Tomasz Arodz

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Arodz's research focuses on machine learning and bioinformatics

Machine Learning: Nonlinear Classification Methods That Incorporate Existing Knowledge Into Training Systems Biology: Integration of Prior Biological Knowledge and Multiple Sources of Data for Pathway Discovery Computational Biology: Analysis of Role of Protein Mutations in Evolution and Disease Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning in Biomedicine Protein Evolution

Xiaobo Tan

Foundation Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Michigan State University

Expert in robotic fish, mobile sensing in aquatic environments

Soft Robotics Underwater Robotics Underwater Sensing

Stephen Heller

Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Organic Chemistry Medicinal Chemistry Organometallic Chemistry

Jaye E. Cable, Ph.D.

Chair, Environment, Ecology and Energy Program (E3P), and Professor, Department of Marine Sciences College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Jaye Cable focuses on Groundwater-Surface Interactions, Geochemistry and Wetland Hydrology.

Coastal Hydrology and Geochemistry Subterranean Estuaries and Groundwater Discharge Low Temperature Geochemistry / Biogeochemistry Wetland Hydrology and Hydrodynamics

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

James Landry

Acting Chair of Mechanical Engineering; Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry; Co-Executive Director of the Coastal Research Institute; · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Infrared Spectroscopy and Technique Environmental Chemistry Conservation Science Science and Religion Analytical Chemistry

Jesse Stommel

Executive Director of Teaching and Learning Technologies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Stommel focuses on faculty development and digital education.

Digital Humanities Digital Pedagogy Faculty Development

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Darren Rumbold, Ph.D.

Expert in landscape-scale ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Darren Rumbold is an expert in environmental toxicology and mercury in estuarine and coastal systems.

Marine Ecology Ecological Risk Assessment Mercury Biogeochemistry and Biomagnification Environmental Toxicology Water Quality

Lawrence Drzal

University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science · Michigan State University

Expertise in adhesion, surface modification, composites/nanocomposites, graphene nanoplatelets, and multifunctional materials.

Carbon Fibers Ultraviolet Light Surface Modification Multifunctional Materials Composite Materials Adhesion

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

Kayla Green

Associate Professor of Bio-Inorganic Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Chemistry expert, focusing on the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Chemistry of Alzheimer's Disease Organic and Solid-phase Syntheses Neurobiology of Aging Cancer Research Applications at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology

Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D.

Founding Director, UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders · UNC at Chapel Hill

World-renowned expert on eating disorders and disordered eating. Led the largest genetic initiative in eating disorders ever undertaken

Eating Disorders Eating Disorders/Disordered Eating Abnormal Psychology

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies; Director of Environmental Health Science · Baylor University

Dr. Brooks examines water quality, environmental health & contaminants, and sustainability issues, particularly in rapidly urbanizing areas.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Freshwater Sciences Environmental Science Biomedical Science Environmental Health

Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein

President & CEO · MaRS Innovation

Turning academic ideas into commercial realities

Corporate & Business Strategy Early-Stage Investing Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Transfer Commercialization of Innovation

Mark Namchuk

Executive Director Therapeutics Translation · Harvard Medical School

Mark Namchuk works with scientists to identify and insights into clinical therapies, advancing scientific discoveries.

Clinical Trials Pharamcology Drug Discovery Drug Development Biotechnology

Yong (Tiger) Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Yong (Tiger) Zhang is an expert in chemical biology, drug design and discovery, protein engineering, and immunotherapy.

Nanomedicine Protein Biosynthesis Immunotherapy Drug Design and Discovery Chemical Biology

Jessica Rouge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Professor Rouge is an expert in enzyme-mediated assembly of nanomaterials and delivery of DNA and RNA into cells.

SELEX Therapeutic Oligonucleotides Gene Regulation Nanocharacterization

Jeff Hung

Chair, Mechanical Engineering Technology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Hung has been instrumental in the development of hundreds of new inventions for many local industries and inventors.

Surface characterization Rapid Prototyping Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel cells Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries CAD, CAM, and CNC Machining

John Danner

Lecturer (Continuing) | Senior Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Advisor and speaker on entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership and strategy; Wall Street Journal bestselling author

Growth and Employee Engagement Entrepreneurship Innovation and Organizational Change Leadership Styles Failure as a Resource