Brian Wecht

Speaker Bio

Brian Wecht

Brian Wecht is a comedian, musician, and theoretical physicist. After holding research positions at Harvard University, the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT, the Institute for Advanced Study, and the University of Michigan, Brian was a faculty member at Queen Mary, University of London, where he worked on string theory, supersymmetry, and quantum field theory. In 2015, Brian left academics for a career as a comedy musician and YouTube gamer. With his bands Ninja Sex Party and Starbomb, Brian has released three Billboard #1 comedy albums, and has had at least one album on the Billboard Top 10 Comedy Albums chart continuously since 2013. Brian is also a cast member on the popular YouTube video gaming channel Game Grumps, which has over 3 million subscribers. Finally, Brian is the co-founder of The Story Collider, a science-themed live storytelling show and podcast.

NECSS Appearances:
NECSS 2012
NECSS 2013
NECSS 2014
NECSS 2015