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Jul 25, 2021

​Dean Radin MS PhD is Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Science (IONS), Associated Distinguished Professor of Integral and Transpersonal Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), Honorary Distinguished Professor at the Swami Vivekananda University in Bangalore, India, and chairman of the board for the neurogenetics biotech startup, CognigenicsHis early career track as a concert violinist shifted into science after earning a BSEE degree in electrical engineering (magna cum laude, with honors in physics) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and then an MS in electrical engineering and PhD in psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. For a decade he worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories and later at GTE Laboratories. For nearly four decades now his research has focused on the nature and capacities of consciousness. Before joining the research staff at IONS in 2001, he held appointments at Princeton University, University of Edinburgh, and SRI International, where he worked on a classified program investigating psychic espionage for the US government (now commonly known as StarGate).

He is author or coauthor of over 300 scientific, technical, and popular articles, four dozen book chapters, two technical books, and four popular books including the Scientific and Medical Network's 1997 book award, The Conscious Universe (HarperOne, 1997), Entangled Minds (Simon & Schuster, 2006), the 2014 Silver Nautilus Book Award, Supernormal (Random House, 2013), and Real Magic (Penguin Random House, 2018). Entangled Minds, Supernormal and Real Magic are available as paperback, e-books, and audio books. These books have been translated so far into 15 foreign languages.

His 125+ academic articles can be found in peer-reviewed journals ranging from Foundations of Physics and Physics Essays to Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Psychological Bulletin, Brain and Cognition, Psychology of Consciousness, and many others. He was featured in a New York Times Magazine feature article; and he has appeared on dozens of television programs around the world. His 600+ interviews and talks have included invited presentations at Harvard (medical), Stanford (statistics), Princeton (psychology), Columbia (education), Cambridge (physics, England), Edinburgh (psychology, Scotland), The Sorbonne (parapsychology, Paris), University of Padova (physics, Italy), University of British Columbia (parapsychology, Canada), and University of Allahabad (philosophy, India).

His invited talks for industries have included MerckGoogle, Johnson & Johnson, and Rabobank, and his government talks have included the US National Academy of Sciences, the US Naval War College, US Army Special Operations Command, the US Naval Postgraduate School, DARPA, the Indian Council of Philosophical Research (India), the International Center for Leadership and Governance (Malaysia), and the Australian Davos Connection  (Australia).  In 2017 he was named one of the 100 most inspiring people in the world by the German magazine, OOOM, as of 2021 his filmography on IMDB lists 42 film, TV shows, and documentaries he's appeared in, and in 2021 he was designated a Visionary Leader by The Visioneers International Network.

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