Dr Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, bestselling author, acclaimed public speaker, renowned futurist, and populariser of science. He is an internationally recognised authority in two areas. The first is Einstein’s unified field theory, which Dr. Kaku is attempting to complete. The other is to predict trends affecting business, commerce, and finance based on the latest research in science. He is one of the most widely recognised figures in science in the world.
Dr Michio Kaku holds the Henry Semat Chair in Theoretical Physics at the City University of New York. He graduated from Harvard University in 1968. He received his PhD in physics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1972 and has been a professor at CUNY for almost 30 years. He has taught at Harvard and Princeton as well.
As co-founder of String Field Theory, Dr Kaku carries on Einstein’s quest to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into a single grand unified theory of everything.
He is the author of several 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. His book, Parallel Worlds, about the latest in cosmology, which was a finalist for the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction in the UK, and also a finalist for the Aventist science book award. His latest book is Physics of the Impossible, which was on the New York Times best-seller list for 5 weeks earned glowing reviews from the LA Times, New Scientist Magazine, Guardian Newspaper (UK) and many more. It was also the number 1 science book in the United States.
He has written for Time Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Discover Magazine, New Scientist Magazine, Astronomy Magazine, Wired Magazine, and been quoted in Scientific American, the N.Y. Times, the Washington Post, the London Daily Telegraph, the London Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Wired Magazine, and Fast Magazine. He has written cover articles for New Scientist magazine, Astronomy magazine, and the Sunday London Times. He has written several op-ed pieces for the Wall Street Journal, as well as the Boston Globe.
Dr Kaku frequently keynotes major business conferences about the next 20 years in computers, finance, banking, and commerce.
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