James Ainsworth, Director of Engineering Services, Collier Research Corporation – HyperSizer Software

Tarek Abdel-Salam, Associate Dean for Research, Director for the Center for Sustainability and Professor, East Carolina University

Todd Boyette, Director, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Adjunct Professor, UNC School of Education, UNC-Chapel Hill

William Brandon, Associate Professor of Physics, UNC-Pembroke

Jamie Cajka, Geographic Information Systems Analyst, RTI International

DeWayne Cecil, Founder and Director of Destination SPACE; Chief Climatologist of Global Science and Technology, Inc.

Don Cline, President and Founder, The Learning Center at Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI)

Darshan Divakaran, President, Airavat Solutions

Shrinath Ekkad, Department Head for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, NC State University

Greg Goins, Professor of Biology, NC A&T State University

Nico Hotz, Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Duke University

Mark Jolly, Electromechanical Engineer, Independent

Elva Jones, Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science, Winston-Salem State University

Ece Karatan, Interim Vice Provost for Research, Appalachian State University

John Kiss, Professor and Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, UNC-Greensboro

Britt Lundgren, Assistant Professor of Physics, UNC-Asheville

Mark Meno, NC Research and Engineering Group Head, Fleet Readiness Center East

Matthew Meyer, Associate Vice President for Business Engagement, National & International Partnerships, NC Community College System

Kuldeep Rawat, Chair of the Department of Technology and Director of Aviation Science Program, Elizabeth City State University

Lisa Rhoades, Senior Program Associate, North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Center

Shawn Sendlinger, Professor of Chemistry and Biology, NC Central University

Deborah Watts, Partner, Broadband Catalysts

Charles Yelton, Regional Network Chief, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences