Dan Werthimer is the chief scientist at the Berkeley SETI Research Center, which oversees SETI@home, the $100 million Breakthrough Listen project and several other SETI programs. He also directs the Center for Astronomy Signal Processing and Electronics Research (CASPER) and is associate director of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC). He has been associate professor in the engineering and physics departments of San Francisco State University and a visiting professor at Beijing Normal University, the University of St. Charles in Marseille, and Eotvos University in Budapest. He has taught at universities in Peru, Egypt, Ghana, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Kenya. Dan was in the “Homebrew Computer Club” with Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak; everyone in that club became ultra-rich, except Dan.
Sessions as a Speaker
J2) “Contact” Plus 20: Where We Are in the Search for Aliens
- University of California, Berkeley: Wheeler Hall Auditorium