About

VizCommunication’s mission is to simplify learning, knowledge transfer, and communication everywhere — at home, at school, and in the workplace worldwide — for humans and machines!

Team

 

Dr. Ray Emrani
Founder, CEO & CTO
VizCommunication


Lee
Senior Developer
VizCommunication


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Interim COO
VizCommunication


017lucyScott
CFO
VizCommunication 

Technical Advisors and Consultants

002kbKirstie Bellman, PhD
Principal Scientist
The Aerospace Corporation


003clChristopher Landauer, PhD
Mathematician
The Aerospace Corporation


004CraigTCraig Trim
Former Technical Lead
IBM Watson’s Group


Richard M. Delia, MBA
Project Manager & Systems Architect
Cognizant


006keseyMike Keesey
Solutions Engineer
Wells Fargo & Company


007glickDavid Glick
Chief Architect
Transmit Consulting


008elhamElham Emrani, PharmD 
Product Testing
VizCommunication


009montibonRoy Montibon
President
The Montibon Company


a_kimAlbert Kim
Anatlytics
Docstoc


016MKMichael E. King, MA
Retired Senior Manager
Cisco Systems

028KSKathryn Schreiner, MA, MBA
Management Consultant


029EHEric Hyman, JD
Partner and Patent Attorney
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman

 

Assessment Advisors

David ShernoffDavid Shernoff, PhD
Director, Center of Mathematics, Science, and Computer Education
Rutgers University


mraskindMarshall Raskind, PhD
Former Director of Research; Special Projects, Schwab Learning


Sue Larson, Ed.D.
Professor, Doctor of Education in Literacy Program
Judson University


013BookheimerSusan Bookheimer, PhD
Director, Center for Cognitive Neurosciences
UCLA School of Medicine

 

Market Advisors

014GHGuilbert C. Hentschke, PhD
Professor & former Dean
USC School of Education


015StiglerJames W. Stigler, PhD
Professor
UCLA Department of Psychology


Pedro Noguera, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Education
NYU & UCLA


017MMMichelle Marquard, EdD
Director of HR
Cisco Systems


018MKIIIJames King III, MA
Board Member,
College Bridge


019BBBeryl Bellman, PhD
Co-Founder and Academic Director
FEAC Institute
Professor, CSULA


020CRCurt Robinson, PhD
Former Executive Director
Cal State University Foundation


021PYPeter Yellowlees, MD
Vice Chair, Faculty Development
Professor of Psychiatry
UC Davis

 

Strategy Advisors

022SpohrerJames C. Spohrer, PhD
Director, Global University Programs and Cognitive Systems Institute
IBM, Almaden Research Center


023RSWRichard Saul Wurman
Founder of TEDMED and
TED


024MPSMarcie Polier Swartz
Founder of EDI (acquired by
ACNielson)


025AVAndy Vogel
Global Head of Digital Products
Publicitas


026BFBrian Flucht, MBA
Director, Global Corporate Development
Nike


027KNKevin Nikkhoo, MS, MBA
Founder and CEO
CloudAccess

Shlomy Kattan, PhD
Prize Lead
Adult Literacy XPRIZE


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Supported By

030AEAfshine Emrani, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Los Angeles Heart Specialists
Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Medicine


NSF


031FEAdam Farzin Emrani, JD, MBA
Managing Partner
Lucent Capital

History
30 Years of Evolution

Coming 2018

Founding Authors

Physical Sciences

Mark R. Morris, PhD
Professor and Vice-Chair
Division of Astronomy & Astrophysics
University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA


Alexei V. Filippenko, PhD
Professor of Astronomy
Department of Astronomy
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, USA


Curt Robinson, PhD
Executive Director
Geothermal Resources Council
Davis, California, USA


Norman L. Miller, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Geography Department
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, USA

Itzhak Bar, PhD
Professor of Physics
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Virgil L. Woods, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chair, Minor Proposition, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
Director, Arthritis Outpatient Clinic
School of Medicine
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
San Diego, California, USA


Neville Kallenbach, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Director of Science Programs
New York University (NYU)
New York, USA


John Toivonen, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
Physical Science Department
Santa Monica College (SMC)
Santa Monica, California, USA

Peggy Kline, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
Physical Science Department
Santa Monica College (SMC)
Santa Monica, California, USA


John F. Harwig, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
Physical Science Department
Santa Monica College (SMC)
Santa Monica, California, USA


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Biological Sciences

Aldons Jake Lusis, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology & Genetics
Department Of Microbiology, Immunology & Genetics
Vice-Chair, Department of Genetics
School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Robert P. Gunsalus, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Benhur Lee, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Molecular Genetics
Department Of Microbiology, Immunology, & Genetics
Department of Pathology
School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Kim Elaine Barrett, Ph.D.
Dean of Graduate Studies
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
San Diego, California, USA


Michel Baudry, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience
USC Department of Biological Sciences,
Neurology and Biomedical Engineering
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Terry L. Vassey, PhD
Assistant Professor
Horticulture and Crop Science
California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California, USA


Lucy W. Kluckhohn, MS
Professor of Biology
Life Science Department
Santa Monica College (SMC)
Santa Monica, California, USA


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Health Sciences

Tomas Ganz, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Director of Will Rogers Pulmonary Research Institute
Department of Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department of Cellular & Molecular Pathology
UCLA School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Teri A. Longacre, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Associate Chair for Residency Training
Associate Director of Surgical Pathology
Department Of Pathology
School of Medicine
Stanford University
Stanford, California, USA


Jian Yu Rao, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director of Gynecological Pathology
Department Of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Department of Cellular & Molecular Pathology
School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Peter Yellowlees, MBBS, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Director of Academic Information Systems
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
School of Medicine
University of California, Davis
Davis, California, USA

Leonard Kleinman, MD, MPH
Director, Telehealth Program
VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System
Clinical Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


David Alexander Leaf, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Robert Baumhefner, MD
Director, Multiple Sclerosis Clinic
VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Tony L. Strickland, MS, PhD
Director, Sports Concussion Institute
Centinela Freeman Regional Medical Center
Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology
School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Vernon B. Williams, MD
Director, Pain Management Clinic and Sports Neurology
Sports Concussion Institute
Centinela Freeman Regional Medical Center


Afshin David Rahimi, MD, FAAD
Dermatologist
Board Certification:
American Board of Dermatology
American Board of Cosmetic Surgery


Allison L. Zwingenberger, DVM, DACVR, DIPECVDI
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Dept. of Surgical and Radiological Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis
Davis, California, USA


William L. Holzemer, RN, PhD, FAAN
Associate Dean of International Programs
Professor
Lillian and Dudley Aldous Endowed Chair
Director, WHO Collaborating Center
School of Nursing
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
San Francisco, California, USA


Hessam Nowzari, DDS, PhD
Chairman, USC Advanced Periodontics
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Professor, Clinical Dentistry
Director, Advanced Education in Periodontology
School of Dentistry
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Simin Liu, MD, MS, MPH, ScD
Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
Director, Program on Genomics and Nutrition
Department of Epidemiology
School of Public Health
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Ian S Haworth, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Co-Director, iPIDD
(interdisciplinary Program In Drug Discovery)
Dept. of Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Health Science Campus
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Karsten Gronert, PhD
Acting Associate Professor of Vision Science & Optometry
Solon M. and Pearl A. Braff Chair in Clinical Optometric Science
Center for Eye Disease & Development
School of Optometry
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, USA


Taka Shibamoto, PhD
Professor of Toxicology
Department of Environmental Toxicology
University of California, Davis
Davis, California, USA


Gary Jacob, DC, LAc, MPH, DipMDT, OMD, QME, CHES


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Engineering Sciences

Daniel A. Erwin, PhD
Professor and Chair
Astronautics & Space Technology Division
Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Mike Gruntman, PhD
Professor of Astronautics
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Professor of Systems Architecture Engineering
Astronautics & Space Technology Division
Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Allen C. Estes, PhD
Professor and Department Head
Department of Architectural Engineering
California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California, USA


Petr Krysl, PhD
Associate Professor of Computational Mechanics of Solids and Structures
Dept. of Structural Engineering
Jacobs School of Engineering
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
San Diego, California, USA

Julia R. Greer, PhD
Assistant Professor of Material Science
Department of Engineering & Applied Science
California Institute of Technology (CalTech)
Pasadena, California, USA


Xiaojun (or Ashley) Geng, PhD
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
Northridge, California, USA

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Interdisciplinary Sciences

Charles W. Bamforth, PhD
Department Chair
Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of
Malting and Brewing Sciences
Department of Food, Science & Technology
University of California, Davis
Davis, California, USA

Paz Gutierrez, PhD
Assistant Professor of Design & Building Technology
Department of Architecture
CED (College of Environmental Design)
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, USA

Cornelius Nuworsoo, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of City and Regional Planning
California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California, USA

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Education


Guilbert C. Hentschke, PhD
Professor & Richard T. Cooper and Mary Catherine Cooper Chair in Public School Administration
Rossier School of Education
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Darnell Cole, PhD
Associate Professor of Education
Rossier School of Education
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA



Mike G. Rivas, PhD, M.E.d.
Director, Summer Academic Enrichment Program
Assistant Professor
Secondary Education Department
California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
Northridge, California, USA



Susan Belgrad, EdD
Associate Professor
Elementary Education Department
California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
Northridge, California, USA

Marshall H. Raskind, PhD
Former Director of Research & Special Projects,
Schwab Learning
San Mateo, California, USA
$nbsp;Former Director of Learning Disabilities Program,
CSUN Education Department
Northridge, California, USA

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Political Science

Michael A. Genovese, PhD
Professor, Political Science
Director, Institute for Leadership Studies
Loyola Chair of Leadership
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Psychology

Pamela L. Gist, PhD
Professor and Chair
Psychology Department
Mount St. Mary’s College
Los Angeles, California, USA


Richard L. Russell, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Social Science Department
Santa Monica College (SMC)
Santa Monica, California, USA


Jackie Lanum, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Social Science Department
Santa Monica College (SMC)
Santa Monica, California, USA


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Sociology

Devon Brooks, PhD
Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
School of Social Work
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Economics


Jernej Copic, PhD
Assistant Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Law

Michael Chasalow, JD, MBA
Director, Small Business Clinic
Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
School of Law
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Russell Korobkin, JD
Professor of Law
School of Law
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Mathematics

Sergey V. Lototsky, PhD
Professor of Mathematics
Graduate Vice Chair, Applied Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Kevin Iga, PhD
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California, USA

Thomas Scanlon, PhD
Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, USA


Amber Rosin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Cal Poly Pomona
Pomona, California, USA

Christiana Drake, PhD
Professor of Statistics
Department of Statistics
University of California, Davis
Davis, California, USA

Rey Arias-Castro, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
San Diego, California, USA

Olga Korosteleva, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
California State University, Long Beach (CSLB)
Long Beach, California, USA

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Business

Dominique M. Hanssens, PhD
Bud Knapp Professor of Marketing
Anderson School of Management
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Anthony J. Dukes, PhD
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Department of Marketing
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Keith Gosselin, MBA
Professor of Marketing
Business Administration Department
Mount St. Mary’s College
Los Angeles, California, USA


Brian Tietje, PhD
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs
Professor of Marketing
Orfalea College of Business
California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA, USC

Greys Sosic, PhD
Associate Professor of Operation Management
Department of Information & Operations Mgt
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California

Keith Mew, PhD Professor of Aviation
Department of Technology
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
California State University, Los Angeles (CSLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Rhonda Rhodes, PhD
Professor of Strategy & Business Research
Department of Technology & Operations Management
College of Business Administration
California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly, Pomona
Pomona, California, USA

Jim Sena, PhD, M.S., MBA
Professor of Management Information Systems
Orfalea College of Business
California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California, USA

 

Communication

Robert Chandler, PhD, M.A.
Professor and Chair of Communication
Department of Communication
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California, USA


Stephanie Nelson, PhD
Professor of Communication
Department of Technology
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
California State University, Los Angeles (CSLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Beryl Bellman, PhD.
Co-Founder & Academic Director of the FEAC Institute
Professor of Communication
Department of Communication
California State University, Los Angeles (CSLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Susan Salas, M.A., M.F.A
Associate Professor of Telecommunications
Director of Broadcasting
Department of Communication
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California, USA

Sarah Stone-Watt, PhD, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Communication
Director of Forensics
Department of Communication
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California, USA

 

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History

Patrick J. Geary, PhD
Professor of History (Medieval)
Department of History
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Gordon Berger, PhD
Professor of History (Japan)
Department of History
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Timothy R. Tangherlini, PhD
Professor of History (Korean Folkore)
Chair of The Scandinavian Section
Department of History
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Robert A. Rosenstone, PhD
Professor of History
Division of the Humantities & Social Sciences
California Institute of Technology (CalTech)
Pasadena, California, USA

 

 

Literature

Sara Melzer, PhD
Associate Professor of French Literature
Department of French & Francophone Studies
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Sunny Jung, Ed.D.
Korean Language, Literature & Thoughts
Humanities and Social Sciences Dept.
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Santa Barbara, California, USA

 

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Philosophy

Sherrilyn Roush, PhD
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
College of Letters and Science
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, USA


Jiji Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Division of the Humantities & Social Sociences
California Institute of Technology (CalTech)
Pasadena, California, USA

Gary Kornblau
Adjunct Associate Professor
Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, California, USA

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Religion

Dyron B. Daughrity, PhD, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Religion
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California, USA

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Language

Stephanie Nelson, PhD
Professor of Communication
Department of Technology
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
California State University, Los Angeles (CSLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Eric N. Roth, M.A.
Lecturer
Department American Language Institute
Engineering Writing Program
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Brian Kennelly, PhD
Chair & Associate Professor of French
Modern Languages and Literatures
California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California, USA


Myriam-Rose Kohn, PhD
Professor of French
Department of
California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
Northridge, California, USA

Gloria Arjona, PhD
Lecturer of Spanish
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Paola Lorenzi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Italian
International Studies and Languages Division
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California, USA

Ganna Kudyma, PhD
Lecturer of Russian and Ukrainian
Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Michelle Fu, PhD
Lecturer of Chinese
Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California

Miyo Uchida, M.A.
Lecturer of Japanese
Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
University of California, Davis
Davis, California, USA


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Fine Arts

Dan Weingarten, MFA
Assistant Professor in Production Management & Lighting Design
Department Communication & Fine Art
Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Richard Keyes
Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, California, USA


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Performing Arts

Peggy Shannon, MFA
Associate Vice Provost
University Outreach and Engagement
University Outreach and International Programs
Office of the Chancellor and Provost
University of California, Davis
Davis, California, USA


Theresa Larkin, PhD
Professor of Theatre
Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
College of Arts and Letters
California State University, Los Angeles (CSLA)
Los Angeles, California, USA

John Hajda, PhD
Assistant Professor
Music and multimedia perception and cognition,
Psychoacoustics
Department of Music
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Santa Barbara, California, USA

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Physical Arts

Sunny Jung, Ed.D.
Yoga Instructor and
Senior Lecturer
Korean Language, Literature & Thoughts
Humanities and Social Sciences Dept.
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Santa Barbara, California, USA


Phillip J. Hoffman, MS, MBA
Certified Sports Nutrition
Certified Fitness Trainer
Expert Fat Loss Coach
Los Angeles, CA


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