Patrick Bordnick

Dean, Tulane University School of Social Work · Tulane University

Bordnick is a pioneer in the use of virtual reality for substance abuse assessment and intervention.

Social Work Behavioral Health Addiction & Recovery Mental Health Self-Care

Jase Bernhardt

Associate Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Rip Tide safety Hurricanes Climatology Climate Change Weather

Nigel Newbutt

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Nigel Newbutt is a leading expert in the use of technologies with autistic groups, specifically virtual reality and immersive technologies.

Ethical AI Research Social Robotics Head-mounted Display Immersive Technology Autism

Kyla McMullen

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Kyla McMullen studies the application and development of 3D audio technologies for use in virtual and augmented reality contexts.

Human-Computer Interaction Psychoacoustic Augmented Reality Spatial Audio 3D Audio

Dean Krusienski, Ph.D.

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University · VCU College of Engineering

Focusing on neural signal processing and analysis for the development of brain-computer interfaces and neuroprosthetic devices.

EEG Analysis Brain-Computer Interfaces Signal Processing Machine Learning Neuroprosthetics

Ben Chang

Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Explores the intersections of virtual environments and experimental gaming with contemporary media art

Digital Games Immersive Visualization Systems Experimental Gaming Electronic Art Virtual Environments

Beth Mineo

Associate Professor, Education; Director, Center for Disabilities Studies · University of Delaware

Prof. Mineo's Research focuses on autism and other communication disorders, particularly language disorders.

Assistive Technology Development Accessible Instructional Materials Speech and Language Pathology Communication Difficulties

Professor Sarah Whatley

Professor of Dance and Director of the Centre for Dance Research · Coventry University

She has expertise across a range of contemporary dance theory & practice, such as with artists, dance companies & cultural organisations.

Digital Dance Performing Arts Dance Dance and Cultural Heritage Dance and Disability

Susan Birkhoff, Ph.D, RN

Program Director of Technology Research & Education · ChristianaCare

Susan Birkhoff is a nurse scientist with experience conducting clinical research using various forms of digital health technology.

Technology Innovation Research Nursing Robotics

Yang Feng

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Yang Feng's research focuses on the role of AI as an information delivery agent as well as a powerful research tool.

Consumer Psychology AI Artificial Intelligence Advertising Campaign Advertising Research and Strategy

Johannes DeYoung

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Johannes DeYoung is an internationally recognized artist and filmmaker who works at the intersection of computational & material processes.

Animation Art Future of Work Design Cinema

Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Social Work Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression)

Dr Hannah Bartlett

Reader, Optometry Optometry & Vision Science Research Group (OVSRG) Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing · Aston University

Dr Bartlett's research portfolio is broadly based around the role of nutrition in ocular disease.

Clinical Education Ophthalmic Instrumentation Low Vision Ocular Nutrition Macular Pigment

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD

Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is an expert in emerging technologies and business technology strategy

Emerging Technology Trends Technology Adoption Virtual & Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Social Media Analytics

Kristina R. Llewellyn

Associate Professor, Department of Social Development Studies · Renison University College, University of Waterloo

Professor Llewellyn studies the Education, History, and Equity.

Women's History Citizenship Education Oral History History Education History of Education

Kelly Rossler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Baylor University

Dissertation: Exploring Interprofessional Education through a High-Fidelity Human Patient Simulation Scenario: A Mixed Methods Study.

Immersive Virtual Reality-Based Experiential Learning Healthcare Nursing Nursing Education Critical Care

Richard J. Radke

Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Studies computer vision problems related to human-scale, occupant-aware environments

Radiotherapy Smart Lighting Social Signal Processing Video Processing Computer Vision

Luigi Vanfretti

Associate Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Modeling and Simulation for Cyber-Physical Power and Energy Systems and Electrified Systems

System Identification Synchrophasor Measurements, PMU, Synchrophasor Technologies Power Systems, Power Grid Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Systems Electric Power Engineering

Ric Cuming, EdD, MSN, RN

Chief Operating Officer · ChristianaCare

Ric Cuming is responsible for professional practice, standards, research, outcomes and workforce in acute care and home health settings.

Operations Management Nursing Policy Strategy Leadership Nursing Procedures

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Sameer Hinduja is recognized internationally for his work on the subjects of cyberbullying, safe social media use, and youth well-being.

Safe Social Media Use Cyberbullying