Farhan Gandhi

Director, Center for Mobility with Vertical Lift (MOVE) & Rosalind and John J. Redfern Jr. '33 Endowed Chair, Aerospace Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

One of the world’s foremost experts on reconfigurable vertical lift with extensive work on rotor span, chord, twist and airfoil morphing

High-speed VTOL aircraft Reconfigurable vertical lift Exploitation of control redundancy on VTOL aircraft Smart material and structures, morphing aero-structures Multi-rotor VTOL and electric VTOL aircraft

Eric Feron

Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Eric Feron uses fundamental concepts of control systems, optimization and computer science to address problems in aerospace engineering.

Flight Mechanics & Controls Air Traffic Control Systems Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Aerospace Software Systems

Michael Mower

Executive Director of SUU Aviation / Chief Flight Instructor · Southern Utah University

Specializing in pilot training, aviation safety, and aerial search and rescue

Physiological, Psychological, & Enviromental Factors on Pilot Performance Weather Development Patterns and Aviation Hazards Commercial Aviation Veteran Services Aerial Search and Rescue

Michael Canders

Aviation Center Director, Associate Professor · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Canders is an airline transport pilot, commercial helicopter pilot, and drone pilot with more than 4,000 flying hours experience.

manned and unmanned aircraft pilot avionics design and manufacturing Airlines/aviation business top-level organizational leadership domestic and overseas military service

Kevin Sweeney

Leadership and Inspiration Motivational Professional Speaker · Kevin Sweeney Speakers

Decorated combat pilot, Fortune 50 Exec, All-conference collegiate athlete. Expert in Leadership, Teamwork, & Excelling under pressure.

Leadership in Challenging Times Performance Under Pressure Customer Service Motivation and Inspiration Focus On Execution

David J. Hardy

Professor and Chair of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Visual Attention Neuropsychology Information Processing

Kate Sugden

Deputy Dean for Enterprise · Aston University

Kate Sugden's research interests are in fibre optic sensing systems, fibre Bragg gratings and femtosecond materials processing.

Fibre Bragg Gratings Physics Optical Fibre Devices and Systems Optical Sensing Optics

Scott Munro

Associate Professor of Engineering / Mechanical Engineering Program Director · Southern Utah University

Specializing in aerocoustics flow sound interaction and induced vibrations, propagation, and aerospace technologies

Vibration Measurements and Instrumentation Measurement of Noise Emissions Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight control system design and testing Propagation Aeroacoustics Flow-Sound Interaction and Flow-Induced Vibrations

Jared Britt

Director of Global Aviation Maintenance Training · Southern Utah University

Britt is driving change in aviation technician schools across the U.S. and recently passed a bill included in the FAA Reauthorization Act.

Flight Mechanics Commercial Aviation Flight School Operations Aircraft Maintenance Airworthiness

Will Vizuete, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Will Vizuete works to improve understanding of the formation of atmospheric air pollution.

Environmental Science Air Pollution Mechanical Engineering Public Health Air Quality

Matt Panhans, P.E., Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Matt Panhans' expertise is in mechanical testing and failure analysis.

Mechanical Testing Failure Analysis Mechanical Engineering Engineering Ferrous Metallurgy

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Omar Es-Said

Graduate Program Director and Professor of Mechanical Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Characterizations of 3D printed materials Failure Analysis Fracture Mechanics Experimental Techniques

Jonathan S. Leonard

Professor | George Quist Chair in Business Ethics | Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Workplace Regulation Affirmative Action Employee Incentives Job Creation

Laura D. Tyson

Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Influential scholar of economics and public policy; expert on trade and competitiveness

Disruption Global Economy U.S. Trade Policy High-Technology Competition Automation

Luigi Vanfretti

Associate Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on synchrophasor technology applications and cyber-physical system modeling, simulation, stability, and control

Electrical Engineering System Identification Synchophasors Stability and Control Cyber-Physical Systems

Fabrizio Poli

Founder · Orville Aviation

Aviation Entrepreneur, Jet Captain, Author & Keynote Speaker

Social Media Marketing private jet fractional ownership Pilot Training private Jet Sales Private Jets

Ashok K. Soni

Executive Associate Dean for Academic Programs · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Soni's current work is devoted to the development of business analysis programs

Enterprise Systems and Applications Emerging Technologies Operations Research & Business Analytics Supply Chain Management Computer Simulation

Marty Ralph

Research Meteorologist, Director of the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) · UC San Diego

F. Martin Ralph is a research meteorologist focused on understanding the processes that create extremes in precipitation.

Atmospheric Rivers Observations Atmospheric Chemistry Precipitation Hydrometeorology