Dr. Mogilevskaya is a Research Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geo-engineering at the University of Minnesota. Her research work is in the field of applied mathematics and computational mechanics, with special emphasis on problems involving geomaterials and composite materials. She has a Ph.D from Scotchinsky Research Institute of Mining, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.
Dr. Nielson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Research projects in her Nielson lab utilize a multidisciplinary approach, merging the fields of neurobiology, psychiatry and informatics for mental health disorders. She has a PhD from UC Irvine in anatomy and neurobiology, and postdoctoral training in bioinformatics and multivariate statistics at UC San Francisco.
Mr.Theisen is the Youth Programs Supervisor for Community Education in Eden Prairie Schools. Saul coordinates academic and enrichment opportunities for students in Grades K-12 that take place outside of school time through the EPIC and Targeted Services programs. In previous roles, Saul has held leadership positions as a director of a School-Age Care program and as a project manager implementing literacy initiatives in school districts across the U.S.