MENAS KAFATOS ON CONSCIOUSNESS AND REALITY
Menas Kafatos joined Chapman University in 2008 as the Vice Chancellor
for Special Projects and is also Founding Dean of the Schmid College of
Science, Director of the Center for Excellence in Applied, Computational,
and Fundamental Science, and is a Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor of
Computational Physics. He received his B.A. in Physics from Cornell University in 1967 and his PhD in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972. He has 34 years experience in undergraduate and graduate Earth systems science, hazards, remote sensing and data information systems, physics, computational and theoretical astrophysics, astronomy, and foundations in quantum theory. He has published numerous books including The Conscious Universe, the Non-local Universe (with Robert Nadeau, Springer-Verlag), Principles of Integrative Science (with Mihai Draganescu, Romanian Academy of Sciences Press), and more than 250 articles on computational science, astrophysics, Earth systems science, hazards and global change, general relativity, cosmology, foundations of quantum theory, and consciousness.