Dr. Michio is the Henry Semat Professor of Theoretical Physics at the City University of New York (C.U.N.Y). He graduated from Harvard University in 1968 (summa cum laude and 1st in his physics class). He received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1972, and has been a professor at C.U.N.Y. for almost 30 years. His goal is the complete Einstein’s dream of a “theory of everything,” to derive an equation, perhaps no more than one inch long, which will summarize all the physical laws of the universe.
He is the author of two international best-sellers, Hyperspace and Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century. For Visions, he interviewed 150 of the world’s top scientists, many of them Nobel Laureates and directors of the largest scientific laboratories, about their vision for the next 20 years in computers, robotics, biotechnology, space travel, etc. These are the scientists who are inventing the future in their laboratories. Visions is the most authoritative and most authentic understanding of the world of the future.
Dr. Kaku also does considerable public speaking on international radio and TV. He has appeared on the Larry King Show, Nightline, 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, CNN, CNN-Financial, ABC-TV News, BBC-TV, BBC-Radio, PBS’s Nova and Innovation, Tech-TV, and has appeared on numerous science specials, including PBS’s Steven Hawking’s Universe, Science Odyssey, and Einstein Revealed, the BBC’s Future Fantastic, Parallel Universes, Copenhagen, Channel 4’s The Big G: the story of gravity, the Discovery Channel, the Learning Channel’s Exodus Earth, A and E, and many science documentaries. He was featured in the full-length, 90 minute feature film, Me and Isaac Newton, which was nominated for an Emmy in 2001. He was profiled in Tech-TV’s Big Thinkers series and is a regular commentator on that cable network.
He also hosts his own national weekly radio program which airs in 6 cities in the US and also the KU national satellite band and internet. He appears regularly on the Discovery Channel in Canada. He has also written for Time Magazine and been quoted in Scientific American, the N.Y. Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer. He appears regularly on Tech TV.
He frequently keynotes major business conferences about the next 20 years in computers, finance, banking, and commerce. In particular, he has keynoted major conferences for major corporations, many of them controlling hundreds of billions of dollars in investments, including NCR International, Deloitte-Touche, BMC Software, SONY corp., Siemens, SAP, European Space Agency Iforce (Greece), Futuract (Paris) and SAPPI (South Africa).
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