Dr. David Brin

Dr. David Brin

Institute Advisor

Asteroid Institute


David is a best-selling author, astrophysicist, engineer and philosopher whose future-oriented novels include The Postman and Earth. His Hugo Award winning novels include Startide Rising and The Uplift War. He is also known as a leading commentator on modern technological trends and has been a featured speaker of more than 100 government and business organizations. David’s nonfiction book, The Transparent Society, won the Freedom of Speech Award of the American Library Association. David’s newest novel EXISTENCE explores the ultimate question: “Billions of planets may be ripe for life, even intelligence. So where is everybody?”

David serves on advisory panels in astronomy, NASA innovative concepts, nanotechnology and SETI to national defense and the ethics of technology.