Claire Wheeler

Instructor · Portland State University

Experienced, energetic speaker who builds organizational success through the well-being of its members

Stress Management Optimal Performance Weight Management

Beverly Collins

Professor Emeritus · Western Carolina University

Beverly Collins' research interests include vegetation ecology, especially mechanisms that drive structure & dynamics of plant communities.

Biology Ecological Methods Ecology Ecology and Evolution Physiological and Ecosystem Ecology

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

Kevin Curran

Clinical Assistant Professor of Journalism in Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Dual appointment: Instructor in Communication Studies, LMU College of Communication & Fine Arts

Business Communication Media History Media Management Journalism

Francois Byrne

CEO · Hybrid Power Solutions

Hybrid Power Solutions was founded in 2015 in response to a pressing need for safer, cleaner and more effective portable electric systems

Battery Systems Engineering portable power battery banks generators off grid batteries

Kara Santokie

Director · Toronto Women's City Alliance

Kara Santokie, PhD, does policy analysis and works to increase civic engagement among women in Toronto.

International Relations Human Rights International Development Project Management Policy Analysis

Cynthia Barnett

Environmental Journalist in Residence · University of Florida

Cynthia Barnett is an environmental journalist who writes about water and climate issues.

Florida Ecology Climate Change Environmental Journalism Sustainability

Joseph E. Trainor

Interim Dean and Professor, Biden School of Public Policy & Administration · University of Delaware

Can discuss behavioral responses to disasters, including household risk management and decision making about warnings and evacuation orders.

Public and organizational behavior in disasters Disaster Mitigation Smart Warning Systems Mobile Warning Systems Disaster Warning Systems

Allan Zarembski

Professor of Practice Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director, Railway Engineering and Safety Program · University of Delaware

Prof. Zarembski has expertise in railroad track engineering and railroad safety.

Railroad Track Engineering Railroad Safety Derailment Analysis Wheel-Rail Interaction Rail Inspection

William Gonwa, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director for Civil Engineering · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. William Gonwa focuses on the water resources area of civil engineering including collection systems and stormwater management.

Civil Engineering Wastewater Collection Flood Control Infiltration and Inflow Statistics

Joanne Muller, Ph.D.

Expert in hurricanes and climate change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Joanne Muller is an expert in the impact of climate change in tropical and sub-tropical areas.

Women in STEM Weather Climate Change Paleoclimatology Hurricanes

Tricia Wachtendorf

Director / Professor, Disaster Research Center / Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Wachtendorf expertise lies in the social, organizational, and decision-making aspects of disasters.

evacuations Multi-organizational coordination and responses in disasters Transnational crises Improvisation and adaptation Community-based approaches to preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

Andrew Koeser

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Andrew Koeser is a research professor who investigates how to best grow trees in cities and urban areas.

Arboriculture Arbor Day Trees Trees and Construction Trees and Development

David Bader

Distinguished Professor, Data Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Interests lie at the intersection of data science & high-performance computing, with applications in cybersecurity

Graph Analytics Massive-Scale Analytics High-Performance Computing Data Science Applications in Cybersecurity

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD

Professor; Co-Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN is an expert in environmental health, global health, and public health nursing

Lead Exposure Climate Change Fracking and Health Immigrant Health Public Health

Rima Taher

Senior University Lecturer · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Taher focuses on structural technology, stability of structures, architectural cognizance and engineering standards

Hurricanes Structural Engineering Engineering & Technical Design Structural Design Engineering

Jonathan Gilligan

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the impact of human behavior and public policy on climate, with a focus on how small changes add up to make big differences.

Atmospheric Science Environmental Policy Climate Change Water Conservation Risk Management

Carlos Moffat

Associate Professor, School of Marine Science and Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Moffat specializes in the dynamics of the coastal ocean in Antarctica, and how this region responds and contributes to climate change.

ocean circulation Polar Oceanography Ice-Ocean Interactions

Edward Mondor

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Ed Mondor specializes in Insect Ecology and Forensic Entomology.

Environmental Science Insect Ecology Forensic Entomology

Michael Carriere, Ph.D.

Professor, Director, Honors Program · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Michael Carriere is an urban historian, with expertise in American history, urban studies and sustainability.

Sustainability American History General Social Science Honors Program History