Eric Korpela

SETI@Home Project Director

Eric is an astronomer. In addition to SETI, he studies interstellar matter (the gas and dust that lies between the stars) using radio, optical, and space-based ultraviolet telescopes. He has participated in several satellite missions, most recently SPEAR/FIMS, a collaboration between US and Korean astronomers. In his spare time, Eric collects and restores vintage computers. Eric also enjoys bass fishing.