Jorge Cham

Dr. Jorge Cham

Keynote Speaker
Jorge  Cham

Jorge is the creator of "PHD Comics", the popular ongoing comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in Academia. He is the co-author of the Der Spiegel best-selling book We Have No Idea, the co-host of the iHeart Radio show Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe, and the co-creator and co-Executive Producer of the TV animated series Elinor Wonders Why, which airs on PBS Kids and in countries around the world. He is also the co-founder of PHDtv, a video science and discovery outreach collaborative. He earned his Ph.D. in Robotics from Stanford University and was an Instructor and Research Associate at Caltech from 2003-2005. He is originally from Panama.