B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications

Michelle D. Miranda

Associate Professor, Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Michelle Miranda teaches Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology. She has worked as a Criminalist with the NYC Police Dept.

Forensic Sciences Tattoos and Tattoo Inks Gunshot Residue and Shooting Reconstruction Microscopy Spectroscopic Techniques

S.W. Tina Choe

Dean and Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Chemistry Organic Chemistry Science Education

Joshua Goldberger

Assistant Professor | Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry · The Ohio State University

New materials expert, specializing in applications in electronics, energy conversion, and medicine

Chemistry Biomedical Applications Biomedical Engineering Materials Science

Jung Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Jung Lee is an expert in bioinformatics, drug design and molecular modeling.

Molecular Modeling Computational Biology Chemistry Biomolecular Engineering Bioinformatics

Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences · UC San Diego

Veerabhadran Ramathan discovered the greenhouse effect of CFCs

Lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles as Research Platforms Clouds, aerosols, greenhouse gases, and climate Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC) Air-sea interactions Climate Change Mitigation

Jack W. Simonson

Assistant Professor, Physics · Farmingdale State College

Jack is an experimental condensed-matter physicist committed to mentoring undergraduate students to succeed in research careers.

Condensed Matter Physics Materials Science Superconductivity Low-Temperature Physics Crystallography

Aziz Sancar, Ph.D., M.D.

Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, School of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Sancar's research explores DNA repair and regulation of the circadian clock

Biochemistry Molecular Biology DNA Repair Cell Cycle Checkpoints Circadian Clock

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Dr. Simanek’s interests include whiskey, science education and basic scientific research aimed at the design of new medicines.

Expert Witness Higher Education Administration Organic and Polymer Chemistry Science Education Entrepreneurship Ed

Jason Kaiser

Assistant Professor of Geology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in volcanoes and understanding how and why magma accumulates in the Earth’s crust

Structural Geology Chemistry of Minerals Potential Natural Disasters in Southern Utah Potential Geological Hazards in Southern Utah Volcanology

Jason West, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.S.

Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. West is interested broadly in the problems of air pollution and climate change

Climate Change Air Pollution Environmental Decision Analysis Global Health The Environment

Ken Steele

Chief Futurist · Eduvation Inc.

Higher Education Trendspotter/Futurist and Strategist

Emerging Trends Affecting Higher Education Strategic Enrolment Management Student Recruitment Marketing & Branding Brand Chemistry

Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

Ralph Keeling

Professor · UC San Diego

Ralph Keeling's research focuses on atmospheric composition, the carbon cycle, and climate change.

Atmospheric Gasses Air-sea Gas Exchange Atmospheric Oxygen Paleoclimate and Climate Change Global Carbon Cycle

Mark A. McHugh, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor McHugh researches high-pressure fluid properties and phase equilibria

High-Pressure Fluid Properties and Phase Equilibria Polymer Solution Behavior at High Pressures Scattering Phenomena in Polymer Solutions at High Pressures Supercritical Fluid Solvent Technology

Sascha Usenko B.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Science. Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program · Baylor University

Dr. Usenko is the Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program at Baylor University.

Anthropogenic Contaminants Spatial and Temporal Scales The Transformation and Bioavailability of Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals in the Environment Environmental Forensic Chemistry Identifying Unique Chemical Fingerprints

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Dean, College of Engineering | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dean Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Seth Cohen

Professor · UC San Diego

Seth Cohen's research and experience include drug development, advance materials, and science policy.

Drug Discovery Metal Organic Frameworks Bioinorganic Chemistry Synthesis Inorganic Chemistry

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering