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

David Feldman

Professor of Urban Planning & Public Policy and Political Science, Director of Water UCI · UC Irvine

David Feldman specializes in water resources management and policy, global climate change policy, ethics and environmental decisions.

Drought Sustainable Development Ethics and Environmental Decisions Water Resources Management Global climate change policy

Don Duke, Ph.D., P.E.

Expert in water resources and pollution control · Florida Gulf Coast University

Don Duke applies science and engineering analysis to policy and management decisions.

Municipal stormwater pollution reduction Industrial stormwater pollution reduction Flood mitigation policy Water Resources Policy Water quality assessment

Isabella Velicogna

Professor, Earth System Science, Physical Sciences Associate Dean Graduate Studies, Equity and Inclusion · UC Irvine

Isabella Velicogna is a Professor of Earth System Sciences and a Faculty Part time at NASA/Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Physical Climate Sea Level Rise GRACE Satellite Climate Change

Charlie Messina

Professor · University of Florida

Charlie Messina has expertise about crop modeling and plant breeding.

Climate Change Artificial Intelligence Symbolic Artificial Intelligence Plant Breeding Maize

Michael C. Slattery

Professor, Department Chair and Director of the Institute for Environmental Studies · Texas Christian University

Mike has worked in diverse landscapes ranging from the Namib Desert in southern Africa to the cloud forests of Costa Rica.

Mercury Contamination from Coal-fired Power Plants Wind Research Rhino Conservation Human Impact to Coastal Plains, Rivers and Sediment Pathways

David Boutt

Professor of Geosciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Boutt's research focuses on how water becomes groundwater and the sub-surface processes that impact it along its journey.

Drought Hydrogeology Groundwater Recharge Processes Groundwater Water

Julie A. Hoggarth, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Baylor University

Researcher and teacher seeking to cultivate an understanding of the distinct ways of life of ancient populations

Radiocarbon dating Environmental Archaeology Art History Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions Archaeology

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

Thomas Kostigen

Writer · Thomas Kostigen

Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author

Journalism Environment Financial Services Weather Climate

Philippa Drennan

Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Plant Ecophysiology Ecology Plant Stress Biology Structure/Function Relationships in Plants Biology

Neil Maher

Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Neil Maher studies environmental and political history in the 20th century, urban history and the history of environmental justice.

Environmental History History of Environmental Justice 20th Century US Environmental and Political History US History Urban History

Arjun Krishnan

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Arjun Krishnan develops and applies computational data-driven approaches to unravel how our genome relates to health and disease.

Precision Medicine Big Data Genome-wide molecular networks Computational Biology Machine Learning

Christine Angelini

Associate Professor/Director · Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Christine Angelini is the founder and director of the Center for Coastal Solutions and is an expert in coastal ecosystems and restoration.

Water Quality Nature-based Solutions Coastal Engineering Coastal Ecology Coastal Resilience

Rebecca E. Wall

Assistant Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Climate History Digital Humanities Global History Environmental History Postcolonial, Colonial, & Precolonial African History

Joel Correia

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Joel E. Correia is a human-environment geographer at the Center for Latin American Studies.

Deforestation Development (export commodities & infrastructure) Environmental Justice Gran Chaco Human Rights

Douglas Yu

Professor of Ecology · University of East Anglia

His research designs rapid ways to measure biodiversity, with an emphasis on environmental DNA. Co-founder of NatureMetrics.

Rewilding Tropical Ecology Environmental DNA Biodiversity Effectiveness of Nature Reserves

Serge Thomas, Ph.D.

Expert in the ecology of aquatic environments · Florida Gulf Coast University

Serge Thomas specializes in the consequences of natural and human stresses in aquatic ecosystems.

Ecological Engineering Hydrosystems Technologies to Clean Water Microplastics Algal Blooms

Greg Characklis, Ph.D.

Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Characklis is a professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the UNC Chapel Hill.

Environmental Sciences Water Sustainability Water Quality Microbial Biology University Teaching

Brandon Frederick De Bruhl

Lecturer of Economics · Loyola Marymount University