Jorge is the creator of “PHD Comics”, the popular ongoing comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in Academia. He is the co-author of the best-selling book We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe, the co-host of the iHeart Radio show Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe, and the co-creator and co-Executive Producer of the TV animated series Elinor Wonders Why, which premieres on PBS Kids in September 2020. He is also the co-founder of PHDtv, a video science and discovery outreach collaborative. He earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and his Ph.D. in Robotics from Stanford University. Jorge was an Instructor and Research Associate at Caltech from 2003-2005. He is originally from Panama.