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Dan Moyers from "The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius" is one of the contestants on the Discovery Channel reality competition series. He is a spacecraft engineer from Los Angeles, California, with an IQ of 121. He earned a Masters in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from West Virginia University. He has done some work towards a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering.

In West Virginia, this self-described football-playing
Dan Moyers in "The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius"
Dan Moyers The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius
country boy built barns. Now in California, Dan Moyers flies remote-controlled spacecraft.

With a Master's degree in aeronautics and two bachelors degrees in mechanical and aerospace engineering, Dan has years of academic experience designing and building structures,machines and simple robots. In fact, he once built an AI robot to catch the attention of a Hooters waitress.

He considers himself an "epic" leader with a diverse engineering background and "thrive(s) on winning" and "love(s) to talk trash." After graduating from Stanford with a 3.8, he was hired as a spacecraft engineer working on top projects.

"My biggest challenge on this show will be keeping myself from becoming too aggressive," he says. If there's a cash prize, Dan hopes to use the money to help his parents and develop the first operating hover board.


Where does Dan Moyers live? Find out here.

Age: ∼37 years old
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA

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