Lynn Vartan

Professor of Music / Director of APEX Event Series · Southern Utah University

Known for her dynamic athleticism and exciting energy on stage, Dr. Vartan brings that same passion for music into her classroom.

Percussion Music Drumline Conducting Percussion Pedagogy

Bartosz Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Krawczyk's areas of research are machine learning, data stream mining, and big data.

Machine learning: ensembles, imbalanced data, one-class classification, kernel methods. Data stream mining: concept drift, active learning, online classification and regression. Big data: mining massive datasets, efficient and scalable learning algorithms

Katharine Noon

Professor & Chair of Theatre Arts, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts Playwriting Acting Voice Movement

Tomasz Arodz

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Arodz's research focuses on machine learning and bioinformatics

Machine Learning: Nonlinear Classification Methods That Incorporate Existing Knowledge Into Training Systems Biology: Integration of Prior Biological Knowledge and Multiple Sources of Data for Pathway Discovery Computational Biology: Analysis of Role of Protein Mutations in Evolution and Disease Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning in Biomedicine Protein Evolution

Kim Prather

Professor · UC San Diego

Kimberly Prather’s research focuses on understanding the impact of atmospheric aerosols and their impacts on clouds and climate.

Marine Life Energy and the Environment California Environment Earth and Planetary Chemistry Global Change

Prof. Carol Chillington Rutter

Professor, English · University of Warwick

Carol Rutter is an expert in Shakespeare, performance studies, and the history of the early modern stage.

Royal Shakespeare Company Women's Roles in Performance Early Modern Drama Early Modern Stage Performance Studies

Alberto Cano, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Cano specializes in machine learning, data mining, classification, big data, data streams, and high-performance computing.

High Performance Computing Machine Learning Data Mining Big Data Classification

Ermias Koricho

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Ermias Koricho is an expert in Vehicle Design & Testing.

Vehicle Design & Testing

Afroditi V. Filippas, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies; Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

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

Microwave and RF Modeling and Simulation Signal Processing Medical Devices

Jeffrey Ulmer

PROFESSOR, Sociology and Criminology · Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Ulmer is Associate Head of the Department

Organizations Social Psychology Criminology Sociology of Religion integration of qualitative and quantitative methods

Janet Favreau

Senior Lecturer and Applied Instructor of Music (Piano) · Loyola Marymount University

Applied Instructor of Music (Piano)

Applied Piano Class Piano Ensemble Theory Music History

Diane Benedict

Profesor of Theatre Arts, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts Theatre Production Acting Classical Theatre Chehkov

Dr. Matthew Gould

Director of Guitar Studies · Cambrian College

Dr. Matthew Gould is an expert guitar player, instructor and internationally renowned musician.

Live Performances International Performing/Touring Suzuki Guitar Classical Guitar Guitar Ensembles

Krishnan Pillaipakkamnatt

Professor of Computer Science · Hofstra University

Krishnan Pillaipakkamnatt specializes in data mining, machine learning, and computational learning theory.

Algorithms Data Structures Discrete Mathematics Operating Systems Programming

Kirk Wakefield, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.

Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Wakefield is the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

Sports Marketing Sports Branding Sports Psychology Team Sports Marketing Entertainment Marketing

Ronnie Clark

Lecturer of Theatre Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Part-time lecturer of Theatre Arts

Improv Stage Combat Physical Theatre Audition Acting

E. Michael Campbell

Director, Laboratory for Laser Energetics · University of Rochester

Campbell is an internationally known expert in inertial fusion, high-energy-density physics, high-power lasers and their applications.

Advanced Energy Technologies High-Energy-Density Physics Inertial Fusion High-Power Lasers

Dr. David Brown

Research Fellow, Physics - Astronomy · University of Warwick

David Brown researches the discovery of extra-solar planets, the evolution of planetary systems, and tides on extra-solar planets.

Astronomy Satellites and Space Telescopes Exoplanet Atmospheres Exoplanet Discoveries Exomoons

Martha Jackman

Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section · University of Ottawa

Martha Jackman specializes in constitutional law, with a particular focus on issues relating to women and other marginalized groups

Constitutional Law Charter of Rights Women Marginalized Groups Access to Health Care

Christine Chambers

Professor & Canada Research Chair in Children's Pain · Dalhousie University and IWK Health Centre

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, Professor of Pediatrics & Psychology. Passionate about science helping children

Pain Social Media Psychology Knowledge Mobilization Knowledge Translation