Ariel Garten

Founder and Chief Evangelist Officer · Muse

Global speaker, female tech founder, and expert in brain, neuroscience, psychotherapy, entrepreneurship, innovation, and women in business.

Neuroscience of Meditation Brain Computer Interface Start Up Mindfulness Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Suibhne Cullen

Director, Digital Delivery, Australia & New Zealand · Mott MacDonald

Digital Transformation Advisory. Specialising in the construction sector with strong BIM & IPD experience.

Building Information Modelling BIM Transformational Change Digital Information Management Digital Transformation and Organizational Readiness

Stephen M. Williams, P.E., Ph.D.

Vice President of Campus Infrastructure · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Steve Williams specializes in control systems, power electronics and electromechanical systems.

Curriculum Design Electromechanical Systems Control Systems Power Electronics Electrical Engineering

Maurice Suckling

Assistant Professor, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Writer and historian specializing in narrative for video games and board game design.

Game Design & Development Board Games Narrative and Dialogue in Video Games Videogame Design History of Games

Annabelle Nelson, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Doctoral Faculty in the School of Leadership Studies

Theories of Personality Content Analysis, Narrative Analysis, Epistemologies, Research Methods Consciousness Studies Youth Development Multicultural Education

Gustavo Razzetti

CEO · Fearless Culture

We help teams do the best work of their lives.

Team Building & Leadership Change Management Innovation & Creativity Cultural Transformation Change Leadership

Michael Mancini, Ph.D.

Director of Project Outreach and Professor of the Practice · VCU College of Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering

Entrepreneur with experience in medical technology commercialization; College of Engineering Capstone Design director.

Business Development Technology Transfer Medical Devices and Instrumentation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Biology and Medicine Biomedical Engineering

Pankaj Karande

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on engineering peptides as novel drugs, drug carriers, affinity agents, and biomaterials for medical applications

Diagnostics Vaccine Design Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Peptide Engineering

Lee-Su Huang

Instructional Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Lee-Su Huang is a designer specializing in digital fabrication, parametric design, kinetic architecture and interactive installations.

Architectural Design Design Communication Digital Design Digital Fabrication Kinetic Architecture

Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.

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

Professor Bandyopadhyay has authored and co-authored over 400 research publications

Self-assembly of Regimented Nanostructure Arrays Spintronics Quantum Devices Hot Carrier Transport in Nanostructures Nanoelectronics

Robert Smith RGD

Owner/Creative Director · Association of Registered Graphic Designers

Creative Catalyst • Brand Builder • Speaker • Teacher

Product Design Interior Design Creativity Package Design Branding

Jonathon Colman

Senior Design Manager, Keynote Speaker · Intercom

I lead content design at Intercom. I'm a Webby Award winner and keynote speaker who’s appeared at over 80 design & tech events.

Content Content Strategy Writing Product Design User Experience

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Institute for Engineering and Medicine | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Elise King, MID, M.A.

Assistant Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences | Interior Design · Baylor University

Elise King, MID, M.A., is an Assistant Professor in Interior Design at Baylor University.

Sleep and Creativity 19th and 20th Century Design History Community Engagement Interior Design Fundamentals of Interior Design

David Kaber

Chair/Professor · University of Florida

David Kaber is an expert in human factors engineering, data analysis, research design, user-centered design and task analysis.

Ergonomics-Related Risk Factor Identification and Measurement in Physical Work Tasks Virtual Reality Simulation for Motor Skill Training Human-Robot Interaction in Healthcare Adaptive Automation Design Human-Automation Interaction in Life Sciences

Professor Nashwan Dawood

Professor of Digital Construction · Teesside University

His expertise is sustainable infrastructure & in modelling ways to ensure carbon reduction in construction, housing & engineering projects.

Energy Efficient Buildings Infrastructure Design Carbon Reduction Sustainable Construction Engineering

Tracy Rittenhouse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Natural Resources and the Environment, director of the Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Center · University of Connecticut

Tracy Rittenhouse is an expert in the study of wildlife populations - bobcats, bear, frogs - within exurban development.

Citizen Science Forest Management Wildlife Populations Wetland Ecology Ranavirus Epidemics

Liran Ma

Professor · Texas Christian University

Dr. Ma's current research focuses on security and privacy, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and STEM education.

Internet of Things Mobile Health and Safety Wireless Networks Security Systems Cloud Computing

Chris Foss

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Foss specializes in 19th-century British literature, with a secondary expertise in disability studies.

British Victorian Novel Oscar Wilde British Literature Since 1800 British Romantic Literature British Romantic Women Poets

Xuchun Ren

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Xuchun Ren is an expert in Structure Optimization, Design Under Certainty, and Computational Solid Mechanics.

Vehicle Crash-Worthiness Computational Solid Mechanics Structure Optimization Design Under Certainty Uncertainty Quantification