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Menas Kafatos

Quantum Physicist

Menas C. Kafatos, PhD, is a quantum physicist, astrophysicist, climate-change researcher, philosopher, working extensively on consciousness. Studied with renown physicist Philip Morrison at M.I.T., a student of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Education: Undergraduate: B.A., Physics, Cornell, 1967. Ph.D., Physics, M.I.T., 1972.

He has 47 years of experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research. He holds seminars and workshops for individuals and organizations on the natural laws that are the foundations of the universe.

Menas is the Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor of Computational Physics and Director, Institute for Earth, Computing, Human and Observing, Chapman University, California. He is foreign member of the Romanian Academy of Science and the Korean Academy of Science and Technology; an international advisor with the Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering at Korea University, Seoul, Korea, a collaborator with the Institute of Geodynamics, National Observatory of Athens, as well as international scholar at several countries.

Menas authored 345-plus articles in astrophysics, Earth system science, climate change and impacts on hazards, & agro-ecosystems, computational sciences, data systems, quantum mechanics and the mind, consciousness and the nature of reality. Author or co-authored 22 books, including The Conscious Universe, Science Reality & Everyday Life, on many social media. Co-author with Deepak Chopra of the New York Times bestseller You Are the Universe, translated into more than 20 different languages, the latest being Greek and Korean. Menas is often interviewed for international television networks, newspapers, and radio.