Robert Powell

Robert Powell


Robert Powell is a founding Board member of the Scientific Coalition for UAP Studies (SCU). He was the Director of Research at MUFON from 2007-2017 and created MUFON's Science Review Board in 2012. Robert is one of two authors of the detailed radar/witness report on the "Stephenville Lights" as well as the SCU report "UAP: 2013 Aguadilla, Puerto Rico". He is also the primary author of the recently published paper, “A Forensic Analysis of Navy Carrier Strike Group Eleven’s Encounter with an Anomalous Aerial Vehicle” and a secondary author of a paper published in the journal Entropy entitled, "Estimating Flight Characteristics of Anomalous Unidentified Aerial Vehicles."

Robert is a member of the Society for Scientific Exploration, the UFODATA project, and the National Space Society. He is active with FOIA requests to various government organizations to obtain information on historical cases and is a co-author of a book published in July 2012: UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry and is an author of a book designed for children published in Nov. 2020 entitled, The Truth About UFOs: A Scientific Perspective. Robert currently resides in Austin, Texas.



Past Shows:

  • Ufology Special: Breakthrough Cases

    Three veteran UFO experts, Rich Hoffman, Robert Powell, and Kevin Knuth, talked about breakthrough ufology cases, and recovered metamaterials.More »
  • Discovering Our Legacy

    Cultural historian and cosmologist Paul Von Ward joined host Lisa Garr (email) to discuss why we should reassess what we believe about the universe and our place in it, and develop a new cosmological outlook. In the first hour, researcher Robert Powell (book link) talked...More »
  • Ufology Special

    George Knapp examined the UFO enigma with a jam packed show featuring ufologists, Paul Stonehill (book link), Mack Maloney, Ed Komarek, Robert Powell (book link), and Bill Chalker for a discussion on the Roswell incident of Russia, flying saucers in Wartime, how UFOs relate to...More »
  • Stephenville UFO Report

    In the first hour and a half, George Knapp welcomed the Director of Research at MUFON, Robert Powell, who shared the results of his analysis into the Stephenville, Texas UFO sightings on January 8, 2008. Powell said he and report co-author Glen Schulze obtained radar info from...More »