William Sanford Nye

William Sanford Nye  (born November 27, 1955)

William Sanford Nye  popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy

Bill Nye is an American mechanical engineer, science communicator, and television presenter. 

He is best known as the host of the science television show Bill Nye the Science Guy (1993–1999), the Netflix show Bill Nye Saves the World (2017–2018), and for his many appearances in popular media as a science educator.

Born in Washington, D.C., Nye began his career as a mechanical engineer for Boeing in Seattle, where he invented a hydraulic resonance suppressor tube used on 747 airplanes.

Nye continued to advocate for science, becoming the CEO of The Planetary Society.

He has written two bestselling books on science: Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation (2014) and Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World (2015).

He has appeared frequently on other TV shows, including Dancing with the Stars, The Big Bang Theory, and Inside Amy Schumer.