Panagiotis (Panos) Adamopoulos

Assistant Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Social Media Information Systems Recommender Systems Social Commerce Word of Mouth

Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics

Verena Seufert

Postdoctoral Fellow · University of British Columbia, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability

Scientist interested in all things food and nature. Studying how we can do agriculture better.

Sustainability organic agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Biodiversity Climate Change

Melanie Szulczewski

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Szulczewki's research focuses on soil science and environmental toxicology.

Earth and Environmental Studies Environmental Issues Climate Change Solar Cooking Soil Science

Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

Manoj Viswanathan

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: viswanathanm@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4694 / Office 314-200

Tax Policy Economic Development The Regulation of Tax Exempt Organizations Community Development

Andrew Ellis

Professor of Optical Communications/Deputy Director of the Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT) · Aston University

Professor Ellis researches optical superchannels and advanced passive optical networks for the delivery of Tbit/s class broadband.

5G Broadband Optical communications Photonics Signal Processing

Philip Chmielewski

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Sir Thomas More Chair of Engineering Ethics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Theological Ethics Corporate and Business Ethics Anthropology and Ethics Engineering Ethics Ethics

Robert M. DeConto

Provost Professor of and Earth, Geographic, and Climate Sciences and Director of the School of Earth and Sustainability · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rob DeConto is one of the world's leading experts on modeling polar ice sheets, sea level rise and ocean response to climate change.

Ice Sheets and Sea Level Antarctica Glaciology Climatology Earth System Modeling

Ryan S. King, Ph.D.

Research Professor of Biology · Baylor University

Specializing in understanding the availability of phosphorus, nitrogen, and carbon in inland freshwater systems.

Freshwater science to inform policy Community and ecosystem ecology Numeric water-quality criteria Ecological thresholds Streams and rivers

Eyuphan Bulut, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bulut's research interests include wireless networks and mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and social networks

Applied Machine Learning with Sensor Data and Wireless Signals Mobile Computing: Wireless Networks Cyber-physical Systems Mobile Social Networks Wireless Charging Security: Cyber Security Network Security Privacy and Trust Mobile (3G/4G) Systems: Mobile Packet Core Cloud Mobile Data Offloading Internet of Things (IoT), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Wireless Sensing

Tony Tsai

Vice President, Corporate Communications and Services · CAA Club Group

Tony Tsai oversees the organization's internal and external communications.

Corporate Communication Internal Communication Leadership Management Project Management

Sarah DeYoung

Associate Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. DeYoung's expertise is in maternal and child health in crisis and disaster settings, with a focus on infant feeding in emergencies.

Evacuation Decision-making Companion Animals in Disasters Maternal & Infant Health in Disasters Refugee & Immigrant Well-being Psychological Sense of Community

Rajiv Garg

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Expert on Estimating Economic Value of Information and Algorithms

Economics of Information Social Media Digital Marketing Mobile Economy Business Analytics

Samar Ali

Research Professor of Political Science and Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the intersection of conflict mediation, national security, economic development and human rights.

Human Rights National Security Polarization Cybersecurity Law and Government

Douglas Harris

Professor of Economics & Schleider Foundation Chair in Public Education · Tulane University

Douglas Harris' expertise lies in economics for education, teacher labor markets, productivity measurements and incentive design.

Economics of Education Incentive Design Teacher Labor Markets Productivity Measurement Test-Based Accountability

Danny Brown

VP, Product Intelligence · Jugnoo Inc.

VP, Product Intelligence at Jugnoo Inc.

Social Media Marketing Content Marketing Digital Business Social Web Marketing Strategy

Micah Berman

Assistant Professor I Moritz College of Law & College of Public Health · The Ohio State University

Micah Berman is assistant professor of public heath and law at Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Public Policy Public Health Legal Doctrine Tobacco Policy

Milos Manic, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Milos Manic, Ph.D., FIEEE., is director of VCU's Cybersecurity Center and an expert in cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection.

Computational Intelligence Techniques (Machine Learning) with Applications in Energy Cybersecurity and Human Machine Interfaces Software Defined Networks Fuzzy Neural Data Mining Techniques Energy Security Human-machine Interfaces

Daniel Silke

Director · Political Futures Consultancy

Acclaimed presenter of outstanding keynotes on Global Future Trends for corporates, conferences & conventions around the world.

Global Future Trends Consumer of the Future Emerging Brics Economies Africa South Africa