Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Social Work Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression)

Janet Asper

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Asper specializes in organic chemistry.

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (Nmr) Chemical Education Organic Synthesis Organic Methodology Organic Spectroscopy

Stéfan Danis

CEO & Chief Talent Officer · Mandrake

25 years of experience in executive recruiting & has led 100's of executive engagements in Finance, Sales, HR, Marketing, & Strategy.

Career Transitions Leadership Development Succession Planning Organizational Development and Change Management Overcoming Adversity

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

Rachel Adams

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Passive Sampling Development Sediment Contamination Environmental Systems Aquatic Chemistry Water Quality and Sustainability

Kevin Rose

Frederic R. Kolleck ’52 Career Development Chair in Freshwater Ecology · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Computational modeling of links between freshwater ecology and carbon cycling

Climate Change Aquatic Ecology Carbon Cycling Freshwater Ecosystems Biogeochemistry

Christopher Letchford

Professor & Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Global expert in wind engineering.

Wind Power Siting and Modeling Debris Flight Mechanics Impacts of Climate Change on Infrastructure, Transportation, and Energy Production Wind Loads on Structures Wind Climatology

Michael Norman

Director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center and Distinguished Professor of Physics · UC San Diego

Michael Norman is author of over 300 research articles in the diverse areas of astrophysics, including star and galaxy formation.

High-Energy Astro Galaxy Formation Computational Astrophysics Cosmology Star Formation

Tony Hu

Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation · Tulane University

Tony Hu is a pioneer in developing advanced diagnostics for personalized medicine and COVID-19 research.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Nanoengineering Biotechnology Innovation Biomaterials Biomedical Engineering

Imogen Coe

Dean, Faculty of Science · Ryerson University

Dr Imogen R. Coe is a scientist who is internationally recognized for her advocacy in promoting equity & diversity in science in Canada

Science Education Women in STEM Membrane Protein Cell Biology Membrane Protein Cell Biochemistry Clinical Research

Peter Adams

Professor and Department Head · Carnegie Mellon University

Public Policy

Serdar Ozturk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Ozturk’s interests include biotechnology, chemical engineering, surface and interfacial chemistry, microfluidics, and material science.

Characterization Biotechnology Microfluidics and Microfabrication Chemical Engineering Biomolecular Engineering

Susan Olesik

Professor and Chair | Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry · The Ohio State University

Chemistry expert, revolutionizing our understanding of chromatography

Food Security Nanostructured-Based Materials for Separation Science Application Ordered Carbon Materials Enhanced-Fluidity Liquid Chromatography - EFLC Nanofibrous Substrates for Laser Desorption Mass Spectrometry

James Randerson

Chancellor's Professor Earth System Science · UC Irvine

James Randerson studies the global carbon cycle using remote sensing and in-situ measurements and different types of models.

Climate-Carbon Cycle Feedbacks Forests Wildfires Climate Plants

Afroditi V. Filippas, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Professor · Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor Filippas is VCU’s representative to CCAM. Her research focuses on Smart Manufacturing, Data Analytics, and Modeling.

Electromagnetic Device Modeling Data Analytics Higher Order Statistical Analysis Multimodal Data Analytics Experimental Design

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

Vaccine Hesitancy COVID-19 Health disparities by race and ethnicity Health Disparities Social Determinants of Health

Stephen Dyson, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Stephen Dyson's research is focused upon the psychology of elite decision making in foreign policy.

Elite Decision Making Foreign Policy World Leaders International Relations

Michael Chumley

Professor · Texas Christian University

Research focus has been on the role of inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Developmental Neurobiology Exercise Physiology Immunology Psychology

Robert Quinn

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry · Michigan State University

Robert Quinn's current research is on how the human microbiome is a consortium of microorganisms living on and in our bodies.

Bile Acid Metabolomics Microorganisms Microbiology Environmental and Evolutionary Biology

Chengguo Xing

Professor/Associate Chair · University of Florida

Chengguo Xing's research has the long-term goal of developing solutions towards effectively managing human diseases.

Tobacco Use and Cessation Lung Cancer Risk Kava Lung Cancer Prevention