Stephen Frye, Ph.D.

Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy & Director, Center for Integrative Biology and Drug Discovery · UNC-Chapel Hill

Stephen Frye is a professor and director of the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery.

Chromatin Chemical Biology Medicinal Chemistry Drug Discovery Oncology

E. Michael Campbell

Director, Laboratory for Laser Energetics · University of Rochester

Campbell is an internationally known expert in inertial fusion, high-energy-density physics, high-power lasers and their applications.

Advanced Energy Technologies High-Energy-Density Physics Inertial Fusion High-Power Lasers

Heidi Jo Newberg

Professor, Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Studies the formation and structure of the Milky Way and other galaxies

Physics Color Selection of QSOs Supernova Phenomenology Astronomy Galaxy Photometry

Thomas D. Roper, Ph.D.

Director, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Roper specializes in efforts to bring engineering and science closer to patients who utilize medicines via novel technologies.

Metabolic Engineering and Biocatalysis 3D Printing of Dose Forms Long Acting Therapy Development Nanomaterials and Particle Sciences Continuous Chemical Reaction Engineering

Omar Es-Said

Graduate Program Director and Professor of Mechanical Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Characterizations of 3D printed materials Failure Analysis Fracture Mechanics Experimental Techniques

Robert Murray

Mentor | CBASE · Intrigue Media

Rob is the co-founder of Intrigue Media and he is a marketing and sales expert.

Entrepreneurship Marketing Strategy Strategic Planning Public Speaking Customer Service

Judith Cone, M.S.

Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, UNC-Chapel Hill · UNC-Chapel Hill

Putting important ideas to use for the public good

Entrepeneurship Innovation & Economic Development Management & Leadership Humanitarian Affairs Commercialization

Keith Even Schubert, Ph.D.

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering · Baylor University

Keith Even Schubert, Ph.D. is professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Baylor University.

Computer Architecture Bio-medical Applications of Computer Science and Engineering Filtering Applied Mathematics Control Systems

Manish Nargas

Research Manager, Consumer and Mobile Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer mobility and wearable market.

Wearable Technology Consumer Mobility Usage Trends & Adoption Additive Manufacturing/3d Printing

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Chemical Engineering, B.S. Biomedical and Health Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University | Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

Coronavirus Lung injury Pulmonary regenerative medicine Mechanobiology Tissue Engineering

Randy Rayess

Cofounder · VenturePact

Cofounder at VenturePact, Tech Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

Entrepreneurship Valuation Remote Work Software Development Software Developer Hiring

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Sam Angus

Partner, Corporate Group · Fenwick & West LLP

Entrepreneurship and venture financing for start-ups have been long-standing specialties for this lawyer and conference panel moderator

Start-Up/Venture-Backed Companies Equity and Debt Financings Mergers and Acquisitions Securities Matters Intellectual Property Licensing

Henry J. Donahue, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin Jr. Professor and Distinguished Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | BS, San Diego State University; Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara · VCU College of Engineering

Bone, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine, effects of space travel on bone and muscle, gap junctions, osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast

Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Space Biology and Bioengineering

Bryan Riemann

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Bryan Riemann is an expert in functional joint stability, postural control, and the biomechanics of exercise and therapeutic exercise.

Biomechanics of Exercise Functional Joint Stability Postural Control

Jodi Magness, Ph.D.

Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, Department of Religious Studies. Adjunct Appointment, Department of Classics. Faculty member, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and the Curriculum in Archaeology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Magness' research interests include Jerusalem, Qumran & the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient synagogues, Masada and the Roman Army in the East.

Jerusalem Judaism Ancient Pottery Archaeology of Ancient Palestine Ancient Synagogues

Jens O.M. Karlsson, PhD

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Jens Karlsson, PhD, specializes in biothermal sciences, including cryobiology (cooling) and hyperthermic processes (heating).

Hyperthermic Processes Intracellular Ice Formation Cryopreservation Biophysical Mechanisms Cryosurgery

Bradley Nichols, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Bradley Nichols is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Engineering Education Engineering Design and Analysis Measurements and Instrumentation Turbomachinery

Prof. Suzanne Garon

Professor · School of Social Work, University of Sherbrooke

Ph. D. in Sociology (Frankfurt, Germany, 1992) is a full professor at the School of Social Work of the University of Sherbrooke

Age-friendly Environments Social Work Lifelong Learning Gerontology Research Community Development

Mr. Grant A Donald

Creative Director · Silk Tree International

Design for an ageing population

Design guidelines and policy development Landscape Design Urban Design Master Planning