Greg Sawicki

Associate Professor, Automation / Mechatronics · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Sawicki directs the Human Physiology of Wearable Robotics (PoWeR) laboratory.

Robotic Exoskeletons Terrestrial Locomotion Human-machine Interfaces

Dr. Eric Leuthardt

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering · Movable Type Management

Who needs hands anyway! Researcher advancing neuroprosthetics is developing medical devices and brain–computer interface technologies

Brain Computer Interfaces Neural Technologies Brain 2.0 Neuroprosthetics Innovation

Saad Bhamla

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

The Bhamla Lab explores fundamental and applied research questions through the development of new experimental tools and techniques.

Materials and Nanotechnology Biotechnology Organismic Physics Global Health Complex Systems

Arjun Krishnan

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Arjun Krishnan develops and applies computational data-driven approaches to unravel how our genome relates to health and disease.

Precision Medicine Big Data Genome-wide molecular networks Computational Biology Machine Learning

Dr. Sima Salahshor

Principal, Shiruy, Inc · Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto

Health Innovation Advisory and Program Design & Management

Program Implementation Health Technologies Health Innovation Medical Genetics Marketing & Corporate Strategy

Rachael Seidler

Professor · University of Florida

Seidler's research focuses on the neural control of movement in health and disease, with a specific focus on motor learning.

Spaceflight Human Research Neuroplasticity Neuroscience and the Brain Cognitive Ageing Parkinson's

Timothy B. Folta, Ph.D.

Professor of Management; Thomas John and Bette Wolff Family Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship; Academic Director, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation · University of Connecticut

Prof Folta is an expert in entrepreneurship and corporate strategy, analyzing decisions around entry, exit, and diversification.

Strategic Management Market Entry and Exit Corporate Strategy and Diversification Innovation Policy Managing Uncertainty

Dr Ellen Brooks-Pollock

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health · University of Bristol

Investigating the transmission and control of infectious diseases

Infectious Diseases Reproduction Number Infectious Disease Modelling Social Contact Networks Mathematical Modelling

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

Morteza Mahmoudi

Asst. Professor · Michigan State University

Morteza Mahmoudi researches nanomedicine and regenerative medicine for the development of new nano-based platforms.

Nanotechology Sensor Array Academic Parity Lab Ethics/Life Nanomedicine

Wei-Ning Wang, Ph.D.

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

Aerosol-enabled technologies towards addressing critical challenges in the sectors of energy, the environment, and human health.

Environmental Science and Technology Heterogeneous Catalysis Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Aerosol science and technology Materials Science and Engineering

Thea Pepperl, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University · VCU College of Engineering

Thea Pepperl's research and expertise focuses on the analysis and design of decision tools for the coordination of care of older adults.

Image analysis Image segmentation Health Informatics

David Sinclair

Director · International Longevity Centre

Particular interests in older consumers, adult vaccination, active ageing, financial services, & the role of technology in an ageing society

Ageing Local Government Stakeholder Engagement Public Policy Policy Analysis

David Levin, MD

Chief Medical Information Officer · Cleveland Clinic

Challenging audiences to discover how analysis of “big data” can be used to transform healthcare, from practice redesign to new markets

Healthcare Information Technology Clinical Decision Support: From Alerts to Watson Emr and Related Clinical Systems-Strategy Selection and Physician Adoption Analytics: Data Strategies

Carrie L. Peterson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., University of Michigan | MSE and Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin | Postdoctoral Training, Northwestern University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Peterson's expertise is in neuromusculoskeletal biomechanics of human movement and rehabilitation design.

Neuroplasticity Neuromodulation Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Rehabilitation Engineering Musculoskeletal Modeling and Simulation of Human Movement

Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA, FEC

Corporate Director · Electrical Safety Authority, Engineers Canada / Ingénieurs Canada

Experience in speaking & media on topics of women in STEM, women on boards, engineering regulation, advocacy, governance, policy, education

Governance, Not-For-Profit Regulation of Engineering, Regulation of Electrical Safety Advocacy for Engineering Engineering Education, post-secondary and professional development

Patrick Mercier

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · UC San Diego

Patrick Mercier specializes in low-power electronics for wearable computing.

Wearable Technology Low Power Electronics for Wearable Computing Electronics Wearable Sensing

Yue Zhang, Ph.D.

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

Dr. Zhang's research topics include bone biology, regeneration and animal models of musculoskeletal conditions.

Bone biology and regeneration Cartilage biology Animal Models of Musculoskeletal Conditions

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

D. Joshua Cohen, M.D.

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

Applications to solve orthopedic and dental challenges involving the musculoskeletal system; focusing on in vivo studies using rodent models

MicroCT imaging Orthopedic and dental implantology Breast cancer metastasis to bone Small animal model surgery