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

Pauline Barmby

Professor · University of Western Ontario

I use big data from the world's largest telescopes to figure out galaxies.

Space and Astrophysics Physics Astronomy Science Education Astroinformatics

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 Weather History Space Weather Space Weather Impacts Space Weather Science Space Weather Forecasting

Dr. Marianne Mader

Managing Director, Earth & Space/Fossils & Evolution, Royal Ontario Museum · Co-Founder & Board Member, STEAMLabs Community Makerspace

Cultivating curiosity. Inspiring passion for exploration. Empowering people to engage with science & tech. www.mariannemader.com

Space Exploration Planetary Science Science Communication Maker Culture STEAM Education

Paul Sutter

Professor of Astrophysics | Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics · The Ohio State University

Astrophysics expert, specializing in the emptiest regions of the universe

Astrophysics Big Bang Theory Space Exploration Intersections of Science and Art

Farhang Rouhani

Associate Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Associate Professor, Department of Geography

Gender Studies Queer Theory Cultural Geography Iranian and Muslim Diaspora Human Geography

Professor Lucy Berthoud

Professor of Space Systems Engineering · University of Bristol

Space exploration, space missions, interplanetary spacecraft, living on Mars and observing the Earth

Engineering Education Asteroids Mars Spacecraft Space

Siobhan Malany

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Siobhan Malany studies the effects of microgravity on human muscle biology using an automated tissue chip system.

Receptor Pharmacology Tissue chips Human Muscle Biology Space Medicine Drug Discovery and Screening

Rachael Seidler

Professor · University of Florida

Rachael Seidler researches the neural control of movement in health and disease, with a specific focus on motor learning.

Spaceflight Human Research Neuroplasticity Neuroscience and the Brain Cognitive Ageing Parkinson's

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

Michael Laine

President · LiftPort Group

Think Big! There is a profound difference between 'difficult', 'very hard' and 'impossible'. We're building an Elevator to Space. Really.

Space Advanced Technology Leadership Operational Management Nanotechnology

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

John Jaeger

Associate Professor · University of Florida

John Jaeger researches the ways in which hurricanes have impacted Florida’s coastline.

Coastal Erosion Biodiversity and the Environment Sea Level Rise

Jo Bower

Lecturer in Psychology · University of East Anglia

She researches the link between sleep, mood & mental health, examining how different aspects of sleep can influence our emotional responses.

Sleep Patterns Sleep and Mood Sleep and Emotional Responses Sleep Sleep and Mental Health

Bonnie Triezenberg

Lecturer in Systems Engineering and Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle. Space & Intelligence Systems Software Architecture Systems Engineering and Design Program Management

Glenn Lightsey

Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Glenn Lightsey is an expert in the technology of small satellites including guidance, navigation, and control systems, and satellite swarms.

Small Satellites Global Positioning Space Systems Engineering Unmanned Spacecraft

James Fienup

Robert E. Hopkins Professor of Optics, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Professor in the Center for Visual Science · University of Rochester

Fienup is a leading expert in the use of phase retrieval algorithms to carefully align mirrors on NASA satellites once they are in orbit.

Optics Webb Telescope Imaging with Sparse and Segmented-Aperture Systems Image Reconstruction Phase Retrieval

Mark Prausnitz

Professor, Director of Center for Drug Design, Development, and Delivery, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Mark Prausnitz and his colleagues carry out research on biophysical methods of drug delivery.

Biotechnology Materials and Nanotechnology Biophysical Methods of Drug Delivery Complex Systems

Brian Gunter

Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Brian Gunter's research activities involve various aspects of spacecraft missions and their applications.

Flight Mechanics and Control Systems Design and Optimization

Sara Seager

Professor of Planetary Science, Physics, and Aerospace Engineering · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sara Seager is an astrophysicist and planetary scientist, and is an expert in theory, computation, and data analysis of exoplanets.

Exoplanet Habitable Zones Exoplanet Atmospheres Exoplanet Interior Composition