Vince Anewenter

Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Vince Anewenter focuses his work on 3D scanning and additive manufacturing.

Product Design Stamping 3D Scanning Additive Manufacturing Injection Molding

Alan Mackelprang

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Alan Mackelprang's research interests include examining interdependencies among supply chain partners

Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain Integration Supply Chain Contagion Manufacturing Flexibility

Alexandros Tsamis

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Graduate Program Director; Associate Director, Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Architect focused on composite materials, building energy systems and advanced manufacturing technologies for the built environment.

Manufacturing Technologies for the Built Environment Tectonics Composite Materials Ecology Material and Energy-based Computational Design

Charles Cartin, Ph.D.

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

Director of Makerspaces & Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University

Additive Manufacturing Advanced Engineering Mathematics Computer Aided Design (CAD) Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Design Engineering

Andrew Samrick

Principal · Simplicity Partners

High energy industry veteran educates, motivates, and informs audiences from the C-Suite to the production floor!

Sales Management Marketing Economics Planning Manufacturing

Rajesh Narula

Chief Value Creator · Micro-Marketers

Experienced dynamic speaker on business strategy, marketing, and CSR

B2b Sales and Marketing 2.0 Brand & Identity Development and Execution Marketing Strategy Building Technology Brands Digital Leverage for Marketers

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Fred Carstensen, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Fred Carstensen is an expert in the areas of public policy, economic history and economics.

Finance Public Policy Economic History Economics

Anson W. K. Ma, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Site Director, NSF SHAP3D Center for 3D Printing · University of Connecticut

Dr. Ma's research specializes in 3D Printing, Nanotechnology, and Rheology

Blood Flow Additive Manufacturing 3d Printing Nanotechnology Rheology

C. Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP

Head and Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. White’s research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and illicit drug safety, quality, and cost

Diet CBD Drug Costs Dietary Supplements Cardiovascular Drugs

Simon Anderson

Applied Foresight Keynote Speaker · Venture Foresight LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Keynote Speaking Future of Work Emerging Technology Future Trends Transportation

Lorenzo Valdevit

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering and Director, Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation · UC Irvine

Lorenzo Valdevit’s research is in the general area of mechanics of materials and structures and additive manufacturing

3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Architected Materials Advanced Manufacturing Materials Science Metamaterials

Sina Shahbazmohamadi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering · University of Connecticut

Hardware security expert

Hardware Security Reliability and failure of micro/nanoscale systems X-ray tomography and applications

Jim page

Author · Archway Publishing

Expert on developing a top-performing manufacturing business.

Nikolay Osadchiy

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Risk and Resilience Supply Chain Management Operations-Finance Interface Revenue Management Empirical Methods in Operations Management

Valerie Karplus

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Valerie Karplus studies resource and environmental management in organizations operating in diverse national and industry contexts.

Strategy Political Economy Globalization Energy Economic Development

Asoo Vakharia

Professor · University of Florida

Asoo Vakharia's research and areas of expertise include sustainability, channel selection, green product design and supply chains.

Information Systems and Operations Management Supply Chain Management Environmental Operations Green Product Design Sustainability

Carlos Castano, Ph.D.

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

Professor Castano specializes in tailoring surface properties of materials for applications in energy, transportation, and manufacturing.

Surface Engineering Functional Coatings Nanomaterials Engineering Corrosion Engineering Thin film deposition and characterization

Mevan Jayasinghe

Associate Professor; Associate Director of Outreach, Director of Professional Development and Labor Education Programs in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations · Michigan State University

Mevan Jayasinghe conducts international research on the effectiveness of human resource mgmt & corporate social responsibility strategies.

Strategic Human Resource Management Human Resources in the Apparel Manufacturing Industry Corporate Social Responsibility and Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains Social Compliance in Global Supply Chains Job Quality

Juergen Hahn

Professor & Department Head, Biomedical Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in systems biology and process modeling and analysis with a focus on Autism diagnosis and treatment

Modeling and Control Data Science Computational Systems Biology Autism Spectrum Disorder