Worth Longest, Ph.D.

Louis S. and Ruth S. Harris Exceptional Scholar Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Longest works to address significant current challenges in the field of medical aerosols

Infant Aerosol Delivery Targeting Inhaled Medications within the Lungs Inhaled Medications Respiratory Drug Delivery Particle Engineering

Jeremie Zoueu, Ph.D.

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

Laser and matter interactions expert, focusing on optical spectroscopy

Optical Spectroscopy Imaging Spectroscopy Bio photonics

Joao S. Soares, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Engineered Tissue Multiscale Mechanics & Modeling Laboratory (ETM3)

Functional tissue engineering Thrombogenicity of cardiovascular medical devices Drug delivery devices Polymer degradation and erosion Continuum mechanics and its application to non-linear materials

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

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

Michael Okun

Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Michael Okun's research explores nonmotor basal ganglia brain features and various aspects of deep brain stimulation and neuromodulation

Tremor Dystonia Neuromodulation Lewy Body Disease Parkinson's Disease

Jessica Fortin

Assistant Professor of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation · Michigan State University

Dr. Jessica S. Fortin is a board-certified veterinary anatomic pathologist and holds both chemistry and pharmacy licenses from Quebec.

Toxicology Molecular Pharmacology Pharmacy Medicinal Chemistry Pathology

William Heyborne

Associate Provost · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Tom Rand

Managing Director at MaRS Cleantech Fund I, L.P. · MaRS Cleantech

Experienced, bare-knucked approach to cleantech, finance, policy, climate science and associated global economic opportunities and risks.

Carbon and Climate Science: Industrial Endgame? Cleantech Climate Change Clean Energy Economics

Glenn Lightsey

Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Glenn Lightsey is an expert in the technology of small satellites including guidance, navigation, and control systems, and satellite swarms.

Small Satellites Global Positioning Space Systems Engineering Unmanned Spacecraft

Noor Aftab

Director Finance · Shahina Aftab Foundation

Business Growth Expert || Social Media Strategist || International Speaker

Women in Finance & Business

Emma "Mickey" MacKie

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Mickey MacKie uses geophysical observations and machine learning techniques to study the topography, geology and hydrology of glaciers.

Cryosphere Research Glaciology Topography, geology and hydrology of Glaciers Machine Learning Glaciers

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

Dr. Nigel Wilson

Director · Australis Chambers

Keynote & Invited Speaker at National & International Conferences - Award-winning Author - Australian Lawyer - Teaching Professional

Strategic Management Teaching Professionals Teaching & Learning Technologies Legal Ethical and Professional Practice

Alan McLaren

Co-CEO · Infinity Communications Inc

Engaging business executive with expertise in Social Media and Digital Strategies for business

Social Media for Business Digital Strategies for Business

Dr Phil Porter

Reader in Geoscience and Geoscience Education · University Alliance

Phil studies the response of glaciers to a warming world. He’s led expeditions to some of the last true wilderness areas on our planet.

Meltwater Global Warming Geoscience Glaciers Ice Sheets

Christophe Morin, PhD

Associate Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

The understanding and prediction of consumer behavior using cutting edge science; neuromarketing; persuasion strategy; branding

Persuasion Strategies Messaging Architecture Strategic Dialoguing Sales Training and Sales Effectiveness Marketing Positioning

Csaba Palotai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Palotai's current research focuses on numerical modeling of planetary atmospheres.

Meteor Physics Planetary Physics Numerical Modeling Comparative Planetology Exoplanetary Atmospheric Dynamics

Sheema Khan

Patent Agent · Shapiro Cohen LLP

Patent Agent. Writer. Speaker (Tedx)

Science and Technology Human Rights Muslim Current Affairs' Muslim Feminism Intellectual Property

Shayla Sawyer

Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focused on engineering processes and potential applications of hybrid inorganic/organic materials for optoelectronic devices and sensors

Hybrid Nanomaterials Nano-Bio Optoelectronics Sensor Development Ultraviolet Photodetectors