Yvan Dutil is one of the astrophysicists that has collaborated with Sónar Calling. This Canadian scientist stands out for his experience in the search of extraterrestrial intelligence and is the author of the code and the responsible of sending music to the GJ273b exoplanet.
Dutil has developed a noise-resistant data coding system for sending messages to extraterrestrial civilizations. This system was used for delivering messages to nearby stars in 1999 and 2003 from the Evpatoria radar in Ukraine.
As researcher, he focuses on data analysis, optical instrumentation, and sustainable energy and development.