David O. Prevatt

Professor · University of Florida

David O. Prevatt researches the performance of residential structures in high wind events such as tornadoes and hurricanes.

Hurricane and Tornado Damage Mitigation Hurricane Damage Structural Load Paths Structural Engineering Wind Engineering

Chip Konrad, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Geography, and Director of NOAA's Southeast Regional Climate Center, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Interests include a wide range of climatology and meteorology areas -- tornadoes, hurricanes, heat waves, winter weather, more.

Climatology Meteorology Extreme Weather Atmospheric Science Heavy precipitation

Robert S. Young

Professor · Western Carolina University

Robert S. Young is a licensed professional geologist in three states (FL, NC, SC).

Holocene landscape evolution in the southern Appalachians Wetlands Coastal Management Coastal Processes Hurricanes

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

Thomas Kostigen

Writer · Thomas Kostigen

Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author

Journalism Environment Financial Services Weather Climate

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

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

Forrest Masters

Professor · University of Florida

Forrest Masters studies tropical cyclone wind and wind-driven rain effects on the built environment as a wind engineer.

Wind Tunnel Modeling Wind Engineering Tropical Cyclones Hurricanes Destructive Testing

Don Duke, Ph.D., P.E.

Expert in water resources and pollution control · Florida Gulf Coast University

Don Duke applies science and engineering analysis to policy and management decisions.

Municipal stormwater pollution reduction Industrial stormwater pollution reduction Flood mitigation policy Water Resources Policy Water quality assessment

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

Michael Rawlins

Extension Associate Professor and Associate Director, Climate System Research Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Michael Rawlins seeks to connect and understand water, energy and carbon cycling across the earth's land, atmosphere, and ocean domains.

Hydrology of Arctic Environments Climate Arctic Science

Joshua W. Walker, PhD

President & CEO · Japan Society

Walker leads Japan Society to create deep bonds between the US & Japan through programs in culture, education, business, policy & technology

UN Conflict Diplomacy Asia Minor Japanese Language

Beverly Collins

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Beverly Collins' research interests include vegetation ecology, especially mechanisms that drive structure & dynamics of plant communities.

Biology Ecological Methods Ecology Ecology and Evolution Physiological and Ecosystem Ecology

Jase Bernhardt

Assistant Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Rip Tide safety Hurricanes Climatology Climate Change Weather

John Bruno, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

His research is focused on marine biodiversity, coral reef ecology and conservation, and the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.

Coral Reef Ecology Coral Reef Conservation Impacs of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems Coastal Wetland Communities Marine Biodiversity

Molly Nation, Ph.D.

Expert in environmental education · Florida Gulf Coast University

Molly Nation explores environmental issues within formal education settings.

Women in S.T.E.M. fields Curriculum Development Water Resilience Education Science Education K-12 Education

Mark A. Boyer, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and Executive Director · University of Connecticut

Mark A. Boyer studies environmental policy and global-local linkages. His research focuses on climate adaptation from global to local.

Simulation and Experimental Methods Climate Change Global-Local Linkages Globalization Environmental Policy

Michael Brown

Talk Show Host, Author, Speaker · The Blue Cell; iHeartMedia

An insider's view of homeland security, politics, and personal redemption that can be used in everyone's life at any time.

Homeland Security Politics Public Policy Media Leadership

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

Tony Olvet

Group Vice President, Worldwide C-Suite and Canadian Future Enterprise Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Group Vice President, Worldwide C-Suite and Canadian Future Enterprise Research at IDC

Canadian ICT Market Trends Top Executive Priorities Digital Transformation IoT & Mobility