Piyush Jain

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Piyush Jain researches the molecular basis of DNA and ways to improve technologies such as CRISPR and Cas.

CRISPR/Cas systems Nanomaterials Nucleic Acids Gene Editing Bioengineering

Karyn Rogers

Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the relationships between microbial communities and environmental conditions in extreme ecosystems

Geobiology Geological & Environmental Sciences Geochemistry Geomicrobiology Astrobiology

T.S. Harvey

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in cross-cultural doctor-patient interactions, public health communications, disaster relief and crisis management.

North America Medical Anthropology Sanitation Environmental Protection Global Public Health

Eric Gato

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Gato focuses on diabetes, environmental chemistry and toxicology to examine exposure to environmental contaminants

Diabetes Environmental Toxicology Biochemistry Environmental Chemistry Environmental Contaminants

Kristina Wagstrom, Ph.D.

Eversource Energy Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering Education · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagstrom is a chemical engineer with a specialization in atmospheric chemistry.

Biofuels Woman in STEM Air Pollution Atmospheric Chemistry Biomolecular Engineering

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

Saeed Ahmad, Ph.D.

Director of Process Economics and Tech Transfer · Medicines for All Institute

Dr. Ahmad specializes in the development of using small molecules, peptides and proteins

Research and development using small molecules peptides and proteins Process development of new and existing active pharmaceutical ingredients Development of efficient and cost effective processes using continuous synthesis and flow chemistry.

FRANCOISE BAYLIS

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy · Dalhousie University

Dr. Baylis researches matters related to ethics, health law and policy of assisted human reproduction and novel genetic technologies.

Bioethics Assisted Human Reproduction Genetic Technologies & Ethics Genetics and the Law Policy & Regulation Identity

Curt Breneman

Dean of the School of Science; Professor; Director, Rensselaer Exploratory Center for Cheminformatics Research (RECCR) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in the development of new molecular property descriptors and machine learning methods for physical and biochemical problems

Science Machine Learning Methods Chemical Biology Physical Organic and Computational Chemistry Chemistry

Yuncong Li

Professor · University of Florida

Yuncong Li is an expert on environmental soil chemistry, focusing on ecosystem restoration, fertilizer technology, and plant nutrition.

Ecosystem Restoration Fertilizer Technology Plant Nutrition Fertilizer Soil

Daniele Piomelli

Distinguished Professor · UC Irvine

Daniele Piomelli's research is focused on the function of lipid-derived messengers, with particular emphasis on endogenous cannabinoids.

Anatomy & Neurobiology Cellular Pharmacology CBD Marijuana Neuropharmacology

James De Vellis

Partner · Foley & Lardner LLP

James De Vellis is an expert in comprehensive and thoughtful patent application drafting and portfolio development.

Trademarks Sustainable Patent Portfolios Multinational Corporations Patent Applications Patents

Manasvi Lingam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Lingam's research interests are primarily within the transdisciplinary areas of astrobiology.

Planetary Science Plasma Physics Astrobiology Astrophysics

Ronald Stein, P.E.

Author · Energy Literacy Consultant

To educate the public to be more energy literate.

Solar and Wind Energy Fossil Fuels Emissions and Chemistry of Air Pollutants electricity industry Renewable and Sustainable Biofuels

Todd Royal

Author · Archway Publishing

To educate the public to be more energy literate.

Renewable and Sustainable Biofuels Emissions and Chemistry of Air Pollutants Solar and Wind Energy Fossil Fuels electricity industry

Sheng Dai

Assistant Professor, Geosystems Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Sheng Dai develops innovative testing techniques to study properties and processes in soils and rocks at elevated pressure and temperatures.

Reservoir Geomechanics Geomaterials Characteriztion Energy Geotechnics Flow in Porous and Fractured Media

Nina Martin

Professor · Texas Christian University

Professor Martin specializes in dance practices for people with special needs such as ReWire Movement Method and Ensemble Thinking.

Pedagogies of Spontaniety Choreography Health Alternative Therapies Dance

G. Michael Stathis

Professor of Political Science and International Relations · Southern Utah University

Specializing in political science, international relations, and media portrayal of Islamic religion

Theories of International Relations Islamic State Fourth Gulf War International Conflict American Government

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

Xiuchun (Cindy) Tian, Ph.D.

Interim Department Head and Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Tian is an expert in animal biotechnology.

Pluripotent Stem Cells Nuclear Reprogramming by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer Genetic Engineering in Farm Animals Assisted Reproductive Technologies Pre-Implantation Embryo Development