Christine McKinley

STEM activist Christine McKinley is a mechanical engineer, musician, host of Discovery Channel’s Decoded, and author of Physics For Rock Stars

  • Christine McKinley is a mechanical engineer, rock star, television icon, and author of Physics for Rock Stars.
  • Christine co-hosted Under New York for Discovery Channel and Brad Meltzer’s Decoded for History Channel while continuing her work as an engineer.
  • Her musical Gracie and the Atom, won a Portland Drammy for Original Score.
  • Her book, Physics for Rock Stars has been described as “…an enthusiastic appreciation for science as described by an unconventional narrator. Not a nerdy guy, but a bright and over-achieving female sings the siren song for science.”—Dan Coffey, a.k.a. public radio’s Dr. Science
  • She has spent most of her engineering career designing and managing the construction of power plants, semiconductor facilities, hospitals, and schools.

Physics for Rock Stars   Decoded