Professor Jonathan Rossiter

Professor of Robotics and Head of the Soft Robotics Group · University of Bristol

Inventing soft robots that can fix human and environmental problems

Soft Robots Smart materials Robotics Robots Artificial Intelligence

Juliet Daniel

Professor of Biology · McMaster University

Dr. Daniel is a Cancer Biologist with expertise in breast cancer, racial disparities in cancer, and diversity issues in higher education.

Cadherin-mediated cell adhesion Cell & Molecular Biology Developmental Biology Kaiso and transcription factors Women in Science and Engineering

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

Deborah Kurrasch

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Genetics · University of Calgary

Kurrasch’s research is focused on genetic programs that govern hypothalamic development using both mice and zebrafish as model organisms.

Molecular Biology Developmental Biology Pharmacology Neuroscience Genetics

Kenneth J. Wynne, Ph.D.

Distinguished Career Professor, Commonwealth Professor Emeritus and ACS Fellow, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Wynne has pioneered processing technology for fluoropolymers

Pioneering Processing Technology for Fluoropolymers – Daikin Industries Ltd. Functional Polymer Surfaces – National Science Foundation Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Polymer Surface Science Fluoropolymer Science Silicone Science

Emily Jarvis

Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Physical Chemistry Chemistry Modern Quantum Chemistry Chemistry of Wine Characterization of Inorganic Molecules

Dr. Sima Salahshor

Principal, Shiruy, Inc · Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto

Health Innovation Advisory and Program Design & Management

Program Implementation Health Technologies Health Innovation Medical Genetics Marketing & Corporate Strategy

Charles Knapp

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: knappch@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4668 / Office M204-198

Contract Law Commercial Law Secured Transcations

Kimberly Foster

Dean, School of Science and Engineering & Professor, Physics and Engineering Physics & Professor, Biomedical Engineering (by Courtesy) · Tulane University

Kimberly Foster’s current research interests include nonlinear microelectromechanical systems, and biomedical technology development

Mechanics of Micro/Nanosystems Hierarchical Micro/Nanosystems MEMS Microelectromechanical Systems Bio-Inspired Micro/Nanosystems

Houda Alachkar, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Houda Alachkar focuses on the identification and functional characterization of therapeutic targets in acute myeloid leukemia.

Pharmacogenomics Immunogenomics Functional Genomics Acute Myeloid Leukemia Experimental therapeutics

Jeff LaMack, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Jeff LaMack is a biomedical engineer with expertise on effects of cardiovascular fluid mechanics on devices and pathologies.

Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum Design and Assessment Engineering Education Biomaterials Biomedical Engineering Effects of Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics on Devices and Pathologies

Paul Langridge

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR · Augusta University

An acclaimed scientist specializing in morphogenesis, CRISPR, synthetic biology, signal transduction, and cell and molecular biology.

molecular biology Endocytosis morphogenesis Synthetic Biology Cellular Biology

Carson Meredith

Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Carson Meredith is an expert in researching the surfaces and interfaces of advanced materials.

Biotechnology Energy and Sustainability Materials and Nanotechnology

Susan Thomas

Associate Professor, Associate Director for Integrated Research Center, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Susan Thomas is an expert on the role of biological transport phenomena in physiological and pathophysiological processes.

Drug Development and Delivery Cancer Biology Biomaterials Drug Design

Daniel E. Conway, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rice University | Ph.D., Georgia Tech and Emory University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Conway focuses on methods to directly measure forces across proteins and understand how these forces affect cellular function.

Mechanotransduction Cellular biomechanics Forces at intracellular junctions Nuclear LINC complex

Paul Beringer, PharmD

Chair & Professor of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Paul Beringer is an expert in the area of cystic fibrosis pharmacotherapy.

Host Defense Peptides Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Cystic Fibrosis Antimicrobial and Anti-inflammatory Therapies

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

Bijan Zakeri

Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF

Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.

Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology

Baratunde A. Cola

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Cola brings science to energy and thermal management solutions.

Applications of Carbon Nanotubes Thermal Management of Electronics Combustion and Energy Systems Heat Transfer Micro and Nano Engineering

Yanping Ma

Associate Professor of Mathematics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Statistics Applied Mathematics Mathematics Mathematical Modeling Simulations