Frederic Bertley

Science Evangelist, Educator, Motivationalist

Dr. Frederic Bertley has a passion for many things, including Chuck Taylors assembled as liposomes. 

 
Dr. Frederic Bertley, affectionately known as “Dr. B” is the President and CEO of the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), ranked America’s #1 science museum by USA Today.  Dr. B is passionate about democratizing access to science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) and supports this through a myriad of innovative programs, commitment to outreach and ubiquitous engagement.  Have fun exploring this site, to learn more about Dr. B.!
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QED with Dr. B Series
Dr. B in 3 Animated Series
Color of Science Diversity & Equity Initiative
Science of Fashion
COSI Science of Sports
Frederic Bertley Speakers Bureau
Dr. B enjoying The Rooms @Easton, one of five interactive exhibits in partnership between COSI and Easton Town Center, 2019

Some Cool Things
Dr. B Has Accomplished

 

  • 7-time EMMY™ Award winner! 

  • Led COSI to be named America's Best Science Museum 3 years in a row [2020-2022] by USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice

  • Commencement Speaker and recipient of Presidential Medal for Service, The Ohio State University, 2021

 

  • Founded The Color of Science™ program

  • Guest speaker at The United Nations, the White House, and the US Department of Interior

  • Keynoted and/or invited speaker at numerous national and international conferences

 

  • Public Service: Dr. B serves on numerous non-profit boards from education and science communication to community development and transportation initiatives 

 

Listen, learn,
leverage & Lead

 FEatured quote

"The man who is right is a majority. We, who have God and conscience on our side, have a majority against the universe. "
                                                                                 ~Frederick Douglass


 

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