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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gabriele Varieschi

Professor of Physics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Particle Physics and Astrophysics Cosmic Rays and Neutrinos Physics and Astronomy

Vincent Meunier

Department Head, Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy & Gail and Jeffrey L. Kodosky ’70 Constellation Chair · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Using high-performance computing to examine the atom-level details of materials, using quantum mechanical techniques

Research Education Quantum Mechanics Density Functional Theory Computational Physics Quantum Materials

Bryan J. Field

Assistant Professor, Physics · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Field is a physicist who teaches courses ranging from introduction to physics to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

Particle Physics Theoretical Physics Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Heidi Jo Newberg

Professor, Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Studies the formation and structure of the Milky Way and other galaxies

Physics Color Selection of QSOs Supernova Phenomenology Astronomy Galaxy Photometry

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

John Egenes

Musician / University Lecturer · University of Otago

Musician / University Lecturer at University of Otago

Editorial Music Higher Education Studio Production Music

Payam Bahrampoor

CEO · +1

Public speaker and neuroscientis

Presentations Teaching Astronomy

Michael Dennin

Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning; Dean of Undergraduate Education; Professor of Physics · UC Irvine

Prof. Dennin is leading the evolution of teaching and learning on the college campus, and he is a top communicator of all issues of physics.

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Condensed Matter Physics Undergraduate Education Physics Biophysics

Laura Chomiuk

Astronomer · Michigan State University

Laura Chomiuk is an expert of novae and gamma rays.

Astronomy Supernovae Novae Gamma Rays