Sam Scheiner

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Sam Scheiner is a long-time fan and scientist. He grew up in the Pittsburgh area and got involved in fandom during college. At the University of Chicago he reincarnated the science fiction club. He met his wife at Windycon in Chicago, and his daughter attended her first con at the age of 4 weeks, sleeping underneath a huckster table. Currently he is involved in the Washington Science Fiction Association and is a past chair of the local convention – Capclave.

His scientific areas of expertise are ecology and evolution, and has published 8 books, including The Ecology of Plants and The Theory of Ecology, and over 80 scientific papers. He has also co-authored a book with SF author Phyllis Eisenstein on arthritis. For the past 16 years he has worked at the U.S. National Science Foundation giving away money.

Sessions in which Sam Scheiner participates

Thursday August 16, 2018

2:00 PM
2:00 PM

Sunday August 19, 2018

5:00 PM
5:00 PM