Risa Cohen

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Risa Cohen is an expert in biology, aquatic ecology and water quality.

Aquatic Ecology Environmental Biology Toxicology

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Phycology Commercial uses of seaweed Marine Algae “Captain Seaweed” Aquaculture

Laura Kehoe

Post doctoral Fellow, Department of Biology · University of Victoria

Identifying pathways to balance human resource use with the conservation of biodiversity.

Wildlife Conservation Agricultural impacts on biodiversity Chimpanzee Conservation Conservation Decision Science Root drivers of biodiversity loss

Alexandros Tsamis

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Graduate Program Director; Associate Director, Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Architect focused on composite materials, building energy systems and advanced manufacturing technologies for the built environment.

Manufacturing Technologies for the Built Environment Tectonics Composite Materials Ecology Material and Energy-based Computational Design

Kenneth J. Wynne, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Wynne has pioneered processing technology for fluoropolymers

Pioneering Processing Technology for Fluoropolymers – Daikin Industries Ltd. Functional Polymer Surfaces – National Science Foundation Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Polymer Surface Science Fluoropolymer Science Silicone Science

Gary C. Tepper, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, College of Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Tepper's research focuses on advanced functional materials

Perovskite Solar Cells Aerosols and air filtration Nanoscale materials Electrospinning Supercritical Fluids

Naomi Vaughan

Associate Professor 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 Climate Change Mitigation Carbon Emissions Biomass and Bioenergy Afforestation

Christine Saulnier

Nova Scotia Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Christine Saulnier serves as the Nova Scotia director for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Research Women and Politics Canadian Public Policy Social Policy Antipoverty

Michael Mancini, Ph.D.

Director of Project Outreach and Professor of the Practice · VCU College of Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering

Entrepreneur with experience in medical technology commercialization; College of Engineering Capstone Design director.

Business Development Technology Transfer Medical Devices and Instrumentation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Biology and Medicine Biomedical Engineering

David Takacs

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: takacsd@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4845 / Office 329-200

Climate Change Law Environmental Law Earth Systems Science Biodiversity Law International Environmental Law

Prakash Kashwan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Expertise: Environmental and climate justice, planetary justice, global commons, climate governance, and climate geoengineering governance.

Environmental Human Rights International Development Climate Justice Climate Geoengineering Institutional Analysis

Dr Kate Hendry

Associate Professor · University of Bristol

Using isotopic fingerprinting to track the flow of nutrients that are important for algae and marine ecosystems

Geochemistry Nutrients Isotopic Fingerprinting Oceans Chemical Oceanography

Anton Toutov, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Toutov develops new chemical strategies for organic synthesis, catalysis, and medicinal chemistry.

Hydroesulfurization of Fuels PET Radiotracer Development Organic Synthesis Catalysis Medicinal Chemistry

Tara L. Sabo-Attwood

Associate Dean/Professor/Chair · University of Florida

Tara L. Sabo-Attwood's recent work has centered on understanding the connection between nature and wellness.

Green Space and Wellness Aquatic Toxicology Nanomaterials Global Health Environmental Toxicology

Anson W. K. Ma, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Site Director, NSF SHAP3D Center for 3D Printing · University of Connecticut

Dr. Ma's research specializes in 3D Printing, Nanotechnology, and Rheology

Blood Flow Additive Manufacturing 3d Printing Nanotechnology Rheology

Isabella Velicogna

Professor, Earth System Science, Physical Sciences Associate Dean Graduate Studies, Equity and Inclusion · UC Irvine

Isabella Velicogna is a Professor of Earth System Sciences and a Faculty Part time at NASA/Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Physical Climate Sea Level Rise GRACE Satellite Climate Change

Dr Nazanin Zand

Associate Professor of Food and Science Nutrition · University of Greenwich

She researches - and advises industrial partners - on issues of nutrition, food content and food production.

Catering Baby Food Healthy Eating Special Diets Food

Jill Becker

Founder and CEO · 02139 Inc

Dr. Jill Becker is an expert in maximizing value for high growth technology companies, start-ups & non profits.

Materials and Nanotechnology Strategic Partnerships High Growth Technology Business Development Global Account Management

Naresh Pandit

Professor of International Business · University of East Anglia

His current research examines industrial clusters – thriving locations where businesses settle, congregate, & feed off collective success.

Clusters Corporate Insolvency and Turnaround Financial Services International Business Road to Net Zero

Lisa Rodrigues, PhD

Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment; Director of the MS in Environmental Science Graduate Program | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lisa Rodrigues, PhD, researches the environmental change impacting tropical ocean ecosystems and conservation and management strategies.

Marine Invertebrates Coral Reefs Ecosystems Ocean Environments