Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bandyopadhyay has authored and co-authored over 400 research publications

Self-assembly of Regimented Nanostructure Arrays Spintronics Quantum Devices Hot Carrier Transport in Nanostructures Nanoelectronics

Jorg Peters

Professor · University of Florida

Jorg Peters conducts research in graphics, visualization, human-centered computing and more.

Computer Graphics Geometric Modeling Surgery Simulation Virtual Reality

Sheng Dai

Assistant Professor, Geosystems Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Sheng Dai develops innovative testing techniques to study properties and processes in soils and rocks at elevated pressure and temperatures.

Reservoir Geomechanics Geomaterials Characteriztion Energy Geotechnics Flow in Porous and Fractured Media

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, biomaterials, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Professor Valeska Ting

Professor of Smart Nanomaterials · University of Bristol

Developing materials for green energy generation and storage

Hydrogen fuel Energy Generation Nanomaterials Sustainable Energy Storage Hydrogen Power in Vehicles

Stefan Savage

Professor · UC San Diego

Stefan Savage specializes in computer engineering with a focus on cybersecurity.

Security Cybersecurity Computer Engineering Computer Science

Alexandra Samuel

Technology writer and strategist · Social Signal

Technology speaker; Wall Street Journal contributor; Author of the Harvard Business Review's "Work Smarter with Social Media"

Data Analysis and Interpretation Internet and Society Digital Parenting Data Analysis Social Media

Jeffrey LeJeune

Professor I Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine · The Ohio State University

Jeffrey T. LeJeune is an internationally recognized expert in food safety and bacterial diseases transmitted between animals and people.

Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Ecology Food Safety Bacterial Diseases

Samantha Bradshaw

Doctor of Philosophy Candidate · Oxford Internet Institute

Samantha Bradshaw is a D. Phil. candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, working on the Computational Propaganda project.

Government Internet Governance Cyber Security Social Media and Democracy Computational Propaganda

Randy Beaudry

Professor of Horticulture · Michigan State University

An expert in modified atmosphere packaging, controlled-atmosphere storage, non-destructive quality assessment, and flavor analysis.

Storing Apples Horticulture Harvesting Preserving

John Sedunov, PhD

The Michele and Christopher Iannaccone ’91 Associate Professor of Finance | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

John Sedunov, PhD, is an expert in banking, cryptocurrencies and financial institutions

Blockchain Federal Reserve Tariffs Political Economy fintech

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico · VCU DEPT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomaterials for Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Tissues Immunomodulation and Immunoengineering Wnt Signaling in Morphogenesis Healing and Regeneration

Bijan Zakeri

Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF

Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.

Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology

Reza Azarderakhsh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, I-SENSE Fellow, Founder of PQSecure · Florida Atlantic University

Reza Azarderakhsh's primary research interests are in cryptography and security.

Side-channel and Physical Attacks on Cryptography Blockchain Security Quantum-Safe Cryptography Cyber Security Cryptographic Engineering

Shirley Meng

Professor · UC San Diego

Shirley Meng researches better batteries through nano-engineering

Batteries for electric vehicles Energy Storage and Conservation Batteries Nano Engineering Nano and Micro Scale Materials

Steven Rodin

President and CEO · Storagepipe

Technology entrepreneur with extensive start-up experience. Learn from real-life trials and tribulations of a software exec.

Strategic Management for Startups Technology Solutions for Business Success Data Protection for Business Cloud Computing & Storage Archiving and Data Management

Jens O.M. Karlsson, PhD

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Jens Karlsson, PhD, specializes in biothermal sciences, including cryobiology (cooling) and hyperthermic processes (heating).

Hyperthermic Processes Intracellular Ice Formation Cryopreservation Biophysical Mechanisms Cryosurgery

Fred Carstensen, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Fred Carstensen is an expert in the areas of public policy, economic history and economics.

Finance Public Policy Economic History Economics

Dr. Maged Beshai

Data Network Designer · AcceleRoute

Dr. Beshai is an expert in large scale data network design

Switch/Router Design Coherent Global Networks Large-Scale Data Centers Telecommuncations Electrical Engineering

Beth Vallen, PhD

Associate Professor | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Beth Vallen, PhD, is an expert on consumer behavior, with a focus on health-related decision making

Food Marketing Consumer Goals/Motivation Consumer Behavior Health-related Decision Making Business