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APB's world-renowned science speakers include neuroscientists, geneticists, and astronauts, among many others, all of whom have made a profound impact on the scientific community and the world at large. From astronauts and space explorers to popularizers of science and science journalists, our speakers on science are sure to entertain, educate, and fascinate your audience.

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Theoretical Physicist Known for Supersymmetry

Physicist Sylvester James Gates, Jr. teaches as a full time physics professor exclusively at the University of Maryland. His thesis, “Symmetry Principles in Selected Problems of Field Theory,” was the first at MIT to deal with supersymmetry.

Star of The Big Bang Theory & Neuroscientist

Talented and multifaceted, Mayim Bialik - best known for her roles on Blossom and The Big Bang Theory - has a Ph.D. in neuroscience, studies Judaism and practices natural living.

World-Famous Animal Scientist & Autism Self-Advocate

Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. Now her fascinating life, with all its challenges and successes, has been brought to the screen with the HBO full-length film Temple Grandin,...

Disruptive & Future Technology Columnist, Yahoo Finance Tech Critic, CBS Tech Contributor & NOVA Host

Tech columnist and best-selling author David Pogue is one of the most entertaining, informative and enormously popular speakers out there today. Pogue provides invaluable insights on how technology impacts our work, businesses, and connections...

World-Renowned Theoretical Physicist

Dr. Michio Kaku is an internationally recognized authority in Einstein's unified theory field; innovation; and "the future of the future" - exploring and predicting the science of tomorrow, from computing power and artificial intelligence to...

President, Ocean Exploration Trust & Deep-Sea Explorer

One of the world's most accomplished deep-sea explorers, Robert Ballard discovered the RMS Titanic and President Kennedy's PT-109. He is the Explorer-in-Residence for the National Geographic Society.

Brain Scientist

Wherever the very latest neuroscience intersects with real-world challenges facing the workplace, education, healthcare, and our everyday lives, you’ll find energizing insights from brain scientist John Medina.

American Sociobiologist, Expert in Adaptive Management & Technologies

Business speaker Rebecca Costa is a sociobiologist who offers insider information on the future of big data and leadership decision making.

Scientific Investigator, NASA

Having made history as the leader of NASA's pioneering robotic drive across Mars, Steven Squyres shares insights and photos that will ignite interest in the sciences.

Best-Selling Author of The Sports Gene

The former Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated, Epstein has become one of the top sports science and medicine investigative journalist today. All audiences will be captivated by the knowledge and experiences Epstein shares from his work...

NPR Science Correspondent

Veteran National Public Radio science correspondent and award-winning radio and TV journalist, Flatow is the host and executive producer of "Talk Of The Nation: Science Friday." With enthusiasm and a true passion for science, he engages everyone...

Big Data Expert & Professor, Math & Statistics

Dr. Talithia Williams is Associate Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. She recently gave a TED talk (currently over 1 million views) titled “Own Your Body’s Data.” She exemplifies the role of teacher and scholar through outstanding...

Physicist / Author

Leonard Mlodinow, co-author with Stephen Hawking on the latest bestseller The Grand Design, explores the four-year effort to answer the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything. He explains why, according to quantum theory,...

World-Renowned Neurosurgeon & Neuroscientist

Dr. Q is an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting edge research to cure brain cancer. Named as one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in 2008, Dr. Q was also selected by Popular Science magazine as one of...

The Science Guy

Nye has spent most of his life making science and technology entertaining and accessible. Combining his talents as a scientist, inventor, comedian, keynote speaker, and author, he has attracted adults and children to the wonders of science. Nye's...

Chief Engineer for Solar System Exploration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

A renowned science fiction writer who produced the Cosmos series with Carl Sagan, B. Gentry Lee is responsible for the engineering integrity of all the robotic planetary missions managed by JPL.

Engineer & Founder, Limbitless Solutions

Albert Manero is the founder of Limbitless Solutions, a nonprofit devoted to bringing 3-D printed bionic arms and hands to children at no cost to their families. Today, he’s focused on making a positive impact on the grandest and smallest scales...

Global Policy Expert

Patel challenges preconceptions about the global economy through his work as a policy analyst and activist. His most recent book, The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy, paints a clear picture of how...

Director, Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab

Objects that think. This powerful idea that is now a reality, after decades of research and invention. As director of one of the top Artificial Intelligence (AI) labs in the world, Dr. Fei-Fei Li is leading the next wave of AI that is...

Roboticist / Inventor / Researcher / Teacher

As a child, McLurkin was constantly building with LEGO bricks, cardboard boxes, or any other materials he could access. Today, he continues this tradition using Mother Nature as a model researching and developing algorithms and techniques for...

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