Joe Caravella from "The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius" is one of the contestants on the Discovery Channel reality competition series. He owns an aerospace engineering company and is from Sherman Oaks, California. He has an IQ of 146 and earned a B.S and M.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering.

Born and raised next to an airport, this rocket scientist began creating radio-controlled planes and building rockets when he was 10. By high school, Joe Caravella had soloed a Cessna 152 and was building hovercrafts, hang gliders and jet-powered skateboards.

After gaining his Master's degree in aeronautical engineering, he spent ten years designing and building rocket engines. Now, as a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the designer, owner and development engineer of his own aerospace company, Joe's focus is on creating a 3-wheeled, road-able aircraft (flying car).

An avid Halloween junkie, Joe is known in his neighborhood for designing and building frightening props, lighting, mazes and dungeons. A fun-loving guy who says he hates arrogant engineers, Joe also loves to surf in his free time.


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Age: ∼45 years old
Current Residence: Sherman Oaks, CA

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