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

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, Leadership 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

Buck Goldstein, J.D., M.Ed.

Professor of the Practice, UNC School of Education and University Entrepreneur-in-Residence · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expert in entrepreneurship, venture capital, research universities as agents of societal change, university governance & strategic planning.

Financial Service Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Leadership Entrepreneurial Education Business Planning

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

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

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

Caffeine and Depression Sibling Conflict Resolution Teaching Parents to Code Child Behavior Sibling Conflict School Concerns

Mary Pearson

Dean of the School of Business / Associate Professor of School of Business, Accounting · 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

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

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

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

Shirley Meng

Professor · UC San Diego

Shirley Meng researches better batteries through nano-engineering

Batteries for electric vehicles Energy Storage and Conservation Batteries Nano Engineering Nano and Micro Scale Materials

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

Hollye Moss

Professor · Western Carolina University

Hollye Moss's research interests are in the areas of operations management and the Boyer model of scholarship.

Industrial Management Boyer Model of Scholarship Operations Management Business Statistics Service Management

Michael Milczarek, M.S.

Senior Soil Scientist · Global Water Experts

Mike Milczarek has over 20 years of experience in groundwater recharge, mine reclamation and land restoration studies

Groundwater Recharge Processes Mine Waste Closure System Assessment and Design Habitat Restoration Unsaturated Flow and Contaminant Fate and Transport Surface Water/Groundwater Interactions

Michel Neray

Chief Differentiation Officer · The Essential Message

Learn to differentiate yourself and your business in a competitive marketplace.

Sales & Conversational Selling Branding/Marketing Peak Performance & Personal Development Leadership Differentiation