Andre Bormanis (born 1959) is an American television producer, screenwriter, and author of the book Star Trek: Science Logs. Bormanis is most notable for his involvement in the long-running Star Trek franchise, and was the science consultant on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise. He also wrote a number of episodes of the Star Trek: Voyager series and became a writer and producer on the Enterprise series, as well as acting as science/technical advisor on two of the Next Generation films.
André Bormanis at Deepcon 11 in 2010
|Born||February 13, 1959|
|Occupation||Television writer and producer|
|Nationality||Latvian / German|
and Public Policy (M.A.)
|Alma mater||University of Arizona|
George Washington University
He was also a writer and producer of the CBS science fiction drama Threshold; the CBS drama series Eleventh Hour; a writer for Tron: Uprising; and the director of scientific research for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. In 2017, Bormanis became the science consultant and a writer-producer on The Orville.
Television and film careerEdit
Bormanis became the science consultant for Star Trek: The Next Generation and went on to work in that capacity for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. In his role he acted as an advisor for the screenwriters, in order to ensure that the correct scientific principles are included in the episodes. Whilst working on Voyager, he co-wrote the episode "Nightingale". He has also been a writer of several episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise, such as "Silent Enemy", "Extinction", and "The Communicator". He has since written the book Star Trek: Science Logs.
As of 2015, he is also a member of the board of advisers for the Hollywood Science Fiction Museum.
Bormanis received a degree in physics from the University of Arizona in 1981. In 1994, following a NASA Space Grant Fellowship from the District of Columbia Space Grant Consortium, he gained a master's degree in science, technology and public policy from George Washington University. In addition to his television work, he has worked as a consultant to the San Juan Institute and the Planetary Society in Pasadena, California.
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