Lorenzo Valdevit

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering and Director, Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation · UC Irvine

Lorenzo Valdevit’s research is in the general area of mechanics of materials and structures and additive manufacturing

3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Architected Materials Advanced Manufacturing Materials Science Metamaterials

Todd R. Boyette, Ph.D.

Director, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Todd Boyette is an expert in university-based informal science education and a co-founder of the North Carolina Science Festival.

Global leadership in university-based science outreach Working with scientists to engage the public Astronaut training at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Informal science education Science centers and museums in North Carolina

Gennady Miloshevsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Miloshevsky researches computational physics with emphasis on effects of plasma, laser and particle beams on materials.

Materials Under Extreme Conditions Radiation- and Plasma-Material Interactions Physics of High Energy Densities Atomic, Molecular and Plasma Physics Dusty Plasmas

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

Brandon Frederick De Bruhl

Lecturer of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Constance Steinkuehler

Professor of Informatics · UC Irvine

Constance Steinkuehler researches the cognitive and social aspects of multiplayer online videogames and esports.

Teenage Boys and Gameplay eSports Computer Gaming Multiplayer Online Videogames Parenting and Videogames

Mostafa Mesgari, Ph.D.

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

Management Information Systems Data Analytics

Scott Hansen

Professor of Engineering Technology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in 3D drafting, engineering technology, CAD software, ​and vocational education

Industrial Technology Education for K-12 Electro-Mechanical Drafting 3D Drafting Autocad Engineering Technology

Erica Fuchs

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Public Policy

Colin Brenan

CEO and Founder · 1CellBiO Inc.

Colin Brenan is a serial entrepreneur with expertise in research, project management, and financing of early-stage life science companies.

Business Development Commercialization of Life Science Technologies Product Development Lifesciences Start-Ups

Parshati Patel

Education and Outreach Program Coordinator · Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration, Western University

An astrophysicist with a passion for science communication.

Astronomy Planetary Science Circumstellar Disks Massive Stars Science Communication

Robert Smith RGD

Owner/Creative Director · Association of Registered Graphic Designers

Creative Catalyst • Brand Builder • Speaker • Teacher

Product Design Interior Design Creativity Package Design Branding

Elizabeth Chodos

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Arts/Creative Expression

Brenda Irwin

Managing Partner · Relentless Pursuit Partners, Inc

Brenda is an investor, advisor and seasoned board director.

Jason Kaiser

Associate Professor of Geology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in volcanoes and understanding how and why magma accumulates in the Earth’s crust

Structural Geology Chemistry of Minerals Potential Natural Disasters in Southern Utah Potential Geological Hazards in Southern Utah Volcanology

Claudia Rankins

Marie Fielder Fellow · Fielding Graduate University

Champion for inclusion, diversity and broadening participation and works tirelessly on behalf of students and faculty.

Science technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate education Gender equity for STEM faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) History and relevance of HBCUs History of African American Physicists Elementary particle physics

Lawrence Husick

Sr. Fellow · Foreign Policy Research Institute

Experience, dynamic, humorous and knowledgable on a stunningly wide range of topics.

Cyberwar Cyberterrorism Cybercrime. Innovation History and Practice.

Vladlena Benson

Professor of Cybersecurity Management · Aston University

Professor Benson is an industry-recognised expert in cybersecurity management and governance.

Emergent Technologies Cybersecurity and Risk Management Digital Transformation

Kathleen Carley

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Cybersecurity/Privacy

Barry Elkind

Manager, Technology & Venture Development (Head, Molecular Diagnostics) · MaRS Innovation

Commercializing life science technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, medical devices and therapeutics

Molecular Cell Biology Molecular Diagnostics Life Sciences Commercialization Project and Program Management