Warren Schirtzinger

Chief Strategy Officer · High Tech Strategies, Inc.

A highly regarded market- and product-strategy consultant to emerging high-technology businesses.

Product Strategy Diffusion of Innovation Technology Adoption Start Ups Strategic Marketing

David Wei

Associate Professor · University of Florida

David Wei's team works to discover novel electronic and optical properties of metallic and semiconductor nanomaterials.

Solar Energy Conversion Surface Chemistry

Ronald Stein

Author · PTS Advance

To educate the public to be more energy literate.

Solar and Wind Energy Fossil Fuels Emissions and Chemistry of Air Pollutants electricity industry Renewable and Sustainable Biofuels

Ozzie Zehner

Visiting Scholar · UC Berkeley

Author of Green Illusions | Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley

Alternative Energy Environmentalism Wind Power Consumer Society Walking and Biking Neighborhoods

Zhifang Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Zhifang Wang specializes in electric power grid vulnerability analysis, synthetic grid modeling, and renewable integration.

Cascading Failures in Power Grids Energy System Modeling and Optimization Integration of Renewable Generation Voltage Stability and Controls Smart Grid Communication Architecture

Edward Guinan, PhD

Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Edward Guinan, PhD, an expert in astronomy and space science research explores the sun, stars, planets, extraterrestrial life potential.

Severe & Hazardous Weather / Global Warming Interstellar Travel Potential Pulsating Stars and Stellar Evolution Exoplanets and the Suitability of Exoplanets for Life Astrobiology/Exobiology

Jennifer Burney

Associate Professor of Environmental Science · UC San Diego

Jennifer Burney's research focuses on simultaneously achieving global food security and mitigating climate change.

Climate Impacts on Agriculture Science Energy Poverty Global Food Security Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Melanie Szulczewski

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Szulczewki's research focuses on soil science and environmental toxicology.

Earth and Environmental Studies Environmental Issues Climate Change Solar Cooking Soil Science

Todd Royal

Author · Archway Publishing

To educate the public to be more energy literate.

Renewable and Sustainable Biofuels Emissions and Chemistry of Air Pollutants Solar and Wind Energy Fossil Fuels electricity industry

Jack Brouwer

Professor: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Director: National Fuel Cell Research Center, Advanced Power and Energy Program · UC Irvine

Jack Brouwer's research focuses on high-temperature electrochemical dynamics and integrated renewable energy systems.

High-Temperature Electrochemical Dynamics Renewable Hydrogen Renewable Power Dynamics Integrated Renewable Power Systems Hybrid Power and Energy Storage Systems

Tanya Harrison

Director of Science Strategy · Planet Labs

Professional Martian who has worked on rocks and robots on the Red Planet.

Space and Astrophysics Climate Change Satellite Based Remote Sensing of the Earth/atmosphere System Earth Science Women in STEM Careers

Dana Kirk

Assistant Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering · Michigan State University

Expert in Anaerobic Digestion and Food Waste Utilization

Dairy Facility Design Livestock Nutrient Management Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Renewable Energy

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

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

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

Group III-V Semiconductors Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Nitride Semiconductor Heterostructures

William B. (Trey) Cade III, Ph. D.

Director, Baylor Institute for Air Science · Baylor University

William B. (Trey) Cade III, Ph.D., is the director of the Baylor Institute for Air Science.

Space Physics Weather Forecasting Space Weather Forecasting Space Weather Science Space Weather Impacts

Dr Nazanin Zand

Associate Professor of Food and Science Nutrition · University of Greenwich

She researches - and advises industrial partners - on issues of nutrition, food content and food production.

Catering Baby Food Healthy Eating Special Diets Food

Edward Garrett

Head of Private Clients · Charities Aid Foundation

Ed Garrett heads the private client philanthropy team, managing and advising on the deployment of c.£1bn charitable assets for UHNWI donors.

Donor Advised Funds Fundraising Philanthropy Social Investment Corporate Responsibility

John A. Christian

Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on spacecraft navigation, computer vision, sensor testing, and space systems

Astrodynamics Space Imaging Spacecraft Navigation Computer Vision Sensor Testing

Francois Byrne

CEO · Hybrid Power Solutions

Hybrid Power Solutions was founded in 2015 in response to a pressing need for safer, cleaner and more effective portable electric systems

Battery Systems Engineering portable power battery banks generators off grid batteries

Mary Simoni

Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Works as a leading composer, author, teacher, pianist, and arts administrator

Sound Synthesis Interactive Electronics Music Education Music Theory Music Composition

Efstathios Michaelides

W.A. "Tex" Moncrief Jr. Founding Chair of Engineering · Texas Christian University

Professor Michaelides focuses on lifetime of fossil fuel resources, alternative energy, geothermal energy and nanofluids.

Multiphase Flow Nanofluids Alternative Energy Fossil Fuels Geothermal Energy