Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Edik Rafailov

Professor (Research), AIPT · Aston University

Prof Rafailov current research interests include CW and ultrashort-pulse lasers; generation of light from UV to THz and biomedical photonics

Biomedical Photonics Nanostructures Ultrashort-Pulse Lasers Photonics THz Radiation

Daniel Gitterman, Ph.D.

Chair, Public Policy and Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dan Gitterman is the Chair of Public Policy and the Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy.

Public Policy and Practice Domestic Policy Social Policy Globalization Political Economy

Dr Richard Martin

Reader, Electrical, Electronic & Power Eng, Aston Institute of Materials Research (AIMR) · Aston University

Richard Martin's research interests include bioactive glass and structural studies.

Advanced Imaging Structural Studies Bioactive Glass Glass Neutron Scattering

Suvranu De

Department Head, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering (MANE); Director, Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging for Medicine (CeMSIM); & J. Erik Jonsson ‘22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches novel computational technology to solve challenging and high-impact problems in engineering, medicine, and biology

Haptics Computer Modeling and Simulation Virtual Surgery Health Care Technology

Charlie Kemp

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Charlie Kemp is an expert on robots for intelligent physical assistance and is passionate about enabling robots to help people.

Intelligent Systems Mobile Manipulation Healthcare Robotics Assistive Robotics Human-Robot Interaction

Patricia Oliver

Associate Professor of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Communication Studies Public Speaking Gender Communication Rhetoric of Women

Dr. Lan Philp

Deputy Medical Director · Heart of England NHS Foundation

Dr. Philp joined Heart of England NHS Foundation on 7 July as Deputy Medical Director for Older People

Vaccination Person Centred Assessment Health Policy Quality of Life Healthcare

John Baumann

National Speakers Association Inspirational Speaker · JK Success Enterprises, LLC

Embrace Adversity & Reclaim Positive Perspective Inspirational Speaker

Reclaiming Posi-Spective (Positive Perspective)

Ning Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Zhang is engineering strategies for the treatment of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and brain stroke

Stem Cell Biology Central nervous system trauma and diseases Biomaterials for oral biofilm prevention

Shawn Chester

Associate Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Chester focuses on continuum level constitutive theories for large-deformation multi-physics behavior of materials

Experimental Validation Theoretical Modeling Computational Science Mechanical Engineering Solid Mechanics

Wujie Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Wujie Zhang is an expert in biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cell-based medicine, micro/nanotechnology, and drug delivery.

Biomaterials Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Micro/Nano-technology Drug Delivery Stem Cell Research

Seema Nagpal

Epidemiologist and Senior Leader, Public Policy · Diabetes Canada

Seema Nagpal is an epidemiologist with broad experience in research and policy

Diabetes Epidemiology Strategic Planning Clinical Research Program Evaluation

Elizabeth Croft

Associate Dean, Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Applied Science; Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Director, Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory · University of British Columbia

Professor Croft's research investigates how robotic systems can operate efficiently and effectively in partnership with people

Robotics Mechanical Engineering Human Robot Interaction Community Outreach Student Recruitment

Dr. Goldie Nejat

Associate Professor · Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto

Goldie Nejat, PhD, P.Eng. is the Founder and Director of the Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics (ASBLab) Laboratory

Biomedical Engineering Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Applied Mechanics and Design Robotics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Human Factors/Ergonomics

Karl Peace

Professor, Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Jiann-Ping College of Public Health · Georgia Southern University

Karl Peace researches biostatistics, clinical trials and drug research and development.

Clinical Trials Pharmaceutical Research Health & Disease Health Sciences Biostatistics

Cynthia Reinhart-King

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Director of Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Biomedical engineering expert whose research focuses on reducing cancer metastasis and artery hardening.

Metastasis Cancer Cell-Based Movement Arthrosclerosis

Shayla Sawyer

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

Focused on engineering processes and potential applications of hybrid inorganic/organic materials for optoelectronic devices and sensors

Hybrid Nanomaterials Nano-Bio Optoelectronics Sensor Development Ultraviolet Photodetectors

Lewis Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, FAIMBE

Professor | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | Bachelor Product Design, NCSU l Masters of Business Administration, UNC · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bost's research focuses on innovation, device design and development processes

Innovation Device Design Development Processes Entrepreneurial Business Strategy Commercialization

Paul A. Wetzel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Wetzel's research interests include eye tracking systems and eye movement analysis

Eye tracking systems and eye movement analysis Effects of neurological diseases on eye movement control Visual task analysis Physiological instrumentation and signal processing systems Human-machine interfaces based on based on eye and head movement