Glenn Daehn

Fontana Professor, Materials Science Engineering | College of Engineering · The Ohio State University

Materials science engineering expert, revolutionizing impulse-based manufacturing

Metallurgical Engineering Impulse-based manufacturing Materials Science Intersection of Academia and Industry

Mary Anne White

Harry Shirreff Professor of Chemical Research (Emerita) · Dalhousie University

Science Expert, with Specialty in Chemistry of Materials

Materials Science Energy Storage Thermoelectrics Chemistry (General) Ice

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Robert Hull

Acting Vice President for Research; Director, Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems (cMDIS); Henry Burlage Chaired Professor, Engineering; & Professor, Materials Science and Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the relationships between structure and property in electronic materials

Physics Materials Science and Engineering Electronic Materials Nanotechnology Semiconductors

Lawrence Drzal

University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science · Michigan State University

Expertise in adhesion, surface modification, composites/nanocomposites, graphene nanoplatelets, and multifunctional materials.

Carbon Fibers Ultraviolet Light Surface Modification Multifunctional Materials Composite Materials Adhesion

Lorenzo Valdevit

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering and Director, Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation · UC Irvine

Lorenzo Valdevit’s research is in the general area of mechanics of materials and structures and additive manufacturing

3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Architected Materials Advanced Manufacturing Materials Science Metamaterials

Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Dr. Simanek’s interests include whiskey, science education and basic scientific research aimed at the design of new medicines.

Expert Witness Higher Education Administration Organic and Polymer Chemistry Science Education Entrepreneurship Ed

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Dennis Whyte

Hitachi America Professor of Engineering, Head, Nuclear Science and Engineering, and Director, Plasma Science and Fusion Center · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dennis Whyte is an expert in fusion research using the magnetic confinement of plasmas for energy production.

Physics Boundary Plasma Physics Magnetic Fustion Energy Engineering

Reza Mohammadi, Ph.D.

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

Professor Mohammadi researches Materials Science and Engineering, Surface Engineering, Wetting Phenomena, Metal Forming, Materials Chemistry

Machining Metal forming and shaping Tearing energy of sheet metals Thin film deposition and characterization Superhydrophobic materials

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

Founders Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

Group III-V Semiconductors Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Nitride Semiconductor Heterostructures

Wei-Ning Wang, Ph.D.

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

Aerosol-enabled technologies towards addressing critical challenges in the sectors of energy, the environment, and human health.

Environmental Science and Technology Heterogeneous Catalysis Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Aerosol science and technology Materials Science and Engineering

Joshua Goldberger

Assistant Professor | Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry · The Ohio State University

New materials expert, specializing in applications in electronics, energy conversion, and medicine

Chemistry Biomedical Applications Biomedical Engineering Materials Science

Bharat Bhushan

Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor | College of Engineering · The Ohio State University

Dr. Bhushan works in biomimetic interface science, surface engineering, nanotribology and materials research

Mechanical Engineering Aerospace Engineering Biomimetics Biomimetic Materials Nanotechnology

Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.

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

Professor Bandyopadhyay has authored and co-authored nearly 400 research publications

Self-assembly of Regimented Nanostructure Arrays Spintronics Quantum Devices Hot Carrier Transport in Nanostructures Nanoelectronics

Kevin Belfield

Dean, College of Science and Liberal Arts, Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Principal Investigator of the Belfield Research Group, focusing on biophotonics, photophysics, and biological/environmental sensors

Materials Science Molecular engineering Biophotonics Forensic Science Photonics

Pankaj Karande

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on engineering peptides as novel drugs, drug carriers, affinity agents, and biomaterials for medical applications

Diagnostics Vaccine Design Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Peptide Engineering

Jack W. Simonson

Assistant Professor, Physics · Farmingdale State College

Jack is an experimental condensed-matter physicist committed to mentoring undergraduate students to succeed in research careers.

Condensed Matter Physics Materials Science Superconductivity Low-Temperature Physics Crystallography

George (Buzz) Kenney

President · Entratympanic

George Kenney is an expert in building technology development teams in advanced materials and devices.

Biomedical Engineering Entrepreneurship Materials Science Product Development

Faisal Shaikh, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Faisal Shaikh's areas of expertise include chemical engineering, biotechnology and microfluidics (lab on a chip).

Reaction Engineering Materials Science Biomolecular Engineering Chemical Engineering Characterization