Karen Hamberg

Vice President, Strategy · Westport Fuel Systems

Clean-technology and clean transportation executive

Clean Tech Alternative Fuels for Transportation Clean Fuels Policy Decarbonizing the Transportation Sector Heavy-Duty Transportation

Kahir Lalji

Provincial Director, Government Relations & Programs · The United Way of British Columbia

With 15+ years of non-profit leadership experience, Kahir has extensive experience in community-based initiatives and government relations.

Advocacy Program Development Community Engagement Non-Profits Gerontology

Dennis Whyte

Hitachi America Professor of Engineering, Head, Nuclear Science and Engineering, and Director, Plasma Science and Fusion Center · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dennis Whyte is an expert in fusion research using the magnetic confinement of plasmas for energy production.

Physics Boundary Plasma Physics Magnetic Fustion Energy Engineering

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Ernest Rose

Professor Emeritus · Loyola Marymount University

Departments of Educational Leadership & Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Academic Leadership Life Transitions of Individuals With Disabilities Disability Studies

Rachel Gouin

Director, Research and Public Policy / Directrice, Recherche et politique publique · Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada / Repaires jeunesse du Canada

Non-profit leader with expertise on children & youth

Youth Youth Activism Youth and School-To-Work Transitions youth mental health Youth Engagement

Ruth Williams

Professor & Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics · UC San Diego

Ruth Williams is a mathematician working with stochastic processes as models for complex systems and networks.

Systems Biology Mathematics Probability Theory Stochastic Processes and Applications Complex networks (e.g., optimization and control, resource sharing, dimension reduction)

John Schenk

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Schenk specializes in plant systems in order to understand the evolutionary processes of how and why species diversify

Plants Biology Systematic Biology

Gian Fiero

Career & Life Coach · Fiero Flair

Mr. Fiero is dedicated to helping people remove barriers to growth that limit success at work, in careers, and in life.

Career Development Career Counseling Life Coaching

Benjamin Hadden, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Benjamin Hadden is an expert in motivation, attachment, and subjective feelings of readiness, as well as relationship cognitions.

Relationship transitions, self-concept, and health Romantic relationship receptivity and readiness Social and personality psychology Motivation in romantic relationship development Insecurities and relationship quality

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Structural Genomics Big Data Analysis Computer-aided molecular modeling Protein-ligand(drug) interactions

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

Deborah J. Rhea

Professor, Associate Dean of Health Sciences & Research, Director LiiNK Project · Texas Christian University

Deborah J. Rhea, Ph.D. is a full professor in Kinesiology and associate dean of Research and Health Sciences at Texas Christian University.

Social Emotional Learning Eating Disorders Unstructured Play Children and Physical Activity Childhood Obesity

Brooke Flammang

Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Flammang specializes in functional morphology, biomechanics, and bioinspired technology of fishes, including sharks and remora.

Marine Biology Physiology Biomechanics Biology Biomechanics of Animal Locomotion

Ashley Walker

Director, Graduate Studies · Georgia Southern University

Ashley Walker's work encompasses both disability care services and community based research.

Health Studies Community Health

Vicki Grassian

Distinguished Professor · UC San Diego

Vicki Grassian is an expert on the chemistry and impacts of atmospheric aerosols, indoor surfaces and nanomaterials.

Indoor Air Chemistry Atmospheric Aerosols Aerosol Chemistry Environmental and Health Effects of Nanomaterials

Kim Prather

Professor · UC San Diego

Kimberly Prather’s research focuses on understanding the impact of atmospheric aerosols and their impacts on clouds and climate.

Marine Life Energy and the Environment California Environment Earth and Planetary Chemistry Global Change

Dr. Medha Munshi

Associate Professor of Medicine · Harvard Medical School

Director of the Joslin Geriatric Diabetes Program and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School

Geriatric Diabetes Re-enablement

Paul Calendrillo

President · The Excellence in Practice Enterprise

Highly motivational speaker with over 30 years experience successfully helping financial sales professionals increase revenues.

High Impact Value Statements Affinity Marketing for Financial Professionals The Art of Profiling

Alexandros Tsamis

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Graduate Program Director; Associate Director, Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Architect focused on composite materials, building energy systems and advanced manufacturing technologies for the built environment.

Manufacturing Technologies for the Built Environment Tectonics Composite Materials Ecology Material and Energy-based Computational Design