Robert Sanders has written about science as a university public information officer for nearly 34 years, first at UC San Francisco and since 1991 at UC Berkeley. Though his background is in physics, he’s covered almost every area of science, from biotechnology to dinosaur evolution, medicine to the dynamics of star formation. His magazine stories and press releases have won several awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). He currently is manager of science communications, providing guidance to university faculty and administrators on research issues and new initiatives. Sanders obtained his B.S. in engineering physics from Cornell University and his M.A. in physics from UC Berkeley, and attended Berkeley’s School of Journalism. He is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and president of the Northern California Science Writers Association.
Sessions as a Organizer
- University of California, Berkeley: Alumni House Toll Room