Fred Guterl is an award-winning journalist and executive editor of Scientific American. He worked for ten years at Newsweek International, most recently as deputy editor, covering important trends in science, technology, and international affairs. He has also appeared on CNN, Charlie Rose, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the Today Show, and other television programs to discuss popular issues in science. Guterl holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Rochester, and has taught science writing at Princeton University. He lives in the New York City area with his wife and two children.