Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

Dr. Ron Dembo

Founder and CEO · Zerofootprint Software Inc.

Easily filling even the biggest shoes and still leaving no mark, the CEO of Zerofootprint developed software to reduce environmental impacts

Energy Management Carbon Measurement and Management Renewable Energy Green Buildings Enterprise Risk Management

Lissa Leege

Professor & Center for Sustainability Director · Georgia Southern University

Lissa Leege's research focuses on plant conservation ecology, plant population and community ecology and threats to biodiversity.

Biology of Plants Principles of Biology Environmental Biology Issues in Sustainability

Francis Galgano, PhD

Associate Professor, Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Francis A. Galgano, PhD, specializes in coastal geography and military geography.

Environmental security Environmental Change Geophysical Processes Military Geography

Henrik Christensen

Director, Contex Robotics Insitute · UC San Diego

Henrik Christensen is a national policy leader for the field of robotics and has testified before Congress on the subject.

Artificial Intelligence Human Robot Interaction Cognitive Robotics Robotics Autonomous Vehicles

David Blake Willis, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Professor of anthropology and education

Transcultural Studies Ethnography and Narrative Research Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods Educational Administration and Policy - Japan, USA Multicultural Education

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Biology Aquaculture “Captain Seaweed” Marine Algae Commercial uses of seaweed

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.

Virtual Reality to Promote Evacuation Meteorology Environmental History Climate Weather

Sascha Usenko B.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Science. Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program · Baylor University

Dr. Usenko is the Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program at Baylor University.

Anthropogenic Contaminants Spatial and Temporal Scales The Transformation and Bioavailability of Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals in the Environment Environmental Forensic Chemistry Identifying Unique Chemical Fingerprints

David J. Vogel

Soloman P. Lee Chair Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Business Ethics | Professor Emeritus, Political Science Department | Editor, California Management Review · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Environmental Politics and Policy Global corporate social responsibility History of Regulatory Policy Innovation in California Politics of Health, Safety, and Environmental Regulation Consumer and environmental regulation in the global economy

Jonathan Gilligan

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the impact of human behavior and public policy on climate, with a focus on how small changes add up to make big differences.

Atmospheric Science Environmental Policy Climate Change Water Conservation Risk Management

Mia Papas, MS, Ph.D

Director of the Institute for Research on Equity and Community Health · ChristianaCare

Dr. Papas utilizes real-world evidence to accelerate the process of moving research into practice to improve health for all.

Epidemiology Health Equity Disease Prevention Translational Research Population Health

John Cook

President and CEO · Greenchip Financial Corp.

John offers a unique and often entertaining perspective on challenges and opportunities presented by the emerging environmental economy.

Sustainable Investing Cleantech Socially Responsible Investing Environmental Economic Development Environmentally Responsible Investing

Eric Corey Freed

Founding Principal · OrganicARCHITECT

Green architect, author and visionary

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ESG Investment Strategies Green Buildings Green Architect Carbon

Christopher J. Pappas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Laboratory Safety, Biology · Manhattanville College

An expert in Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease.

Lab Safety / OSHA Regulations Lyme Disease Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases Leptospirosis

Kimberley Pickett

Principal and Creative Director · KIMBO Design

Creative Principal of award-winning design firm, KIMBO Design Inc., based in Vancouver, B.C.

Design Graphic Design Marketing & Advertising Marketing & Branding Online Advertising

Professor Paul Howard-Jones

Professor in Neuroscience and Education · University of Bristol

Research at the interface of cognitive neuroscience and education

Neuroscience Education Cognitive Neuroscience Climate Change

Debanjan (Deb) Mitra, Ph.D.

Professor of Marketing · University of Connecticut

Professor Mitra is an expert in innovation and new product management, the customer experience.

Brand Strategies Product Management Marketing Strategy Product Development and Commercialization

Kyle Whyte

Timnick Chair in the Humanities · Michigan State University

Expert in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, environmental philosophy

Ethics of Knowledge Exchange Environmental Philosophy and Ethics Indigenous Environmental Studies Climate Justice Climate Change

David Berri

Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in evaluations of players and coaches in sports, gender issues in sports, and competitive balance in sports

Distrubution of Wealth and Power Unpaid Athletes in the NCAA NBA Salary Caps Sports Economics NCAA