Juan Araque

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Tomeka Robinson

Professor of Rhetoric & Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Robert Leonard

Director, Forensic Linguistics Program · Hofstra University

Robert Leonard is best known for his work in forensic linguistics, the application of linguistic theory to the analysis of language evidence

1960s rock n roll Linguistics and Threat Assessment Language and the Law Forensic Linguistics Woodstock music festival

Baratunde A. Cola

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Cola brings science to energy and thermal management solutions.

Applications of Carbon Nanotubes Thermal Management of Electronics Combustion and Energy Systems Heat Transfer Micro and Nano Engineering

Leo Lee

Associate Professor, Mathematics · University of Mary Washington

Leo Lee is an associate professor of mathematics at the University of Mary Washington.

Mathematics Stochastic Processes Computer Science Student Mentorship International Studies

Edd Wilder-James

VP Strategy · Silicon Valley Data Science

Expert in emerging technologies and how they change the world, specializing in big data & data science

Emerging Technologies Future of It Data Science Big Data Open Source

Kartik Ariyur

Assistant Professor · Purdue University

Assistant Professor at Purdue University

Matlab Algorithms Simulations Controller Design Health Monitoring

Selmer Bringsjord

Director, Rensselaer AI & Reasoning Lab; Professor, Cognitive Science and Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Expert in logic and philosophy, specializing in AI and reasoning

Artifical Intelligence Philosophical Foundations of AI Computational Economics AI Systems Formal Logic

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

Founders Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

Group III-V Semiconductors Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Nitride Semiconductor Heterostructures

Ron Austin

Associate Professor, School of Computing and Digital Technology · Birmingham City University

Ron Austin is an expert in security technologies, network security, forensic and ethical hacking, and wireless and mobile technologies.

Automation/Orchestration Wireless and Mobile Technologies Network Security security technologies Forensic and Ethical Hacking

Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Professor and Chair · VCU College of Engineering

Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.

Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Sameer Hinduja is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use.

Safe Social Media Use Cyberbullying

Mary Simoni

Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Works as a leading composer, author, teacher, pianist, and arts administrator

Sound Synthesis Interactive Electronics Music Education Music Theory Music Composition

Dr Lola Canamero

Reader in Adaptive Systems and Head of the Embodied Emotion Cognition and (inter-) action Lab · University of Hertfordshire

Lola’s work explores the emotions between humans and robots, particularly when robots are used to provide therapy or learning opportunities.

Human-Robot Interaction Artificial Intelligence Robots Robots as Therapy

Tom Holt

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Thomas J. Holt is an expert in Cybercrime, Cyberterror, and Information Warfare Researcher

Terror Malware Information Warfare Cybercrime Identity Theft

Nikhil Koratkar

Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

World Renowned, Highly Cited Expert in Battery Energy Storage

Nano-Coatings Nanostructured Materials Energy Storage Batteries Nano-Composites

Ender Yuksel

Postdoctoral Researcher · Technical University of Denmark

Researcher, Computer Scientist

Security Verification Sensors

Pamela Radcliff

Professor and Chair · UC San Diego

Professor Radcliff is a historian of Modern Spain, whose research has focused on mass politics, gender and democratic transitions

Fascism Gender History Modern European History European Labor History Modern Spain

Lee McKnight

Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation · Syracuse University

Visionary Inventor of Cloud to Edge Software Applications - Edgeware Wiglets and Gridlets

Virtual Markets and Wireless Grids Social Radio Social Emergency Response Edgeware Creative Destruction

Vladlena Benson

Professor of Cybersecurity Management · Aston University

Vladlena is an industry-recognised expert in cybersecurity management and governance.

Emergent Technologies Cybersecurity and Risk Management Digital Transformation