Carl Elks, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Elks' career focuses on maturing and advancing the state of the art in the areas of safety assessment and fault tolerance.

Runtime Verification and Monitoring Fault Injection for Cyber Physical Systems Complexity Aware Design for Critical Systems Assessment Methods for Dependable and High Integrity Systems Cyber Physical Systems

Diane Finegood

Professor · Simon Fraser University

Expert in systems thinking & cross sector partnerships as approaches to solving complex problems including obesity and chronic disease

Health Research Research Ecosystem Public Private Partnerships Complex Systems Chronic Disease Prevention

Bettina von Stamm

Director & Catalyst · Innovation Leadership Forum

Inspiring, engaging and thought provoking insights on and around innovation

Innovation Design Thinking Future of Work Future of Innovation Innovation

Gonzalo Maturana

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Corporate Finance Household Finance Securitization Real Estate Conflicts of Interest

Marcello Canuto

Professor and Director of the Middle American Research Institute · Tulane University

Marcello Canuto researches integrative mechanisms that the ancient Maya used to build and maintain a socio-politically complex society.

Ancient Maya Anthropology Mesoamerica Archaeological Remote Sensing Socio-Political Complexity

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change, specializing in past climates.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Structural Bioinformatics Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Protein-ligand(drug) interactions Computer-aided molecular modeling Big Data Analysis

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Steven Sheffrin

Professor of Economics · Tulane University

Steven Sheffrin’s research is focused on property taxation, state corporate taxation, tax fairness and compliance.

Tax Compliance Economics Policy-Oriented ISsues Property Taxation Tax Fairness

Scott Dodson

Associate Dean for Research & Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: dodsons@uchastings.edu / 925-285-1445 / Room 356

Civil Procedure Federal Courts Comparative Civil Procedure Class Actions

Jan D. Hirsch

Founding Dean, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences · UC Irvine

Jan Hirsch's research interests are focused in the areas of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research.

Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM) Medication Therapy Management Clinical Pharmacy Pharmacoeconomics Drug Development

Dr. Michael Hoerger

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Oncology · Tulane University

As a clinical health psychologist and decision scientist, Dr. Hoerger is Louisiana's leading expert in psycho-oncology research

Public Health Translational Psychological Science Psychology Clinical Psychology Healthcare

Marie Coppola, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences focused on language acquisition, ASL, deaf culture, and cognitive science.

Lange Acquisition Number Cognition Homesign Language Emergence Cognitive Development

Lisa F. Clark

Research Associate · University of Saskatchewan

Political Scientist researching food politics and food policy

Food Agriculture & Environment Public Policy Analysis Governance & Regulation Innovation Food Safety and Security

Eric Lundquist

Vice President and Editorial Analyst · United Business Media

Vice President and Editorial Analyst at United Business Media

Custom Publishing Publishing Technology Social Media Digital Media

Angelos Keromytis

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Angelos Keromytis is an expert in systems and network security, and applied cryptography.

Computer and Network Security Privacy Software Security Network Security Cryptography Software

Alexis Dudden, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of History · University of Connecticut

Professor of History specializing in modern Japan and Korea, and international history.

History/Memory Modern Korea Modern Japan Territorial Disputes Japan-Korea Relations

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky

Professor in Cognitive Science · University of Bristol

Leading voice on misinformation, fake news and propaganda

Online Information Climate Change Belief Misinformation Propaganda Fake News

Robbie Nakatsu, Ph.D.

Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Crowdsourcing Information Technology Management Data Science Data Management Machine Learning

Monica Granados

Post-doctoral fellow · University of Guelph/Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Conservation through open science.

Ecology Invasive Species Conservation Biology Food webs Open Science