halos have formed and evolved over billions of years of cosmic time.

Dark Matter Star Formation Astronomy Galaxy Dynamics Physics

Hyung Kim

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Hyung Kim's research area is theoretical and computational chemistry.

Chemical Reactions and Spectroscopy in Solution Computer Simulations Theoretical and Computational Chemistry Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics Green Solvents

Enrique Gomez

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Enrique Gomez's interests are in supernova, gamma-ray bursts, and late stage stellar outflows.

Cosmic-ray Radiation Late Stage Stellar Outflows Supernova Gamma-ray Bursts Physics Education Research