Physicist. Co-creator of the String Field Theory. Expert in technological boundaries of the future.
American Michio Kaku is one of the world’s leading physicists, co-creator of String Field Theory, a Branch of String Theory based on Quantum Field Theory. He is also an expert in predicting the future, a scientific Communicator, he hosts two radio programs and is a best-selling author.
His goal is to fulfil Einstein’s dream of elaborating a theory about all the basic forces, in other words, “a theory about everything”.
He has appeared on countless television programs on stations like the BBC, TechTV and SCIFI Channel and he has his own weekly radio program, "Explorations in Science", that deals with issues like the frontiers of Physics, black holes, time machines, hyperspace, the human genome project and genetic engineering. He has also written dozens of articles and several books.
Kaku, Hertz Engineering scholarship, graduated summa cum laude from Harvard. He then went to the Lawrence Berkeley laboratory at California University, where he took his PhD before becoming a professor at Princeton. He has held the Henry Semat Chair in Theoretical Physics of the University of New York for thirty years and he is one of the best-known scientific communicators on issues like genetics, nanotechnology and bio-engineering.
Kaku is also a benchmark in predicting the future of technological advances and their effects on society. One example of this is when he claimed that the seawater that feeds nuclear fusion processes will be hundreds of times more powerful than petrol currently is by 2050.
Entrepreneur and technologist. As a businessperson, he was co-founder and CEO of Officenet
Co-founder of and a distinguished fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute (CCI) and the former executive director of its education program.
Professor of History of Economic Thought at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM).
Author and pundit
Director of the London School of Economics (2003-2011), chairman of the Financial Services Authority (1997-2003)