Jasna Jankovic, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering · University of Connecticut

Prof. Jasna Jankovic is an expert in the development of advanced imaging and spectroscopy, fuel cells and industrial collaborations.

Industrial Collaborations Fuel Cells Development and application of advanced imaging and spectroscopy techniques 3D material design and imaging Advanced Nanomaterials for Clean Energy

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

Shirley Baker

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Shirley Baker has expertise in molluscan biology and aquaculture.

Shellfish Productivity Provision of Ecosystem Services Provision of Ecosystem Services by Shellfish Effects of Water Quality on Shellfish Productivity Physiological Mechanisms That Underlie the Effects of Water Quality on Shellfish Productivity

R. Helen Zha

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Develops biohybrid and bioinspired materials for applications in human healthcare and sustainability.

Biomimetic and Bio-inspired Materials Biomolecular Engineering and Self-assembly Sustainable Materials and Plastic Upcycling Drug delivery and Nanomedicine Nanostructured Soft Matter

Kelly Strutz

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Kelly Strutz's research interests center on pregnancy as a critical period for understanding women’s and infants’ health.

Program Evaluation Epidemiology Communication Study Conception and Design Data Management and Analysis

Rebecca Shenkman

Director of the MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Rebecca Shenkman, MPH, RD, LDN, is an expert in nutrition, weight management, and using food to help prevent and control disease

Weight Management Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Childhood Obesity

Geri Alumit Zeldes

Professor & Faculty Excellence Advocate · Michigan State University

Documentary filmmaker, news coverage analysis involving race, gender and religion

Religion Race Flint Documentary Film

Jean McNeil

Professor of Creative Writing · University of East Anglia

She is the author of 14 books & much of her writing has drawn on landscapes, the environment & climate change.

Creative Writing Contemporary African Literature Environmental Writing Creative Non-fiction Contemporary Canadian Fiction

Joris Claeys

Managing Director - Chief Engagement Officer - Principal Partner · ecoNVERGE – CAPix - ViVaTicA - ecoNOVATE - ARTconnectsLIFE - ARTronomy | PORT[expertise] | eco.AHCIL

Change Cultivator | Think, act & lead WITHOUT the box! Promoting 5P's of sustainable thrivability! Coaching OD-WST-AI-TEAL – ARTconnectsLIFE

Change Facilitation Organizational Development Whole Systems Transition Change Facilitation – Appreciative Inquiry Whole Systems Transformation Organizational development TEAL reorganization Corporate & public sustainability management resilience building to thrivability intellectual- social- & natural capital

Heather Walsh-Haney, Ph.D.

Expert in forensic studies and human rights · Florida Gulf Coast University

Heather Walsh-Haney teaches forensic science and regularly assists law enforcement finding and studying remains in Florida

Ground-penetrating radar Trauma Analysis Witness Testimony Child Abuse Forensics

Mike Margolies

Mental Coach, Sport Psychology Consultant, Author and Public Speaker, Radio Host · The Mental Game

Want to build a better team that performs under pressure? Let Mike Margolies show you the Game within the Game!

Emotional Intelligence Mental Toughness Sport Psychology Mental Training in Business & Sports Team Building

Jennifer Hurley

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Investigating fundamental mechanisms underlying the circadian clock and health implications of a disrupted clock.

Ecology Protein Structure / Function Relationships Macrophages Circadian Rhythms Neurospora

Carlos Castano, Ph.D.

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

Professor Castano specializes in tailoring surface properties of materials for applications in energy, transportation, and manufacturing.

Surface Engineering Functional Coatings Nanomaterials Engineering Corrosion Engineering Thin film deposition and characterization

Leanna Giancarlo

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Leanna Giancarlo is a Professor of Chemistry and commentator on the portrayal of science in media and popular culture.

STEM Education Science Education Science and Popular Culture Chemistry

Abram Walton, Ph.D.

Professor | Nathan M. Bisk College of Business · Florida Tech

Director of the Center of Innovation Management & Business Analytics, and Professor of Management, specializing in Technology and Innovation

Project Management Organizational Development Blockchain / Internet of Things (IoT) Human Centered Design Technology Commercialization

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico · VCU DEPT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomaterials for Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Tissues Immunomodulation and Immunoengineering Wnt Signaling in Morphogenesis Healing and Regeneration

Satish Rao, MD

Digestive Health Expert · Augusta University

Dr. Satish Rao, a seasoned gastroenterologist, is an expert in digestive health, particularly the brain-gut connection.

Bowel movements Fructose intolerance Brain-gut connection Constipation Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Ibd)

Alexandra Lahav, J.D.

Ellen Ash Peters Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Alexandra Lahav specializes in complex litigation.

Drug and Device Litigation Opioid Litigation Torts Courts Class Actions

Dr. Nicole Egenberger

Clinic Director & Naturopathic Doctor · Remède Naturopathics

Naturopathic doctor. Founder of New York's leading clinic for naturopathic medicine. Expert in research-driven natural medicine.

Naturopathic Medicine Naturopathy Homeopathy Botanical Medicine Clinical Nutrition

Ugo Mattei

Distinguished Professor of Law and Alfred and Hanna Fromm Chair in International and Comparative Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: matteiu@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4646 / Office 623-200

Comparative Law Economics and the Law European Community Law African Law Anthropological and Ecological Approaches to Law