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Michael Dello-Iacovo

Casual academic, UNSW Sydney

Dr. Michael Dello-Iacovo completed his PhD at UNSW in space science, focusing on the use of seismic exploration in space for the purposes of mining, colonisation and asteroid deflection.

Michael has a passion for science and ethics communication. He has given public lectures and appeared on TV, radio and online news outlets to discuss topics of public interest including asteroid impact risk, solar thermal energy, effective charitable programs and interventions, public health, climate change and ethics.

Career experience at


  • 2022–present
    Casual academic, UNSW
  • 2016–2022
    PhD candidate, UNSW


  • 2014 
    University of Adelaide, Bachelor of Science (Hons)