Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence Informatics · UC Irvine

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media.

Media and Communications Anthropology Children/Video Games Technology

Michael Dennin

Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning; Dean of Undergraduate Education; Professor of Physics · UC Irvine

Prof. Dennin is leading the evolution of teaching and learning on the college campus, and he is a top communicator of all issues of physics.

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Condensed Matter Physics Undergraduate Education Physics Biophysics

Hai-Ping Cheng

Professor · University of Florida

Hai-Ping Cheng’s research interests include physical phenomena at ultra-small (nano) scale via large-scale computational approach.

Physics LIGO

Jennifer Kaiser

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Jennifer Kaiser examines the formation of air pollutants, with a focus on the emissions and chemistry of volatile organic compounds.

Development of Air Quality Monitoring Strategies Interactions of Biogenic and Anthropogenic Emissions Emissions and Chemistry of Air Pollutants Global Chemistry-Transport Modeling

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

Sarah Maclay

Clinical Associate Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

English Poetry Poetry and Creativity Poetry and Writing Poetry Writing

Barry Elkind

Manager, Technology & Venture Development (Head, Molecular Diagnostics) · MaRS Innovation

Commercializing life science technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, medical devices and therapeutics

Molecular Cell Biology Molecular Diagnostics Life Sciences Commercialization Project and Program Management

Houda Alachkar, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Houda Alachkar focuses on the identification and functional characterization of therapeutic targets in acute myeloid leukemia.

Pharmacogenomics Immunogenomics Functional Genomics Acute Myeloid Leukemia Experimental therapeutics

Scott Munro

Associate Professor of Engineering / Mechanical Engineering Program Director · Southern Utah University

Specializing in aerocoustics flow sound interaction and induced vibrations, propagation, and aerospace technologies

Vibration Measurements and Instrumentation Measurement of Noise Emissions Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight control system design and testing Propagation Aeroacoustics Flow-Sound Interaction and Flow-Induced Vibrations

Mary Lusk

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Mary Lusk focuses her research on well water and septic system.

Urban Water Quality, Stormwater, and Low Impact Development for Urban Areas Onsite Wastewater Treatment (Septic Systems) Urban Fertilizer Ordinances Pathogens in Water Bodies Urban Agriculture

Stephen Hamilton

Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry · Michigan State University

Expert in ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry, with particular attention to aquatic environments

Wetlands, Streams, Lakes and Watersheds Acquatic Environments Ecosystem Ecology Biogeochemistry Agricultural Ecology

Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Schwenk studies the functional morphology and evolution of lizards and snakes.

Reptiles Lizards Phenotypic Evolution Evolutionary Biology Ecology

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

Hermann Fritz

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Hermann Fritz's research centers on fluid dynamic aspects of natural hazards such as tsunamis, hurricane storm surges and landslides.

Fluid Dynamic of Natural Hazards Hurricane Storm Surges and Landslides Tsunamis Coastal Systems

Jack Brouwer

Professor: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Director: National Fuel Cell Research Center, Advanced Power and Energy Program · UC Irvine

Jack Brouwer's research focuses on high-temperature electrochemical dynamics and integrated renewable energy systems.

High-Temperature Electrochemical Dynamics Renewable Hydrogen Renewable Power Dynamics Integrated Renewable Power Systems Hybrid Power and Energy Storage Systems

Gustavo Vejarano

Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Wireless Multihop Networks (Wmn) Cognitive Radios and Networking Cross-Layer Design Cyber-Physical Systems: adaptation mechanisms for WMNs to human activity and behavior Self-Organized Communication Networks

Preetam Ghosh, Ph.D.

Professor, Graduate Program Director · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Ghosh researches systems biology, specifically stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation

Systems Biology Stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation Reverse engineering analysis and visualization of gene regulatory networks (GRNs) Static/Dynamic modeling and control of network robustness Graph theoretic analysis of protein interaction networks to identify functionally significant modules

Sam Lai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Lai’s research focuses on nanoparticle-based delivery of bioactive molecules to mucosal tissues.

PEG (polyethylene glycol) Non-hormonal Contraception Anti-drug Antibodies Mucosal Immunology Mucus

Professor Dimitra Simeondiou

Professor of High Performance Networks and Director of the Smart Internet Lab · University of Bristol

Leading on mobile communications, 5G networks and the internet

Logistics Digital Transformation in Vertical sectors including smart cities optical communication IT Networks Telecommunications

George Busenberg, PhD

Associate Professor of Environmental Management and Policy · Soka University

Professor Busenberg focuses on environmental policy

Environmental Policy Environmental Management