Ronald Burch

Lecturer for Systems Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Resilient Space Systems Engineering Laser Communications Project and Program Management RF and Digital Design Engineering Subsystem and Systems Engineering

Miriam Capretz

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Western University

Professor of Software Engineering at Western University who conducts research in energy management, smart buildings and online advertising.

Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle. Software Research Graduate Education Teaching in Software Engineering Software Development

Ashok Iyer, Ph.D., PE

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

Professor Iyer's research interests include GPS applications and neural networks

GPS Applications Neural Networks Linear and Nonlinear Control Theory Robotics for Nuclear Waste Handling

Vandana (Ana) Mangal, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Incoming Co-Program Director, MSBA Program

Project Management and Databases Business Continuity Business impacts with emerging technology deployment Disruption in sector value chains Women in Technology

Robert H. Klenke, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director, Vertically Integrated Projects Program · VCU School of Engineering

Dr. Klenke's research interests include collaborative unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and cyber physical systems security

Digital system design Hardware/software co-design hardware description languages Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight control system design and testing UAV payload design integration and testing Collaborative unmanned aerial vehicles

Krista Jones

Managing Director, Work & Learning · MaRS Discovery District

Bridging the gaps between people, technology and automation.

Product Marketing Technology Commercialization Technology Strategy Development Enterprise Software Future of Work

Kevin Sidebottom

President · Bottom To Top Consulting

Experienced dynamic speaker that engages the audience to reach higher and work harder to accomplish greatness

Inspirational Corporate Leadership The Selling Process Getting More From Your Customers Re-Energize Your Team Money-Smart Students

Michael J. Cabral, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Cabral specializes in engineering education and nanofabrication techniques

Engineering Education Nanofabrication Techniques Molecular Electronics

Stan Ahalt

Faculty · UNC at Chapel Hill

Director, Renaissance Computing Institute and Professor, Department of Computer Science

Data Analysis High Performance Computing Data Science Public-Private Partnerships Signal Processing

Bill Peacock, MS

Chief of Operations · Cleveland Clinic

Mr. Peacock oversees Cleveland Clinic's 46 buildings in Cleveland, as well as its buildings in Canada, Florida, Nevada and Abu Dhabi

International Operations Healthcare Real Estate and Development Sustainable Healthcare Architecture Cleveland Clinic Strategy for Growth

Ding-Yu Fei, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Tsinghua University, China | Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University · VCU College of Engineering

Bioinstrumentation expert, theorizing the future of brain-computer interface-based devices

Development of new instruments for applications in telemedicine Development of brain-computer interface-based devices for patients with movement disorder Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques for studies of vessel properties and vascular hemodynamics Ultrasonic imaging techniques for studies of cardiovascular dynamics Technologies for radiation oncology

Mehrdad Sharbaf, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Part-time Faculty

Management Information Systems Information Systems Security Information Security Technology Business Intelligence Systems Quantum Cryptography

Yvonne Yaz, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Yvonne Yaz's areas of interest include actuarial science and applied mathematics.

Stochastic Control Systems Actuarial Science Applied Mathematics Nonlinear Systems

Mike Pascoe

President and CEO · Magor Communications Corporation

Experienced Telecommunications Professional

Technology Startups Entrepreneurship Telecommunications Industry Wireless Communications Technology for Business Communications

Fredric Mitchell

Web Development Manager · Orbit Media Studios, Inc.

Web Development Manager at Orbit Media Studios, Inc.

Drupal PHP Web Development

Tom Rand

Managing Director at MaRS Cleantech Fund I, L.P. · MaRS Cleantech

Experienced, bare-knucked approach to cleantech, finance, policy, climate science and associated global economic opportunities and risks.

Carbon and Climate Science: Industrial Endgame? Cleantech Climate Change Clean Energy Economics

Afroditi V. Filippas, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Electrical and Computer

Professor Filippas' research focuses on signal processing and nonlinear statistical analysis techniques

Microwave and RF Modeling and Simulation Signal Processing Medical Devices

Bahram Javidi, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

A professor of electrical and computer engineering, Javidi also leads the Multidimensional Optical Sensing and Imaging Systems (MOSIS) Lab.

Optics and Photonics Biomedical optics/photonics for imaging Nanotechnology in optical sensing, imaging, visualization, and display 3D Imaging

Thea Pepperl, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University · VCU College of Engineering

Thea Pepperl's research and expertise focuses on the analysis and design of decision tools for the coordination of care of older adults.

Image analysis Image segmentation Health Informatics

David Wayne

President · Desert Microtechnology Associates Inc.

Semi-conductor and mixed signal specialist.