Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein

President & CEO · MaRS Innovation

Turning academic ideas into commercial realities

Corporate & Business Strategy Early-Stage Investing Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Transfer Commercialization of Innovation

Jared Tippets

Vice President for Student Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in student retention, organizational changes, and administration in higher education

Retention of First Year College Students Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Student Involvement in Higher Education Organizational Change in Higher Education Management Systems

James P. Evans, Ph.D., M.D.

Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Evans directs the Clinical Adult and Cancer Genetics Services at the University of North Carolina

Medical Genetics Clinical Cancer Genetics Pharmacogenomics Genetic and Genomic Testing

Theodore Arapis, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Administration | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Theodore Arapis, Ph.D. focuses on financing, fiscal savings, fiscal transparency and the practice of budgeting at state level.

Public Administration Fiscal Transparency & Accountability School District Financing Budgeting Public Finance

Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Michael Ehrlich

Associate Professor of Finance and Co-Director of NJ Innovation Acceleration Center · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Ehrlich's research focuses on financial markets and institutions, with an emphasis on market failures

Innovation Commercialization of Innovation Market Failures Financial Crises Financial Markets

Steve Palmer

Chair · CATAAlliance Public Safety Advisory Board

Steve Palmer is a Life Member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.

Strategic Communications Public Safety Strategy Strategic Planning Security

Rosalyn Cooperman

Professor of Political Science · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Cooperman's expertise focuses on women in politics.

Women and Politics American Politics Congress

Gary Firestein

Director, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute · UC San Diego

Dr. Gary Firestein's research interests focuses on the pathogenesis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Biomarkers Metalloproteinase and Cytokine Gene Regulation Epigenetics Rheumatic Diseases Rheumatoid Arthritis

Claudia Buchmann

Professor and Chair | Department of Sociology · The Ohio State University

Expert in gender, race and class from a sociological perspective.

Social Stratification Education Gender Race and Ethnicity Comparative and International Sociology

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD

Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is an expert in emerging technologies and business technology strategy

Emerging Technology Trends Technology Adoption Virtual & Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Social Media Analytics

Kevin P. McDonald

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History Atlantic World Piracy Indian Ocean World Maritime History

Deborah Mayer, Ph.D., R.N., A.O.C.N., F.A.A.N.

Professor, Department of Nursing · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Mayer's program of research focuses on the issues facing cancer survivors and improving cancer care.

Cancer Cancer Survivorship eHealth Applications Information Seeking Behavior Oncology

Josephine Antwi

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Antwi is an entomologist whose research focuses on the effects that sucking-piercing insect pests have on crops of economic importance.

Plant-Insect-Microbes Interactions Entomology Ecology Molecular Ecology Urbanization on Insect Pollinators

Micheál Kelly

Board Member, CATAAlliance // Dean, School of Business and Economics · Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Micheál Kelly is Dean of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Economics International Development Strategic Planning Business Strategy Strategy

Lauren Stewart

Associate Professor, Director of Structural Engineering/Materials Laboratory, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Lauren Stewart is considered by many to be among the top blast researchers in the US.

Computational Mechanics Mechanical Shock/Impact Blast Engineering Hazard Engineering

Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science · Michigan State University

Expert in biometrics (pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition)

Pattern Recognition Computer Vision Biometrics Markov Random Fields Clustering Data

Jon Rogers

Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Jon Rogers has developed groundbreaking new technologies in the areas of rotorcraft, smart weapons and stochastic optimal control.

Robotics Flight Mechanics Systems Design and Optimization Flight Control

Annabelle Singer

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Annabelle Singer researches to understand how neural activity produces memories and spurs the brain’s immune system.

Alzheimer's Disease Virtual Reality Optogenetics Learning & Memory Neural Coding & Decoding

Brendan D Saltaformaggio

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Brendan Saltaformaggio's lab investigates advanced cyber crimes and the analysis and prevention of next-generation malware attacks.

Mobile/IoT Security Binary Analysis and Instrumentation Cyber Forensics Computer Systems Security Memory Forensics