Zhifang Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Zhifang Wang specializes in electric power grid vulnerability analysis, synthetic grid modeling, and renewable integration.

Cascading Failures in Power Grids Energy System Modeling and Optimization Integration of Renewable Generation Voltage Stability and Controls Smart Grid Communication Architecture

David Steffens, M.D., M.H.S.

Professor and Chair, Psychiatry · University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dr. Steffens' research focuses on late-life mood and cognitive disorders.

Dementia Late-Life Depression

Rachel Warren

Professor of Global Change and Environmental Biology · University of East Anglia

Her work assesses the risks that climate change poses to humans and ecosystems.

Hydrology Sustainable Development Climate Change Ecosystems Biodiversity

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 Kate Hendry

Associate Professor · University of Bristol

Using isotopic fingerprinting to track the flow of nutrients that are important for algae and marine ecosystems

Geochemistry Nutrients Isotopic Fingerprinting Oceans Chemical Oceanography

Jeffrey Andresen

Professor of Geography · Michigan State University

Weather and Agriculture Expert

Agriculture Meteorology Climatology

Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics

Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Mark is a Strategic Advisor on innovation for IDC. He is an expert in the areas of digital transformation, analytics, and decision-making.

Innovation Data Decision-Making Analytics

Stanley Gehrt

Associate Professor & Wildlife Extension Specialist I Agricultural and Environmental Sciences · The Ohio State University

Dr. Stanley Gehrt operates within the School of Environment and Natural Resources in the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Laboratory.

Wildlife Conservation Wildlife Research Urban Wildlife Mammalian Ecology Wildlife Disease

Branden Grimmett

Associate Provost, Career and Professional Development · Loyola Marymount University

Higher Ed Leader & Speaker | Inclusion & Equity Advocate | Student Career Readiness Expert

#BlackLivesMatter and the job hunt Job Searching during COVID-19 Career Development Internships Change Management

Richard Campanella

Associate Dean for Research, Senior Professor of Practice - Architecture and Geography · Tulane University

Richard Campanella's research integrates mapping and spatial analyses with architecture, social science and the humanities.

Geographic Information Systems Architecture Urbanism Geography Human Settlements

Professor Awais Rashid

Professor of Cyber Security · University of Bristol

Tackling largescale cyber security and privacy attacks against systems serving society

IT Systems Protection Computer Fraud Security Vulnerabilities Cybersecurity Computer Science

Thomas Felke, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Expert in social issues and social justice · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Felke researches social issues such as food insecurity and affordable housing.

Geographic Information Systems (Gis) Affordable Housing Needs of Older Adults food insecurity Poverty

Julie A. Hoggarth, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Baylor University

Researcher and teacher seeking to cultivate an understanding of the distinct ways of life of ancient populations

Radiocarbon dating Environmental Archaeology Art History Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions Archaeology

Stephanie Nawyn

Associate Professor and Co-director of Center for Gender in Global Context · Michigan State University

Stephanie Nawyn specializes in migration and refugees, human trafficking and migrant labor exploitation.

Gender Immigration Refugees Resettlement

Anne Wilson

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Social Psychology · Wilfrid Laurier University

Expert in identity, time, memory, goals, inequality, and cultural norms

Social Psychology Self/Identity Well-Being Psychology of change and stability Psychology of time and space

Katharine Thakkar

Assistant Professor of Psychology · Michigan State University

Professor Thakkar is an expert in psychotic disorders.

Neuropsychological Assessment Eye Tracking Psychosis Bipolar Disorder Schizophrenia

Jason Bremner

Research Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Jason Bremner leads team of experts helping clients succeed in the software and services markets in Canada.

Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Digital Transformation Precision Agriculture

Cecilia González-Andrieu

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Ecology and Laudato Si Art & Religion Playwright/poet Federico García Lorca Artist John August Swanson Equity in Education

Steve Przymus

Associate Professor of Educational Linguistics & Bilingual Education · Texas Christian University

Dr. Przymus uses applied linguistics to influence positive language ideologies about culturally and linguistically diverse youth.

Language Planning & Policy Assessment in Bilingual Special Education Bilingual Education Models Sociolinguistics Identity