Yanxiao Zhao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Zhao specializes in wireless networking, Internet of things and cyber security.

Wireless Communications and Networks Wireless Energy Harvesting Systems Wearable sensors for healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) Cyber Security

Dr. Susan Schober

Co-Founder · Circuit Seed

Dr. Schober is an inventor and entrepreneur with expertise in the area of electrical engineering and analog integrated circuit design.

Integrated Circuit Design Cadence Analog & Digital IC Design CMOS Complementary Current Field Effect Transistor (CiFET)

Ranjan Mukherjee

Professor of Mechanical Engineering · Michigan State University

An expert in telemedicine – robotics and computer-assisted surgical procedures.

Vibrations Robotics Mechatronics

Mark Skidmore

Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in Public finance and budgeting, regional economics, economics of natural disasters

Economics of Natural Disasters Public Finance and Budgeting Regional Economics

Paul Sutter

Professor of Astrophysics | Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics · The Ohio State University

Astrophysics expert, specializing in the emptiest regions of the universe

Astrophysics Big Bang Theory Space Exploration Intersections of Science and Art

John E. Speich, Ph.D.

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

Engineering and program development expert with research focused on bladder biomechanics and robotics

Expert Witness Cooperative Education Engineering Education Mechanical Engineering Robotics

Narayana Kocherlakota

Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics · University of Rochester

Professor Kocherlakota's research includes theoretical and empirical contributions to many fields in economics

Central Banks U.S. Federal Reserve Dynamic Games/Contracts Financial Economics Economics of Money and Payments

Shana Poplack

Distinguished University Professor and Canada Research Chair (I) in Linguistics · University of Ottawa

Sociolinguist specializing in vernacular speech, with a focus on bilingual and minority contexts

Language Ideology Language Prescription African American Vernacular English French in Canada Language Contact

Neal Driscoll

Professor of Geosciences · UC San Diego

Neal Driscoll co-leads the ALERTWildfire network, and also researches tectonic deformation and the evolution of landscapes and seascapes.

Tsunami Wildfire Landscape and Seascape Evolution Tectonics and Structural Geology Marine Geology and Geophysics

Robert C. Schober

Co-Founder · Circuit Seed

Robert C. Schober is an expert in integrated circuit design

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) Complementary Current Field Effect Transistor (CiFET) RF Analog Desings CMOS Mixed Signal

Dr. Maged Beshai

Data Network Designer · AcceleRoute

Dr. Beshai is an expert in large scale data network design

Switch/Router Design Coherent Global Networks Large-Scale Data Centers Telecommuncations Electrical Engineering

Teresa Boyer, EdD

Founding Director, Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women's Leadership; Associate Professor, Education and Counseling · Villanova University

Teresa Boyer, EdD, is an innovative leader in economic and social equity for women

Equity in Education Work-Life Balance Women's Advancement Pay Equity Gender Equity

Peter Popplewell

Chief Technology Officer · Canopy Growth

Leading the design and engineering of numerous high-volume consumer cannabis delivery devices

Cannabis Vaporizer Devices Cannabis Delivery Systems Research and Development Design Engineering Vaping

Eric Rignot

Professor and Chair, Earth System Science · UC Irvine

Dr. Rignot works to understand the interactions of glaciers and climate and what effects they will have on global sea levels.

Ice Sheet Dynamics and Mass Balance Climate Change Glaciology Radar

Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Nathaniel Kinsey's research broadly lies in the field of nanophotonics, studying the interaction of light with materials on the nanoscale.

Nanophotonics/Plasmonics Nonlinear optics Optical Materials Integrated Optics Consumer Nanophotonics