Kevin Rose

Frederic R. Kolleck ’52 Career Development Chair in Freshwater Ecology · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Computational modeling of links between freshwater ecology and carbon cycling

Climate Change Aquatic Ecology Carbon Cycling Freshwater Ecosystems Biogeochemistry

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

Bruno Basso

Ecosystems Scientist · Michigan State University

Research deals mainly with water, carbon, nitrogen cycling & modeling in agro-ecosystems.

Sustainabile Intensification Nitrogren Water Carbon Agro-Ecosystems

Dr. Bob Drost

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Drost's research and teaching focus specifically emphasizes Science Communication and Natural Hazard warning.

Tornado Warning Systems Tornados

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

Jun Yao

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jun Yao has made international news for his discovery of how to create power from the humidity in air.

Synthesis of Nanomaterials Green Electronics Nanoelectronic Devices and Sensors Bioelectronic Interfaces and Wearable Devices Electricity from Air

Douglas J. Casa, Ph.D.

CEO-Korey Stringer Institute, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Department of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Focused on prevention of sudden death in sport, exertional heat stroke, wearable technologies, hydration, and performance in the heat

Elite Atheletes Hydration/Dehydration Fluid-Electrolyte Balance Exertional Heat Illnesses Wearable Technologies

Christianne Wilhelmson

Executive Director · Georgia Strait Alliance

Non-profit leader in ocean conservation in urban British Columbia, where 75 per cent of the province's population lives, works and plays.

Ocean Conservation Whale protection Habitat protection Marine planning Salmon Aquaculture

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Stephen J. Taylor, P.E.

Principal Civil Engineer · Global Water Experts

Heavy Civil Design and Management Including Heap Leach and Tailings Facilities Analysis, Design and Construction

Engineered Systems Risk Assessments Closure Design & Construction for Leach Pads and Tailing Facilities Large Dam Projects Large Water Conveyance Projects Heap Leach and Tailings Facility Analyses Design and Construction

Ken Catania

Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.

spatial maps rodents Biological Sciences neural processing mammals

Jim Sullivan, Ph.D.

Executive Director · Florida Atlantic University

Jim Sullivan is an expert in biological and physical mechanisms controlling the spatial-temporal dynamics of plankton populations.

Sampling Instrumentation Harmful Algal Bloom Dynamics Spatial-temporal Dynamics of Plankton Bioluminescence in the Ocean

Nikhil Koratkar

Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

World Renowned, Highly Cited Expert in Battery Energy Storage

Nano-Coatings Nanostructured Materials Energy Storage Batteries Nano-Composites

Dr Moura Mehravar

Lecturer, Civil Engineering · Aston University

Dr Mehravar has extensive research experience in the field of computational mechanics and experimental modelling.

Smart Infrastructure Energy Geotechnics Offshore Geotechnics Computational Mechanics Numerical Analysis

Cynthia Barnett

Journalist in Residence/Director · University of Florida

Cynthia Barnett is an environmental journalist who writes about water and climate issues.

Florida Ecology Climate Change Environmental Journalism Sustainability

Robbie Albert

Managing Partner · The Riverdale Group

An innovator that works at the intersection of information services, digital media and SaaS software

Business Development Strategic Planning Go to Market Strategies Marketing Strategy Brand Strategy

Philippa Drennan

Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Plant Ecophysiology Ecology Plant Stress Biology Structure/Function Relationships in Plants Biology

Shawn (Sheng-Chieh) Chen, Ph.D.

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

Shawn's research interests include airborne and liquid-borne nanoparticle filtration, NanoEHS, and indoor and urban air pollution control.

Nanofiltration and ultrafiltration Air pollution control Aerosol sampling and instrumentation Indoor Air Quality CFD simulation

Michael Salerno

Emeritus Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the UC Hastings Legislation Clinic · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: salernom@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4663 / Office 202-198

The Legislative Process Statutory Interpretation and Bill Drafting Issues in State and Local Governance Legislative Process and Procedure Bruget Processes

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law