Bill Nye, science educator, mechanical engineer, bestselling author, and host of the Emmy-nominated Bill Nye Saves the World on Netflix, will bring his infectious blend of humor and intellectual curiosity to the issue of climate change. Best known for his Emmy-winning run as “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” he will inspire the audience to engage with and improve our world. Making science entertaining and accessible is something Nye has been doing most of his life. He fights to raise awareness of climate change and the value of critical thinking, science, and reason.
Along with his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell, Nye joined his astronomy professor Carl Sagan when he was elected the American Humanist Association’s Humanist of the Year in 2010. He was also the honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers with the Ralph Coates Roe Medal in 2012. He holds Honorary Doctorate degrees from six universities.