James Bullock

Dean, School of Physical Sciences, Professor Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy · UC Irvine

James Bullock studies how galaxies and their constituent dark matter halos have formed and evolved over billions of years of cosmic time.

Dark Matter Star Formation Astronomy Galaxy Dynamics Physics

Wendy Taylor

Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy · York University

I search for exotic particles with the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

Particle Physics Physics Magnetic monopoles Stable massive particles Antimatter

Alison Coil

Professor · UC San Diego

Alison Coil specializes in observational astrophysics, galaxy evolution, observational cosmology, and large-scale structure

Observational Cosmology Observational Astrophysics Astrophysics Galaxy Evolution

Heidi Jo Newberg

Professor, Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Studies the formation and structure of the Milky Way and other galaxies

Physics Color Selection of QSOs Supernova Phenomenology Astronomy Galaxy Photometry

Michael Siegel

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Department of Astronomy and Physics · Pennsylvania State University

Lead scientist for NASA's Swift Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope

Physics and Astronomy Telescopes Astronomy NASA NASA's Swift Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope

Jonas Mureika

Chair and Professor of Physics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Physics Theoretical Cosmology Particle Physics Theories of Gravitation Teaching

Laura Mersini-Houghton, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Mersini-Houghton studies the origin of the universe, dark energy and the quantum physics of black holes.

Quantum Physics Cosmology Black Holes Dark Energy Origins of the Universe

Megan Donahue

Professor of Astronomy · Michigan State University

Megan Donahue is an expert on AGN feedback in clusters and circumgalactic gas and is now president of the American Astronomical Society.

Galaxy Formation Galaxies Stars

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

Russel Lolacher

Professional Speaker, Consultant, Voice Talent · Communications Kitchen

I will show you how communicating better and using social media can build those customer relationships you’ve always wanted.

Public Relations Social Marketing Customer Service & Customer Relations Branding Social Media

David Tanner

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

David Tanner’s research interests include instrumentation for gravitational-wave detection.

Physics LIGO

Janet Yang

SFTV Presidential Fellow and Clinical Professor · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Asian-Americans in Entertainment Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Business of Entertainment Film and Television Producing Film and Television Development