Guido Zuliani is an architect and an educator. He graduated summa cum laude from the Università IUAV di Venezia in the summer of 1980. In 1982 he became a registered architect. In the fall of 1985 Mr. Zuliani moved to New York and began to teach at The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union where is he currently a Distinguished Professor in Architecture. At Cooper Mr. Zuliani has taught Design Studios, Architectural History, and Seminars in the Theory and History of Architecture.
Dr. Henry C. Lee
Henry C. Lee is one of the world's foremost forensic scientists and founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science at the University of New Haven and currently serves as a Professor Emeritus. He holds a MS and PhD from New York University. Dr. Lee previously served as the Director of the Connecticut State Police Forensic Science Laboratory and commissioner for the Connecticut Department of Public Safety and the State Police.
David Sayles & Michael Cheah
Professor Sayles holds a MS in Management from MIT‘s Sloan School of Management and a BS in Chemistry from Yale University.
Professor Cheah also has taught global finance and macroeconomics at New York University, where he was senior adviser for the private sector concentration.
Dr. Zina Besirevic
Dr. Zina Besirevic is a researcher, psychologist and an educator with a breadth of experience spanning many countries and high impact institutions. She earned her Ph.D. in Cognition and Development from UC Berkeley, specializing in the study of emotions, effect of trauma on development, and moral reasoning.
Swati Singh, MBA
Swati Singh (she / her) is a professor of Business and Entrepreneurship at the University of San Diego and San Diego Community College District with over ten years of entrepreneurial and operations management experience. As an educator, Swati is passionate about teaching entrepreneurship as a vehicle for social change. She is currently building her own business in creative strategy and direction for food companies interested in social impact and sustainability. Swati has a BA in Economics from UC San Diego and an MBA from the University of San Diego.
David Lazzara, PhD
David Lazzara is currently a part time lecturer of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the USC Viterbi school of engineering. Dr. Lazzara received his Doctoral Degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT in 2012 where he also completed his Master's Degree in the same subjects in 2004.
Ryan T. Howell, Ph.D
Ryan T. Howell, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology at San Francisco State University (SFSU). He received his Ph.D. in Personality Psychology from the University of California, Riverside (2005). He has authored more than 40 scholarly publications in a number of leading academic journals.
Dr. Daniel Frey
Daniel Frey is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. Prof. Frey’s research is in the field called “robust design” -- a set of engineering practices which help to ensure that engineering systems function despite variations due to manufacture, wear, deterioration, and environmental conditions. His honors include the MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Teaching Award, the Everett Moore Baker Memorial Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching at MIT, the R&D 100 Award (received twice). He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Statistical Association, and the American Society of Engineering Education. Dr. Frey holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado and a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Dr. Ali Talebinejad and Dr. Dan Frey
Ali Talebinejad has done his PhD at MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in the area of Robotics and Computer Vision and has received his MS from MIT Mechanical Engineering in the area of System Dynamics and Control.
Daniel Frey is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. Prof. Frey’s research is in the field called “robust design” — a set of engineering practices which help to ensure that engineering systems function despite variations due to manufacture, wear, deterioration, and environmental conditions.
Peter Pin, MIM
Peter Pin is a veteran Executive with over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry
encompassing sales, engineering and business development. Peter has served in a variety of roles
within the information technology space, covering markets across North America, South America and the
Lena Skalaban, Ph.D. candidate
Lena Skalaban is a Ph.D. candidate in Psychology at Yale University where she has been a teaching fellow for undergraduate courses such as The Human Brain and Research Methods in Psychology. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology from New York University. Lena's research focuses on the development of learning and memory, and what information might be adaptive to remember or forget depending on the particular point in development.
Cristie Fish obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University Fullerton in 2005. She has been employed with the Pasadena Police Department (PPD) as a Forensic Specialist since April 2007. She is trained in Fingerprint Classification/ Pattern Identification/Sequencing, Basic and Advanced Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Photography, Report Writing, Advanced Technology in CSI including Chemical Processing and DNA, Death Investigation, Ridgeology and Friction Ridge Skin Comparison, Gangs and Narcotics, Courtroom Testimony and Laws of Arrest.
Retired LAPD lieutenant with over 25 years of experience in law enforcement.
Dr. Joshua Ramos, MIT
Dr. Joshua Ramos is a Lecturer and Design Education Practitioner in the Mechanical Engineering department at MIT.
Dr. Qi Zhao, UCLA
Dr. Qi Zhao holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA where he worked in the Network Research Lab, Internet Research Lab, and won the Computer Science Departmental Fellowship.
Dr. Laura Manyweather, Ed.D., MBA
With 29 years of experience with private corporations and 12 years in academia, Laura brings systems, processes and organizational structure to small and micro businesses.
Artem Joukov, JD, University of Southern California
Artem Joukov has worked as a felony prosecutor in Florida and Alabama, where he tried over 100 bench and jury trials and handled a wide variety of cases.
Lena Choudhary, JD, MSN, RN
Lena Choudhary has been a professor of nursing for over 10 years at various colleges and universities in the Washington D.C. area.
Violet Bagni, UCLA
Violet Bagni is an EMT Clinical Instructor at UCLA with over 20 years of experience teaching the fundamentals of emergency medicine.
Matt Miller, BA
Matt Miller is an adventure photographer and videographer from Tennessee, currently working in San Diego and LA.
Cheryl Burke, DNP, RN
Cheryl Burke is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Northeastern University, School of Nursing with over 20 years of experience.
Dr. Tina Klein, UC San Diego
Dr. Tina Klein has taught at top business schools: UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management, USC’s Marshall School of Business, MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and UC San Diego's Rady School of Management.
Dr. Vicki Nienaber-Meadows, Ph.D.
Dr. Nienaber has over 30 years’ experience at large companies, mid-sized biotech, and her own biotech, Zenobia Therapeutics.
Karen Markowitz, MA
Karen Markowitz has been a psychology instructor for over 20 years at various colleges and universities in the coastal San Diego area.
Brandon Murphy, MBA
Brandon Murphy has worked with small businesses and Fortune 8 companies for over 13 years, bringing a wide range of expertise to RJ Films.
Dr. Christopher Faraone, Ed.D
Christopher Faraone has over 13 years of experience in the field of education. Currently, he is a history teacher in New Jersey where he successfully conceptualized, authored and presented curriculum for new AP Comparative Politics class.
Dr. Moreen Donahue, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Dr. Donahue served as the Chief Nursing Officer for the Western Connecticut Health Network, the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York.
Dr. Lisa Acerbo, Ed.D.
Dr. Lisa Acerbo is a university professor and published author of five young adult and new adult novels.
Dr. Enrique Valdespino, Doctors Without Borders
Dr. Valdespino, a Harvard trained instructor, has been recruited by Doctors Without Borders to provide medical care where it is most needed, and is awaiting mission placement.
George Muksian, Wesleyan University
George Muksian combines a lifetime of courtroom experience with teaching experience at some of the nation's top universities
Dr. Michellana Jester, MIT
Dr. Michellana Jester is a Lecturer and GLab Course Manager at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Adam Morris, Harvard University
Adam Morris is a Ph.D. candidate and instructor in psychology at Harvard University.