Janine Davis

Assistant Professor of Education · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Davis' research focuses on teacher persona development.

Educational and Research Policy Curriculum Development Instructional Design Student Development

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications

Thomas Pogge

Director, Global Justice Program ; Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs · Yale University

Examining solutions to issues of global inequality and justice in health care are long-standing concerns for this Yale professor & author

Justice in Health Care Social and Political Philosophy Ethics and Moral Philosophy Globalization and Inequality

Jessica Tomlin

Executive Director · The MATCH International Women's Fund

Jess Tomlin works with women on the margins both in Canada and around the world.

International Development Strategic & Business Planning Program & Project Management Gender Equality Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

Dr. Bradley Willcox

Professor and Director of Research · Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Dr. Willcox is also an author of a NY Times best-selling book on healthy aging

Long Term Care Geriatric Medicine Internal Medicine

Raymond R. Burke

Chair and Professor of Marketing · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Raymond R. Burke's research focuses on understanding the influence of point-of-purchase factorsvon consumer shopping behavior.

Consumer Goods Consumer Research Retail Consumer Behavior Marketing Research

Margaret "Peg" Riley

Professor of Biology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

The focus of Peg Riley's research is in the area of microbial evolution - namely antimicrobial resistance evolution - and drug development.

Evolution of microbial resistance Alternatives to antibiotics Drug Discovery Antimicrobial Drug Discovery Antibiotic Resistance

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Stephen S. Fong, Ph.D.

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

Bioengineer who modifies micro-organisms to produce chemicals (e.g. from beer to fuel).

Systems Biology Synthetic Biology Evolutionary Biology Metabolic engineering Molecular engineering

James Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading researcher in the Semantic Web and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Semantic Web Computer Science

Treena Arinzeh

Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Arinzeh specializes in stem cell tissue engineering, developing biomaterial repair of bone, cartilage and musculoskeletal tissues

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Musculoskeletal Injuries Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomedical Engineering STEM Cell

Philip Weiss

Founder and CEO · ZN Consulting

Phil Weiss is an entrepreneur and strategic thinker who has been working with leading corporations for the past two decades.

Digital Communication Personal Branding Enterpreneurship Hyperthinking Anti-vaxxers

Amber Naslund

President · SideraWorks

Experienced, in-demand keynote speaker on social business and social media

Social Media Social Business Community Management Social Media Marketing Strategies Social Media Measurement

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics

Mark Wilson

Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in urban planning, disruptive technologies (internet, autonomous vehicles) and mega events (Olympics, World Cup)

Disruptive Technology Industrial Parks Internet and Cities Autonomous Vehicles Mega Events (Olympics, World Cup, Expos)

Kate Einarson, Ph.D.

Knowledge Translation (KT) Specialist · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

I am a behavioural scientist with a passion for getting research evidence out of scientific silos and making it useful to people who need it

Science Communication Language and Literacy Mental Health and Substance Use Arts Education Music and Mind

Michael Yassa

Professor and Chancellor’s Fellow · UC Irvine

Michael Yassa is interested in how learning and memory mechanisms are altered in aging and neuropsychiatric disease.

Neurobiology and Behavior Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Memory and Disease Memory Neuropsychiatric Disorders

John Danner

Lecturer (Continuing) | Senior Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Advisor and speaker on entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership and strategy; Wall Street Journal bestselling author

Growth and Employee Engagement Entrepreneurship Innovation and Organizational Change Leadership Styles Failure as a Resource

Prof. Ian Robertson

Professor · Trinity College Dublin

Psychology and neuroscience expert theorizing the future of cognitive rehabilitation

Cognitive Reserve Neuropsychology of Attention of Awareness Cognitive Genomics of Attention Neurorehabilitation

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering