Robert Irion

Director, Science Communication Program, University of California, Santa Cruz

Robert Irion is director of the Science Communication Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has worked as a science journalist for 25 years, specializing in writing about astronomy and physical sciences. His work has appeared in publications including National Geographic, Smithsonian, and Discover. His book One Universe, co-authored with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Charles Liu, received the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. He is a two-time winner of the David N. Schramm Award for High Energy Astrophysics Science Journalism.

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