Faculty Speaker Bureau
Bring PNW Engineering and Sciences expertise into your classroom!
Our Faculty Speaker Bureau provides the opportunity to bring in faculty members to talk about STEM subjects with your students. Across a range of expertise, our faculty can tell your students about their research and answer questions about the field.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty Areas of Expertise
|Faculty Member||Department||Area(s) of expertise|
|Daniel Suson||Chemistry & Physics||physics, astronomy, black holes, cosmology, high energy physics, quantum mechanics|
|Scott Bates||Biology||microbiology, microbial ecology, microbiomes, mycology (fungi), bioinformatics|
|Diana Underwood-Gregg||Mathematics & Statistics||K-12 mathematics teaching|
|Yun Liu||Mechanical & Civil Engineering||fluid dynamics of insect flight, flow visualization|
|Robert Kramer||Chemistry & Physics||nuclear power; LED lighting; energy efficiency; renewable energy; power flow in buildings, industry, and on transmission & distribution systems; building energy efficiency & control; electric system reliability|
|Ruijian Zhang||Computer Science||computer science, artificial intelligence, data science|
|Gokarna Aryal||Mathematics & Statistics||statistics|
|Adam Rengstorf||Chemistry & Physics||astronomy, near earth asteroids, NIRo observatory|
|Barbara Mania-Farnell||Biology||neurobiology, the brain, epigenetics|
|Charles Steele||Chemistry & Physics||Organo-metallic chemistry; chemical industry & sustainability|
|Sarah de la Rue||Chemistry & Physics||Geology, Fossils, Minerals, Sedimentology, Oil Production, Fracking, Climate Change|
|Grethe Hystad||Mathematics & Statistics||statistics, evolution of minerals|
|Vanessa Quinn||Biology||Ecology, animal behavior, entrance into vet school, research opportunities at PNW, honors college|
|Aaron Warren||Chemistry & Physics||general astronomy, gravitational waves, compact object mergers, general physics, careers available to physics majors, mathematical physics, high energy physics|
|Dawit Gizachew||Chemistry & Physics||Food safety and its global impact, biochemistry, analytical chemistry|
|Meden Isaac-Lam||Chemistry & Physics||Teaching science as a profession; Women in science; Application of chemistry in medicine; Research and teaching as a career, cancer, PTSD, Alzheimer’s disease|
|Jon Aros||Chemistry & Physics||Astronomy, astro photography, 2017 solar eclipse|
|Shengyong Zhang||Mechanical & Civil Engineering||Mathematics & Mechanical Engineering|