Jamie Kennea

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Department of Astronomy and Physics · Pennsylvania State University

Astronomy expert and XRT instrument scientist

Physics and Astronomy Telescopes High-Energy Neutrinos XRT Instruments Swift/Bat Exploration Tools

Michael Siegel

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Department of Astronomy and Physics · Pennsylvania State University

Lead scientist for NASA's Swift Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope

Physics and Astronomy Telescopes Astronomy NASA NASA's Swift Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope

Garland Coulson

The E-Business Tutor

Internet marketing is about people, not technology

Internet Marketing Social Media

Wade Fisher

Associate Professor of Physics · Michigan State University

Wade Fisher is an expert in the field of high energy physics, or particle physics.

Beyond Standard Model Physics Machine Learning Higgs Boson Particle Physics Physics

Imre Bartos

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Imre Bartos’ research interests include extreme cosmic explosions related to the formation and evolution of black holes.

Multimessenger Astronomy Astrophysics LIGO Black Holes Gravitational Waves

James Fienup

Robert E. Hopkins Professor of Optics, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Professor in the Center for Visual Science · University of Rochester

Fienup is a leading expert in the use of phase retrieval algorithms to carefully align mirrors on NASA satellites once they are in orbit.

Optics Webb Telescope Imaging with Sparse and Segmented-Aperture Systems Image Reconstruction Phase Retrieval

Enrique Gomez

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Enrique Gomez's interests are in supernova, gamma-ray bursts, and late stage stellar outflows.

Cosmic-ray Radiation Late Stage Stellar Outflows Supernova Gamma-ray Bursts Physics Education Research

Karyn Rogers

Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the relationships between microbial communities and environmental conditions in extreme ecosystems

Geobiology Geological & Environmental Sciences Geochemistry Geomicrobiology Astrobiology

Lillian Cassel, PhD

Professor of Computing Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lillian N. Cassel, PhD, is an expert on information storage, classification, retrieval and networking.

Digital Libraries Web-based Information Retrieval Data Science Education Women in Computer Science

Keivan Stassun

Stevenson Professor of Physics · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the search for Earth-like planets across the galaxy and an advocate for diversity, including neurodiversity, in the academy.

Astronomical Phenomena

Amber Stuver, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physics | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Amber Stuver, PhD, is an expert in gravitational waves.

Gravity Astrophysics Gravitational Waves Black Holes

Alan Duffy

Research Fellow · Swinburne University of Technology

Research Fellow at Swinburne University of Technology

Supercomputing Astronomy Science Communication

David Reitze

Professor · University of Florida

David Reitze’s research interests include femtosecond lasers and their interactions with matter gravitational-wave interferometry.

Gravitational Waves LIGO Astrophyics

Bryan E. Penprase, PhD

Dean · Soka University

Professor Penprase is Dean of Faculty and Professor of Science.

Quasar Absorption Line Spectroscopy Archaeoastronomy Observational Astrophysics Astrophysics Astronomy

Sara Seager

Professor of Planetary Science, Physics, and Aerospace Engineering · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sara Seager is an astrophysicist and planetary scientist, and is an expert in theory, computation, and data analysis of exoplanets.

Exoplanet Habitable Zones Exoplanet Atmospheres Exoplanet Interior Composition

Sergey Klimenko

Professor · University of Florida

Sergey Klimenko’s research interests include detection of gravitational waves, gamma-ray bursts and as-yet-unknown systems.

Gravitational Waves Astrophysics LIGO Black Holes

Chiara Mingarelli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physics · University of Connecticut

Chiara Mingarelli is a gravitational-wave astrophysicist, researching how supermassive black holes in the centers of massive galaxies merge.

Astrophysics Pulsars Gravitational Waves Black Holes

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

John Egenes

Musician / University Lecturer · University of Otago

Musician / University Lecturer at University of Otago

Editorial Music Higher Education Studio Production Music

Jeff Secrest

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Prof. Secrest focuses on experimental neutrino physics, experimental flavor physics, maximum entropy techniques, group theory, & gravitation

Gravitation Maxent Quarks Physics and Astronomy Supernovae