David Julian McClements

Distinguished Professor of Food Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

D. Julian McClements is the most highly cited food scientist in the world, known for his leading research on plant-based food.

Plant-based Food Food Science Food Nanotechnology Food Architecture

David Weintraub

Professor of Astronomy; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in astrophysics who also writes about extraterrestrial life, human space travel and space colonization.

Space colonization Extraterrestrial life Mars colonization Mars Space travel

Eric Kirby

Assistant Professor of Management and Business Law · Southern Utah University

Specializing in student success strategies, civil litigation, and student retention and first year experience in higher education

Non Traditional Students in Higher Education Second Year Retention in HIgher Education Student Success Strategies Student Retention in Higher Education Political Science

Michael Brand

Director · Captum Capital Limited

Technology Innovation

Technology Innovation Valuing Technology Bio & Chemo Sensors Technology Start-Ups

Klaus Ley, MD

Founding Director · Immunology Center of Georgia

Klaus Ley is exploring the role our immune response plays in atherosclerosis and other autoimmune diseases.

T lymphocytes Immunology Vaccines atherosclerosis Integrins

Michelle Grimes

Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology · Southern Utah University

A licensed psychologist specializing in clinical child psychology, principles of phycological assessment, and sibling conflict resolution

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Insomnia and Sleep Disorders Oppositional Defiance Exposure and Response Prevention Habit Reversal

Mary Pearson

Vice President of Finance & Chief Financial Officer · Southern Utah University

Specializing in entrepreneurship in rural communities, financial accounting reporting requirements, and the history of accounting principles

Accounting Ethics History of Accounting Principles Cost-Volume Profit Analysis Financial Analysis and Decision Making Planning and Zoning in Rural Communities

Ali Al-Khattawi

Lecturer in Pharmaceutics · Aston University

Dr Al-Khattawi's research interests are on the development of innovative particle design and fabrication strategies.

Pharamaceuticals Pharmaceutical Products Pharmaceutical Particle Engineering Fabrication Strategies

Ronald Rash

Professor · Western Carolina University

Ron Rash is the author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestseller Serena and Above the Waterfall.

Southern Writing Poetry English Appalachia Novelist

Nastassja A. Lewinski, Ph.D.

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

Dr. Lewinski's research topics include nanomaterial toxicity, nanomedicine, and nanoinformatics.

Nanomaterial toxicity Nanoinformatics Nanomedicine Advanced in vitro exposure systems Comparative in vitro – in vivo analyses

Teresa Boyer, EdD

Founding Director, Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women's Leadership; Associate Professor, Education and Counseling · Villanova University

Teresa Boyer, EdD, is an innovative leader in economic and social equity for women

Equity in Education Work-Life Balance Women's Advancement Pay Equity Gender Equity

Shiladitya Banerjee

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Shiladitya Banerjee develops theoretical models to understand how the internal structures of a living cell impacts its characteristics.

Single-cell Biophysics Soft Living Matter Physics Physics of Living Systems Molecular and Cell Biology

James Dahlman

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

James Dahlman uses molecular biology to rationally design the genetic drugs he delivers.

Vascular and Immunoengineering DNA Barcoded Nanoparticles Drug Delivery CRISPR Gene Editing

Renã Robinson

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow · Vanderbilt University

Expert in racial disparities in Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's triggers in peripheral organs. Advocate for inclusive research design.

African American Health Alzheimer's Outreach Racial Health Inequalities Alzheimer's Health Disparities

Stephanie Willerth

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering · University of Victoria

I run an internationally recognized research group focused on stem cell bioengineering.

Stem Cells Biomaterials Drug Delivery Systems Tissue Engineering Neuroscience

Todd Latham

Publisher · Actual Media Inc.

Motivator, Optimist, Author, Speaker and President - Actual Media Inc.

Environment Infrastructure Water

Krzysztof Przybylski

Council Member | Sales Manager · Canon, Inc. | GLG|

Council Member |Sales Manager | Medical Devices | High-tech | Canon | GLG | 15+ years of expertise

Medical Devices Sales Operations Market Development Optical Diagnostics and Imaging Brand & Identity Development and Execution

Sheema Khan

Patent Agent · Shapiro Cohen LLP

Patent Agent. Writer. Speaker (Tedx)

Science and Technology Human Rights Muslim Current Affairs' Muslim Feminism Intellectual Property

Edgar Leonard

Associate Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Marketing Strategy Marketing Planning Marketing Performance Marketing Research

Paul Michael

Director of Fluid Power Institute · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Paul Michael's area of expertise is in tribology: the science of friction, lubrication and wear.

Condition Monitoring Engine Oils Machine Failure Analysis Lubricant Formulation and Testing Tribology