Karla MacDonald

Vice President, Communication and Patient Advocacy · Ipsen

Karla MacDonald is an expert in strategy, leading communications and building talent for companies ranging from biotechs to large pharma.

Corporate Communications Pharmaceutical Industry Strategic Communications Patient Advocacy Drug Development

Roslyn Bern

President · Leacross Foundation

Roslyn Bern is president of the Leacross Foundation and an educator, business woman, and philanthropist

Philanthropic Foundations Philanthropy Women in Engineering Stem preventing violence against women

Jessika Rojas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Rojas is a nuclear engineering expert specializing in nanomaterials and radiation-induced synthesis.

Nanostructures for targeted radionuclide therapy and enhanced external radiotherapy Radiation damage and radiation effects on nuclear materials Nuclear materials Nanomaterials for nuclear engineering applications Radiation chemistry and radiation processing

Carrie Heeter

Professor of Media and Information · Michigan State University

Carrie Heeter is an expert in meditation, cybermeditation, user experience design, and serious games.

Self-Regulation Meditation Research Online Learning User Experience Design Serious Games

Steve Holt

Owner · Soaringseal.com

Owner, Stockpix.com and the Soaring Seal Gallery

Birds Birding Wildlife Photography Nature Photography

Naomi Vaughan

Senior Lecturer in Climate Change · University of East Anglia

Her interest in climate change mitigation – ways to reduce emissions, to decarbonise and adopt new forms of energy.

Climate Change Carbon Emissions Biomass and Bioenergy Climate Change Mitigation Afforestation

Dr. Lynsey Melville

Director of the Centre for Low Carbon Research and Lead of the Bioenergy Research Group, Senior Researcher, School of Engineering and the Built Environment · Birmingham City University

Dr. Lynsey Melville researches accelerating the adoption of environmentally sustainable and commercially viable energy from biomass.

Wastewater Treatment Biomass and Bioenergy Anaerobic Digestion Organic Waste Management

Darren Rumbold, Ph.D.

Expert in landscape-scale ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Darren Rumbold is an expert in environmental toxicology and mercury in estuarine and coastal systems.

Marine Ecology Ecological Risk Assessment Mercury Biogeochemistry and Biomagnification Environmental Toxicology Water Quality

Prakash Bhoi

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Prakash Bhoi is an expert in hydrocarbon, jet fuels, advanced biofuels, and biopower.

Hydrocarbon & Jet Fuels Advanced Biofuels & Biopower

Edmundo Litton

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Cultural Diversity Bilingual/Bicultural Education Technology in Education

Henry J. Donahue, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin Jr. Professor and Distinguished Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | BS, San Diego State University; Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara · VCU College of Engineering

Bone, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine, effects of space travel on bone and muscle, gap junctions, osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast

Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Space Biology and Bioengineering

Gary M. Atkinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Atkinson specializes in microelectromechanical systems

Microelectromechanical Systems Biochip Smart materials Micro and Nanofabrication Energy Conversion Devices

Josette-Renée Landry

Vice-President, Business Development / Vice-présidente, développement des affaires · Mitacs

Scientist with expertise in research, innovation, partnerships and entrepreneurship/ recherche, innovation, partenariats et entrepreneuriat

Genetics Innovation Genomics Partnerships Entrepreneurship

Roxanne Mykitiuk

Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School · York University

Roxanne Mykitiuk investigates the legal, ethical and social implications of assisted reproductive and genetic technologies.

Health Law Disability Law Feminist Legal Theory Family Law Genetics and the Law

Zahra Keshavarz Motamed

Assistant Professor · McMaster University, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University

Translational & basic cardiovascular mechanics Biomechanics Fluid Mechanics Solid Mechanics Medical Imaging

Thomas Reilly

Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Inorganic Chemistry Chemistry P-Block Clusters Organic Synthesis Biochemistry

Joanne M. Jordan, M.D., MPH.

Joseph P. Archie, Jr. Eminent Professor, Department of Medicine & Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology & Director, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The main interests in Dr. Jordan's research are the epidemiology of osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis Epidemiology Radiographic Osteoarthritis Rheumatology Immunology

Jim Mendez, PhD

Assistant Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Jim Mendez, PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC is an expert in lung disease and transplantation, pharmacology, and clinical ethics

Nurse Practitioner Practice Opioid Addiction & Recovery Lung Transplantation Pharmacology Psychological Predictors of Health Outcomes

William Luther, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Expertise is in monetary economics and alternative currencies, including Bitcoin.

Unemployment Economics Bitcoin Monetary Economics Alternative Currencies

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