Science Council

The SETI Institute's Science Council supports the Director of the Carl Sagan Center by advising on science and technology research topics to ensure our work advances the SETI Institute's mission, fosters innovation and keeps the SETI Institute at the forefront of the search for life beyond Earth.

Science Council members are recognized experts in their fields and major contributors to the scientific communities they represent.

Nathalie Cabrol
Nathalie Cabrol
Director of the Carl Sagan Center

Astrobiology

Thomas Stucky
Thomas Stucky
Vice Chair

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Uma Gorti
Uma Gorti
Vice Chair

Climate & Biogeoscience

Dale Andersen
Dale Andersen
Vice Chair

Exoplanets

Meng Jin
Meng Jin
Vice Chair

Planetary Exploration

Lori Fenton
Lori Fenton
Vice Chair

SETI

Science Council Advisors