Esther Lim

CEO and Chief Experience Architect · The Estuary, LLC

Passionately exploring the convergence of social media, storytelling, big data and emerging tech in marketing and digital entertainment

Transmedia Storytelling Digital Narratives: Co-Created Storyworld Communities Social Media Analytics Big Data Narrative Gamification

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Research Development | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Leah Newman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Leah Newman's research interests include industrial engineering and engineering education.

Ergonomics and Inclusive Design Research Engineering Industrial Engineering Data Analysis

Jodi Bruhn

Director / Directrice · Stratéjuste

Jodi Bruhn is a published policy researcher, author and facilitator specializing in governance and indigenous/Crown relations.

Aboriginal Justice Governance Workshop Facilitation Political Science Public Service

Walter Schilling Jr., Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Walter Schilling is an expert in software reliability, software security and embedded systems software.

Static Analysis Embedded Systems Computer Science Software Engineering Software Reliability Analysis

Ramesh Venkataraman

Chair of the Undergraduate Program in Operations and Decision Technologies · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Venkataraman's research focuses on data modeling, heterogeneous databases and virtual teams

Data Modeling Heterogenerous Databases Virtual Teams and Groupware Usability in Mobile Systems Software Engineering

Monica Escaleras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative · Florida Atlantic University

Monica Escaleras is an expert in natural disasters and political economy.

Decentralization Business Administration Business and Economics Polling Natural Disasters Political Economy

Sanjay Gupta

Dean of the Eli Broad College of Business · Michigan State University

Gupta's areas of expertise include corporate and individual tax policy issues.

Political Economy Effects of Taxation State and Local Taxation International Business Business Analytics Accounting

Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department · University of Connecticut

Professor with a focus on civil engineering, transportation behaviors, parking, public transit, and bicycle lanes.

Bicyclist and Pedestrian Facility Design and Planning Urban Street Networks Civil Engineering Urban Planning Transit Planning

Mary Simoni

Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Works as a leading composer, author, teacher, pianist, and arts administrator

Sound Synthesis Interactive Electronics Music Education Music Theory Music Composition

Jeff Prince

Professor and Chair · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expert in industrial organization, applied econometrics, IP, and antitrust; industry expertise in high technology, telecom, airlines

Antitrust Regulation Applied Econometrics Industrial Organization Strategy

Virginia Estabrook

Assistant Professor of Anthropology · Georgia Southern University

Virginia Easterbrook research focuses on bioarcheology and paleopathology.

Bioarcheology Paleobiography Sociology Anthropology Neanderthals

Jennifer Parga

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Emerging expert on identifying, integrating and harnessing technology opportunities to prepare students to improve their local communities.

Distance Education and Technology Data and Technology for Social Good Technology Integration in Education Non-Profit Administration & Management Board Development

Nancy E. Wallace

Professor and Chair of the Real Estate Group | Lisle and Roslyn Payne Chair in Real Estate and Capital Markets | Co-Chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Option Pricing Models for Commercial and Retail Real Estate Leases for Use in the Commercial Mortgage-backed Securities Markets Executive Stock Option Valuation Mortgage Backed Security Trading Mortgage Contract Design Mortgage Prepayment and Pricing Models

Douglas Harris

Professor of Economics & Schleider Foundation Chair in Public Education · Tulane University

Douglas Harris' expertise lies in economics for education, teacher labor markets, productivity measurements and incentive design.

Economics of Education Incentive Design Teacher Labor Markets Productivity Measurement Test-Based Accountability

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over thirty years of experience advising clients on new technologies and trends impacting the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

Health disparities by race and ethnicity Vaccine Hesitancy Public Health Social Determinants of Health Health Policy

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

Professor Innes Cuthill

Professor of Behavioural Ecology · University of Bristol

Innes Cuthill's research has helped change the way behavioural ecologists and ethologists study animal coloration.

Human Applications of Camouflage Vision of Birds Animal Camouflage Animal Colouration Vision of Fish

Melissa Bemiller

Assistant Professor · Augusta University

Professor Bemiller's research focuses on violent victimization: homicide, sex crimes, and portrayals of violence in mass media.

Sex Crimes Child Abuse Homicide Violent Victimization Portrayals of Violence in Mass Media