Christopher Chyba
Trustee Emeritus

  • Professor of Astrophysics and International Affairs at Princeton University
  • Co-Director of the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • Member, SETI Institute Board of Trustees, 2005 - 2007
  • Former SETI Institute Carl Sagan Chair for the Study of Life in the Universe, 1998 - 2005
  • Former Director, SETI Institute Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, 1998 - 2004
  • Chair, Committee on Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars for the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies
  • Former Associate Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University and Co-Director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford
  • Named MacArthur Fellow in October, 2001
  • 1996 Recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award