USF Chapter of the NAI

Speakers Bureau

Speakers Bureau Contributors - USF Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors

Speaker Biography (PDFs) Topics
Alison Willing, Neurosurgery & Brain Repair; Center of Excellence for Aging & Brain Repair
  • Cell therapy
  • Stroke
  • Stem cells
Ashok Kumar, Mechanical Engineering
  • Nano/Micro Materials and Manufacturing Processes for Advanced 'Integrated' Systems
Aydin K. Sunol, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
  • Environmentally Friendly Pathways for Novel Processing and Greener Product Creation
Barry B. Bercu, Pediatrics
  • Patent Acquisition: Perspective of Clinician/Scientist
Cesar V Borlongan, Neurosurgery and Brain Repair
  • Translational Biomedical Research and Ethics of Stem Cell Therapy
D. Yogi Goswami, Clean Energy Research Center
  • Global Energy Future
  • New and Emerging Developments in Solar Energy
  • Transitioning to a Renewable Energy Future
Daniel V. Lim, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology
  • Biosensors, Bugs, and Biodefense
  • Food and Water Pathogens: Protection Through Rapid Detection
David L. Vesely, Medicine
  • Cardiac Hormones for the Treatment of Cancer
Dean Martin, Chemistry, Professor Emeritus
  • Two Views of the Environment
  • Why Don't We Live Longer?
  • Errors of Science
Dennis K. Killinger, Physics, Professor Emeritus
  • How do lasers work?
  • Laser Remote Sensing of the Environment
Don F. Cameron, Pathology & Cell Biology
  • Therapeutic applications of Extra-testicular Sertoli Cells
  • Sertoli Cell Mediated Treatments for Endocrine and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Donald T. Haynie, Physics
  • Protein-inspired Nanostructured Materials
Eric R Weaver, Business
  • Necessity is the Mother of Invention
George S. Nolas, Physics
  • Holey Semiconductors are Cooler Than Unholey Semiconductors
  • Thermoelectrics Research and Development for Enhanced Vehicle Efficiency
Huntington Potter, Molecular Medicine
  • Advances in Alzheimer's Disease Research
  • Mad Cow and other protein folding diseases
Kathryn J. De Laurentis, Mechanical Engineering
  • Overview of Assistive Technologies for People with Disabilities
  • Device Design for People with Disabilities
Katherine L Meyer-Siegler, Medicine
  • Inflammation and Cancer, Biomarkers for disease diagnosis and prognosis
Ken Christensen, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Reducing the Energy Consumption of Information Technology
Larry Dunleavy, Electrical Engineering
  • Reflections on Bootstrapping a Faculty-Founder Startup
  • Modelithics: Making Waves, Getting Raves
Lennox Hoyte, Medicine
  • Robotic surgery
  • Bladder incontinence
  • Female pelvic prolapse
  • Electronic Health records
M. Jason Highsmith, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Current Topics in Amputee Rehabilitation and Artificial Limb Technology
Merry Lynn Morris, Theatre and Dance
  • Expanding Mobility Options for All: An Inclusive Approach to Design and Arts Participation
  • The Experience of Movement: Therapeutic aspects of Dance
Michael Swor, Medicine
  • My Experience as a Physician in the Business World
  • Idea on a Napkin to Public Company and Beyond
  • Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics
  • Running a Small Medical Office in 2011
My Lien Dao, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • DNA vaccine against Dental Decay
  • Microsporidia: Friend or Foe in residence?
Nicholas Albergo, President and CEO of HSA Engineers & Scientists
  • Worldwide Water Availability and Management
  • Tips for Expert Witness Testimony during Deposition and Trial
  • Appropriate Inquiry and the ASTM Process
Niketa A. Patel, Molecular Medicine
  • Human Genome Project
Peter Zhang, Chemistry
  • The Colors of Life
Richard Gilbert, Engineering
  • STEM's role in innovation and Invention
Richard D. Gitlin, Electrical Engineering
  • Wireless Directions for the 21st Century
Stephen E. Saddow, Electrical Engineering
  • Silicon Carbide Biomedical Technology for Bone Implants, Stents and Brain-Machine Interfaces
Shyam S. Mohapatra, Internal Medicine
  • Nanomedicine: The Future of Medicine Today
  • From idea to a patent: A Scientist's Point of View
Sarath Witanachchi, Physics
  • Role of nanotechnology in energy harvesting and storage
Sudeep Sarkar, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Gait Recognition: I know You from the Way You Walk
  • Human Computer Communication Using Sign Language
Thomas Freeman, Medicine
  • Brain and Spine Repair—From the Lab to the Clinic
  • What We Have Learned About Disease Mechanisms From Neural Transplantation: Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease and Stroke
  • The Modern Era of Surgical Trials—The Use of Placebo Controlled Surgical Trial Designs
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain-An Unrecognized, Treatable Cause of Severe Low Back Pain
Vijay Jain, Computer Science and Engineering
  • System on a chip—the next chip revolution