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

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

Mika McKinnon

Geophysicist · Independent

Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressible educator.

Disaster Risk Reduction Geophysics Science and Policy Science Fiction Science Fiction Film and Tv

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

Amy J. Williams

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Amy J. Williams is searching for habitable environments and microbial life on Mars and outer world moons.

Organic Molecules on Mars Curiosity Rover Habitable Environments on Mars Microbial Life on Mars Mars

Boleslaw Szymanski

Claire & Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor, Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in network science with a current focus on social and computer networks

Computer Wireless Computation & Information Technology Computer Networks Network Science Energy and the Environment

Derek Buzasi, Ph.D.

Expert in astrophysics, spaceflight and optics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Derek Buzasi's research involves almost anything to do with stars or the sun.

Stars Asteroseismology Nonlinear Dynamics Satellites and Spaceflight Exoplanets

Ashok Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Krishnamurthy is known for working successfully with stakeholders involved in university-based technology research organizations.

High Performance Computing Simulations Scientific Computing Algorithms Matlab

Jennifer Elliott

Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Writing Control System Design Robot Control

Dr Domenico Vicinanza

Senior Lecturer in Electronics · Anglia Ruskin University

He combines expertise in music and science - and is one of the pioneers of ‘data sonification’ for scientific and artistic purposes.

Mathematical Music Theory South Synthesis Public Engagement in Science Music and Science Data Sonification

Don Platt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Director of the Spaceport Education Center · Florida Tech

Dr. Platt's work has involved developing, testing and flying different types of avionics, communications and rocket propulsion systems.

Space Systems Rocket Propulsion Systems Deep Space Exploration Satellite Design Astrodynamics

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

Kenneth J. Wynne, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Wynne has pioneered processing technology for fluoropolymers

Pioneering Processing Technology for Fluoropolymers – Daikin Industries Ltd. Functional Polymer Surfaces – National Science Foundation Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Polymer Surface Science Fluoropolymer Science Silicone Science

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

Jamie Kennea

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Department of Astronomy and Physics · Pennsylvania State University

Astronomy expert and XRT instrument scientist

Physics and Astronomy Telescopes High-Energy Neutrinos XRT Instruments Swift/Bat Exploration Tools

David Burrows

PROFESSOR, Department of Astronomy and Physics · Pennsylvania State University

Expert in high energy astrophysics, focusing on supernova remnants

Physics Telescopes Astronomy Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows X-ray Instrumentation

Michael Siegel

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Department of Astronomy and Physics · Pennsylvania State University

Lead scientist for NASA's Swift Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope

Physics and Astronomy Telescopes Astronomy NASA NASA's Swift Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope

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

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

Margaret Campbell-Brown

Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy · University of Western Ontario

Professor and researcher in meteor physics

Meteors Meteor showers Fireballs Comets Shooting stars