Joel Conte

Professor, Structural Engineering · UC San Diego

Joel Conte specializes in the design of safer and more economic structures, especially regarding earthquakes.

Computer Modeling and Simulation Earthquake Engineering Structural Analysis Earthquake Bridges

Neal Driscoll

Professor of Geosciences · UC San Diego

Neal Driscoll co-leads the ALERTWildfire network, and also researches tectonic deformation and the evolution of landscapes and seascapes.

Tsunami Wildfire Landscape and Seascape Evolution Tectonics and Structural Geology Marine Geology and Geophysics

Nigel Raab

Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Theories of Civil Society Habermas 19th Century Russia Urban History Global Encounters

Robert Fuller, M.D., FACEP

UConn Health Chairman of Emergency Medicine · University of Connecticut

Fuller has responded to nations battered by natural and manmade disasters -New York after 9/11, Haiti ; Philippines after a typhoon.

Coronavirus Efficiency of Emergency Services International Disaster Medical Response Emergency Medical Care Natural Disasters

Jonathan M. Lees, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Geological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Lees is an expert in fault zones, volcano imaging, explosive volcanism and geothermal imaging.

Geological Sciences Siesmology Volcanology Tomography of Fault Zones Regional Tomographic Inversion

Bharat Bhushan

Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor | College of Engineering · The Ohio State University

Dr. Bhushan works in biomimetic interface science, surface engineering, nanotribology and materials research

Mechanical Engineering Aerospace Engineering Biomimetics Biomimetic Materials Nanotechnology

Grant Woodwell

Professor of Earth and Environmental Science · University of Mary Washington

Professor of Earth and Environmental Science at University of Mary Washington

Nuclear Waste Disposal Petroleum Geology Seismology Earthquake

Tarek Abdoun

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in centrifuge modeling, soil-structure interaction, soil remediation, field advanced sensing, and data visualization

Data Visualization Soil Remediation Centrifuge Modeling Soil-Structure Interaction Field Advanced Sensing

Jim Riddlesperger

Professor, Political Science · Texas Christian University

Professor Riddlesperger focuses on American politics, with emphasis in the presidency, Congress, and Texas politics

Political Parties American Political Institutions Congress and the Presidency Congress Issues in American Politics

Mika McKinnon

Geophysicist · Independent

Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressible educator.

Disaster Risk Reduction Geophysics Science and Policy Science Fiction Science Fiction Film and Tv

Stephen Dyson, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Stephen Dyson's research is focused upon the psychology of elite decision making in foreign policy.

International Relations World Leaders Foreign Policy Elite Decision Making

Gregory DeFreitas

Professor of Economics · Hofstra University

Prof. DeFreitas is an expert on labor studies.

Labor Economics Research Methods Urban Economics Microeconomics African Economic Development

Ethan Segal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Japanese history, politics, foreign relations, society, social issues, earthquakes & tsunami, food, film and pop culture, women and gender.

Japan Constitution Ancient History (Japan) Tsunami Earthquakes Japanese History East Asia

Hermann Fritz

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Hermann Fritz's research centers on fluid dynamic aspects of natural hazards such as tsunamis, hurricane storm surges and landslides.

Fluid Dynamic of Natural Hazards Hurricane Storm Surges and Landslides Tsunamis Coastal Systems

Hannes Baumann, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Hannes Baumann is an expert in coastal fish ecology and effects of marine climate change

Evolution Oceanography Marine Science Fish Populations Marine Climate Change

Steven Biegalski

Professor, Program Chair, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Steven Biegalski is an expert on nuclear analytical methods, research isotope production, and nuclear forensics.

Research Isotope Production Nuclear Reactors Nuclear Forensics US Nuclear Production Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Leila Janah

CEO/Founder · Samasource

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Social Enterprise Employment Microwork

Andrew Lubin

Defense Analyst, Author, Embedded Journalist · N/a

Dynamic speaker with long experience in global current events with partiular expertise in Iraq, Hait, Afghanistan with US Marines

Current Operations in Afghanistan Us Marine Humanitarian Operations (Haiti Japan Role of Us in Todays' World

Julia Hanigsberg

President and CEO · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Champion for children and youth with disabilities & healthcare CEO. Expert speaker and leader on diversity, innovation and inclusion.

Disabilities Patient Centred Care Children's Health Leadership Women in Leadership

Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping