Andrea Grottoli

Professor | School of Earth Sciences · The Ohio State University

Climate change expert, specializing in coral responses to climate change and reconstructing oceanographic conditions

Coral Reefs Paleoceanography Biogeochemistry

Ryan Unger

Co-Founder & CTO · Punchkick Interactive

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Punchkick Interactive

Mobile Marketing Mobile Strategy Recruiting Mobile Social Media

Jeanette Wyneken, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Jeanette Wyneken is an expert in vertebrate morphology, physiological ecology, behavioral ecology, and marine conservation biology.

Marine Conservation Biology Physiological Ecology Vertebrate Morphology Behavioral Ecology

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change, specializing in past climates.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Emilie Townes

University Distinguished Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society; Divinity School Dean, Emerita · Vanderbilt University

An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.

Theological Education Baptist Studies Cultural Theory and Studies African American Women and Religion Womanist Ethics

Jeffrey Andresen

Professor of Geography · Michigan State University

Weather and Agriculture Expert

Agriculture Meteorology Climatology

Bill Maurer

Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor, Anthropology and Law · UC Irvine

Bill Maurer is an anthropologist and expert on money’s artifacts and technologies, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies.

Payments Industry Law Anthropology Cryptocurrencies Money and Finance

David Hu

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

David Hu's research focuses on fundamental problems of hydrodynamics and elasticity that have bearing on problems in biology.

Physical Applied Mathematics Biomechanics Fluid Dynamics Fluid Mechanics Solid Mechanics

Andrew Noymer

Associate Professor of Public Health · UC Irvine

Andrew Noymer is an epidemiologist and demographer with an expertise in pandemics and post-pandemic social recovery.

Mathematical Sociology 1918 Influenza Pandemic Pandemic response Health and Mortality Demography

David Blackburn

Curator/Associate Chair · University of Florida

David Blackburn is an evolutionary biologist specializing in amphibians at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

New Species Anatomy Evolution Amphibians Frogs

Ken Keen

Associate Professor in the Practice of Organization & Management; Associate Dean for Leadership; Lieutenant General, USA (Retired) · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Leadership Special Forces Leader Development Crisis Relief

Dena McMartin

Associate Vice-President · University of Regina

Dena McMartin has developed and supported numerous academic and research partnerships within the university and with international partners.

Stormwater Quality Agricultural Water and Environmental Performance Monitoring Source Water Protection and Planning Chemical-Free Water Treatment Solutions Extreme Water Events & Climate

Steven Lazarus, Ph.D.

Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Lazarus' research interests include data assimilation, electrical phenomena such as gigantic jets, and wind/wave interactions.

Climate Change Hurricanes Wind and Waves Data Assimilation Gigantic Jets

Arthur Trembanis

Professor, Marine Science and Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Trembanis research focuses on understanding beaches for resilience and mapping the seafloor using robots to develop the Blue Economy.

Seafloor Mapping Coastal Erosion and Morphodynamics Hurricanes and Nor'easters Underwater Robots Shipwrecks

Joyce Fassbender, Ph.D.

Expert in insect and spider biodiversity · Florida Gulf Coast University

Joyce Fassbender is an entomologist and arachnologist with research interests in general biology.

Beetles Spiders Insect Biodiversity Entomology Arachnology

Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

Joan B. Rose

Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research, Dept of Fisheries and Wildlife · Michigan State University

International expert in water and public health microbiology, studies viruses, source tracking and protozoa in water with new tools.

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Microbial Source Tracking Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Public Health Microbiology Environmental Virology

James Randerson

Chancellor's Professor Earth System Science · UC Irvine

James Randerson studies the global carbon cycle using remote sensing and in-situ measurements and different types of models.

Climate-Carbon Cycle Feedbacks Forests Wildfires Climate Plants

David Feldman

Professor of Urban Planning & Public Policy and Political Science, Director of Water UCI · UC Irvine

David Feldman specializes in water resources management and policy, global climate change policy, ethics and environmental decisions.

Drought Sustainable Development Ethics and Environmental Decisions Water Resources Management Global climate change policy

Edward Guinan, PhD

Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Edward Guinan, PhD, an expert in astronomy and space science research explores the sun, stars, planets, extraterrestrial life potential.

Severe & Hazardous Weather / Global Warming Interstellar Travel Potential Pulsating Stars and Stellar Evolution Exoplanets and the Suitability of Exoplanets for Life Astrobiology/Exobiology