Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

Dayna Nadine Scott

Associate Professor · Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Dr.Dayna Scott works in the areas of environmental law and policy; critical risk theory; environmental justice; and trade and globalization.

Environmental Law and Justice Gender and Environmental Health Toxic Substances Regulation Feminist Theory of the Body Pollution

Jennifer Kaiser

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Jennifer Kaiser examines the formation of air pollutants, with a focus on the emissions and chemistry of volatile organic compounds.

Development of Air Quality Monitoring Strategies Interactions of Biogenic and Anthropogenic Emissions Emissions and Chemistry of Air Pollutants Global Chemistry-Transport Modeling

T. William Lester, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Lester is an expert on the impact of minimum wage and living wage policies on urban economic development.

Economic Development Labor Market Institutions Living Wage Policies Minimum Wage Policies Labor Economics

Diane Beckett

sustainability consultant · independent

Diane Beckett has more than three decades of experience addressing the human and environmental dimensions of sustainability

Low Carbon Energy Urban Environments Climate Natural Resource Management Gender Equality

Shawn (Sheng-Chieh) Chen

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Shawn's research interests include airborne and liquid-borne nanoparticle filtration, NanoEHS, and indoor and urban air pollution control.

CFD simulation Indoor Air Quality Aerosol sampling and instrumentation Air pollution control Nanofiltration and ultrafiltration

William Gonwa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. William Gonwa focuses on the water resources area of civil engineering including collection systems and stormwater management.

Civil Engineering Water Resources Engineering Wastewater Collection Stormwater Management Flood Control

Rachel Adams

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering ; Director of Environmental Science Program · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Passive Sampling Development Sediment Contamination Environmental Systems Aquatic Chemistry Water Quality and Sustainability

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies; Director of Environmental Health Science · Baylor University

Dr. Brooks examines water quality, environmental health & contaminants, and sustainability issues, particularly in rapidly urbanizing areas.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Freshwater Sciences Environmental Science Biomedical Science Environmental Health

Worth Longest, Ph.D.

Louis S. and Ruth S. Harris Exceptional Scholar Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Longest works to address significant current challenges in the field of medical aerosols

Inhaled Anti-inflammatories Pharmacutical Aerosol Product Development Pipeline Particle Engineering Computational Fluid Dynamics Inhaled Antibiotics

Brooke Flammang

Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Flammang specializes in functional morphology, biomechanics, and bioinspired technology of fishes, including sharks and remora.

Marine Biology Physiology Biomechanics Biology Biomechanics of Animal Locomotion

Aaron McCright

Professor and Chairperson, College of Social Science/Lyman Briggs College · Michigan State University

Dr. McCright specializes in environmental sociology, sociology of science and technology, and social movements.

Political Polarization Values and Sciences Climate Change Politics Climate Change Climate Change Denial

Dr. Ron Dembo

Founder and CEO · Zerofootprint Software Inc.

Easily filling even the biggest shoes and still leaving no mark, the CEO of Zerofootprint developed software to reduce environmental impacts

Energy Management Carbon Measurement and Management Renewable Energy Green Buildings Enterprise Risk Management

Professor Jonathan Rossiter

Professor of Robotics and Head of the Soft Robotics Group · University of Bristol

Inventing soft robots that can fix human and environmental problems

Soft Robots Smart materials Robotics Robots Artificial Intelligence

Michael Vandenbergh

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

National expert in environmental law, Vandenbergh is an expert in how private industry can help slow climate change.

Environmental Law Corporate Environmental Behavior Carbon Emissions Organizational Culture Climate Change Research

Illona Jaspers, PhD

Professor of Microbiology, Immunity, and Environmental Science Engineering · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Jaspers is a pediatric microbiologist and immunologist with expertise on environmental oxidants and its impact on human immune responses

Coronavirus Immunology E-cigarettes Ambient air pollutants Asthma

Anthony D. Cortese

President · Second Nature

Dynamic, thought-provoking speaker that addresses the need for a healthy, just sustainable world and the role of higher education

Sustainability Higher Education Change

Jeff Cohen, Ph.D.

Professor of Real Estate and Finance · University of Connecticut

Jeffrey Cohen is an expert on how airport noise, transit and highway infrastructure improvements impact real estate.

Residential Real Estate Applied Spatial Econometrics Real Estate Economics and Finance Transportation and Real Estate

Wesley Longhofer

Associate Professor of Organization & Management; Executive Academic Director at The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Human Rights Philanthropy and Non-Profits Climate Change Social Enterprise Business and Society

Bruno Conte

Social Innovator & Entrepreneur · New Tech - Manager Non Profit

Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship