Carl Schleicher, MRU Research and Development Director and specialist in biocybernetics research, has had long experience in the analysis and evaluation of foreign scientific developments. After graduating from the U. S. Naval Academy (B.S. Electrical Engineering) in 1956, he served as a Naval line officer specializing in operations research and linguistics. He received his M.A. in political Economics from the University of Cologne, West Germany, was engaged in advanced study at the Universities of Bonn, West Germany and Lund, Sweden and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Technology of Management at American University. Before joining the staff of SCI, he was an Operations Research Analyst and R&D Engineer at the Marine Corps Development Center in Quantico, Virginia. His most recent work has been the design and development of a management system for assessing R&D projects to determine priorities, and in bionics, biocommunications, and cybernetic software systems. Mr. Schleicher has had considerable management experience as a result of his assignments both in the military and industry, and has also served as a management sciences consultant.
Dr. James C. Aller, a biomedical engineer, graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1942) and served for 20 years as a Naval officer and test pilot specializing in electronic warfare, missiles and flight systems. He received the M.A. and M.E.S. degrees from Harvard University and the D.Sc. degree from George Washington University, where he is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Engineering. He formerly held the chair in Physical Science at the Naval War College, where he was also a member of the Advanced Technology Committee.
Experienced in the design and development of advanced medical systems and computer technology, he is a senior member of the IEEE, a member of the Society for Advanced Medical Systems and Editorial Advisor to Biocharacterist. He has been a consultant to the President's Advisory Council on Management Improvement (Health) and a Fellow in Medical Systems Development (United States Public Health Service).
Christopher Bird is a writer who came into the biocommunications field while researching a biographical study of the late Dr. Wilhelm Reich. After receiving his B.A. in Biology at Harvard University (1951) and a Certificate in Chinese at Yale University (1950) he completed the course work for an M.A. in Anthro-pology at the University of Hawaii (1957). He is currently a candidate for the Ph.D. degree in Russian Area Studies at American University.
After his military service, he became Washington Representative for the Rand Development Corporation of Cleveland, Ohio, whose president, Dr. H. J. Rand, was one of the first to undertake private negotiations with the Soviet Union for the purchase of technical devices and information. Fluent in French and Russian, Mr. Bird has been an editor of the Gallatin Annual of International Business and a correspondent for Time Magazine in Yugoslavia.
Dr. Charles R. Buffler, a research physicist, received his B.S. (1951) from the University of Texas and his M.S. (1956) and Ph.D. (1959) from Harvard University. After conducting experiments in spin wave analysis of ferromagnetic resonance, he went on to study the effects of weak or near-zero magnetic fields on humans and the theoretical aspects of microwave interaction with various materials. He has also experimented on a possible biomagnetic explanation for dowsing and investigated ESP phenomena. Some of this work was in collaboration with Professor Yves Rocard, Director of the Laboratory of Physics at the Ecole Normale Superieure, University of Paris.
A Senior Member of the IEEE, Dr. Buffler has published articles in the Journal of Applied Physics, the American Journal of Physics, and elsewhere.
'Dr. Edwin Boyle, Jr., Director of Research at the Miami Heart Institute, received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina (1943) and his M.D. from the Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, in 1945. After his internship and residency in Philadelphia, North Carolina and Virginia, he held a post- doctoral Fellowship at the National Heart Institute, where he was Senior Clinical Investigator in Metabolism. He is currently a Clinical Voluntary Assistant Professor at the School of Medicine at the University of Miami. He has published or presented over fifty papers on lipids research and cardio-vascular disease. In recent years he has taken up the study of mind-body interaction which has involved laboratory investigation of individuals possessing special sensory abilities. Dr. Boyle is a member of the AAAS, the Aldous Huxley Foundation, the New Horizons Research Foundation and many medical societies.
Dr. John Carstoiu is a mathematical physicist currently engaged in research in biophysics and bionics. He received his B.S. in Mathematics from' the University of Bucharest, Romania, a higher degree in Civil Aeronautical Engineering from the Ecole Superieure de l'Aeronautique in Paris, and his D.Sc. in Mathematics ' from the University of Paris. After his arrival in the United States in 1949 he taught and lectured at Johns Hopkins University, Indiana University, Columbia University and Northeastern University. After joining an electronics company in 1959, he founded his own research corporation. - His recent research has been principally in biophysics and bionics. He has received special recognition for his work in electromagnetic, magnetic and gravitational fields, and in 1965 he was awarded the "Prix des Laboratories" by the French Academy of Sciences.
- Dr. Stanley R. Dean, a clinical psychiatrist, was graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School (cum laude) in 1934 after which he took psychiatric training in four hospitals in New England and New York City. Presently, a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainsville, and Regional Psychiatric Consultant for the Erickson Educational Foundation, Dr. Dean is the Founder and Vice President of the Research in schizophrenia Endowment and co-founder of the Stanley R. Dean International Award for Research in Schizophrenia. Dr. Dean has published over fifty articles, the most recent of which deal with various aspects of metapsychiatry and the ultraconscious. He is a Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists, the American Society for Psychical Research, the American Psychiatric Association, the AAAS, the Royal Society of Medicine (Great Britain) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Skaidrite Maliks Fallah, foreign area analyst, was brought up and completed her high school education in Latvia. She is competent in several European languages. Mrs. Fallah received her B.A. (1960) from Hunter College and her M.A. (1962) from Johns Hopkins University, both in International Relations. She has worked as a member of the U. S. government Foreign Areas Studies Division (FASD), where she was part of a multi-disciplinary team preparing handbooks on Latin America. She later worked as a Senior Research Associate in the Cultural Information Analysis Center, a division of the U. S. Army Research Office-supported Center for Research in Social Systems (CRESS), where she was responsible for research on a broad spectrum of subjects pertaining not only to peoples of Asia but to domestic problems relating to minority groups. One of her papers, published in May 1969 by the Cultural Information Analysis Center (CINFAC) was "Research Notes on Current Activities in Selective Fields of Parapsychology".
Paul E. T. Jensen, engineer and mathematician, holds a B.S. degree in Physics (1947) and a B.B.A. in Marketing (1949) from Tulane University. He pursued further graduate work in mathematics at San Jose State College and in psychology at the University of Virginia. After WWII service in the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps, Mr. Jensen was an industrial representative at the U. S. Army Proving Ground, Fort Huachuca, Arizona and later became manager of R&D publications for the same company. In his previous work he has specialized in the study of new technology develop-ments in the communications-electronics fields of many countries. He has also managed the air defense task of the Army's Electronic Warfare 1975 Study. Recently he has been reviewing East European scientific and technical journals covering research in neurology, psychiatry, biophysics, brain research and related electronic measurement techniques. Currently, he is preparing an article on research methodology in biocommunications and related fields.
Dr. Norman Korobow, psychologist, has had 25 years' experience in psychological research and its computer applications. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the City University of New York (in Psychology and Biology) and his Ph.D. from New York University (in Psychology). Dr. Korobow has been head of an interdisciplinary team working on information control system problems. He has accomplished neuro --psychiatric research in stress and personality, chemotherapy and personality and developed methods for assessing military personnel for training in advanced electronic techniques. Mr. Korobow has taught courses in general, personnel, experimental and industrial psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association.
Richard B. La Tondre, advanced sensor technology engineer, has attended Jackson College, Honolulu, Long Beach State College and George Washington University. He studied Chinese at the U. S. Army Language School in Monterey, California, and Data Processing at an advanced government technical center. He has worked at the Advanced Requirements Branch of the Marine Corps Development Center in Quantico, Virginia and at other defense-related agencies. Presently employed as a project engineer on an advanced electromagnetic assessment study being conducted by the U. S. government, he is primarily responsible for planning and implementing the advanced sensor analysis effort. He has been an electronics consultant in private industry for such state-of-the- art firms as Triangle Research Corporation; Dideen, the Associated Designers, Inc., and the Techtran Corporation.
John E. Laurance, astro- and biophysicist and engineer, has wide training in nuclear physics, electronics, physical chemistry, engineering and medical sciences. Mr. Laurance received his B.S. at Whittier College, his M.S. at the University of Southern California and did graduate work at the University of California. He has conducted many research projects in these fields and has carried his knowledge into the development of electronic sensor systems relating to the paranormal. One of the pioneers in space research, Mr. Laurance served on advisory committees of. NASA and worked as space program manager for several corporations. He has also served as acting chief scientist for the Office of Naval Research. In 1968, he helped to organize Life Energies Research, Inc., a non-profit institution for the investigation of human-energy systems and currently serves as a member of its Board of Directors and on its Research Committee. Addition-ally, he has made several trips to Brazil to study paranormal medical healing. Mr. Laurance is listed in various professional directories including American Men of Science and Who's Who in the East.
Dr. Andrei Lobanov-Rostovsky is a retired professor of history who has spent a lifetime avocationally studying Hindu philosophy as it relates to parapsychology and human betterment. He received his doctorate from the Institut des Sciences Politiques in Paris. After ten years as a correspondent for Baring Brothers in London, he taught European, Russian and Far Eastern history at UCLA and the University of Michigan. Author of over 40 books and articles in his specialty, Professor Lobanov- Rostovsky continues to teach at colleges in Florida and to give lectures through-out the U. S. in the fields of ancient philosophies, transcendental meditation, and parapsychology. A Russian by birth, he commands several foreign languages.
Arthur Marcus, research psychologist, received his M.S. degree in experimental psychology and has completed course requirements for the Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts. He has had thirteen years' experience in human factors analysis,developing training programs, and field consulting for both government and industry. He has designed many tests for the evaluation of human potential in a variety of settings and has participated in various projects relating to the design, development and evaluation of information systems. Mr. Marcus has coordinated and directed experiments in human performance including the experimental design and preparation of apparatus and procedures, collection and analysis of data and interpretation of results both with regard to their theoretical and to their practical implications.
Dr. E. Stanton Maxey is a general medical surgeon practicing in Stuart, Florida. He received his B.S. from Wake Forest College (1946) and his medical degree from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine (1950). After interning at the University of Pennsylvania, he completed his surgical residency at the C&O Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia (1951-55). He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Maxey, in addition to his surgical career, is licensed as a commercial pilot and flight instructor and has taken out, or is applying for, patents on inventions in electronics and aviation. He has conducted extensive research into the human unconscious and dreams correlating his findings with the effects of such exterior influences as electromagnetic fields, barometric changes and the positions of the moon and planets.
H. Scott McCann, a technical writer and broadcast engineer, holds a B.S. degree in English from Loyola College where he is also pursuing a master's degree in psychology. He has ten years' experience in writing and editing mechanical manuals and has worked in testing half lattice crystal filters and travelling wave tube amplifier systems. As a technician for ITT Research Institute, he worked with their Electromagnetic Compatibility Analysis Center. Recently he has worked with TV station WETA in Washington, D. C. as the engineer responsible for operation and maintenance of equipment, conduct of air operations and network switching. He previously was a technical editor with Operations Research, Inc. and the Tate Technical Service.
Dr. Stefan T. Possony, a specialist in international affairs and in psychological strategies, came to the United States after serving as an Advisor to the French Air Ministry and the French Foreign Office in the early stages of WWII. He then worked as a Technical Consultant for the U. S. Navy and was a Special Advisor to the U. S. Air Force. In 1961 Dr. Possony became Director of the International Political Studies Program at the Hoover Institution on War Revolution and Peace where he is currently a Senior Fellow. He has been a visiting professor at universities in Asia and Europe. His doctorate is from the University of Vienna.
Dr. Milan Ryzl is an international authority in biocommunications and para-psychology. Educated in Czechoslovakia, he was elected a member of the -Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. After arriving in the United States in 1967, -he worked with Dr. J. B. Rhine at the Institute of Parapsychology in Durham, North Carolina, where he carried on original research pertaining to the influence of hypnosis on ESP. After teaching at San Diego State College, he became a professor of para-psychology at San Jose State University. His Parapsychology: A Scientific Approach, Hawthorn, 1970, is a landmark in the field, presenting indisputable and thoroughly documented evidence that psychic phenomena exist and can be studied under laboratory-controlled conditions.
Paul Sauvin, electromechanical engineer and inventor, is also qualified as a broadcast engineer and pilot. He has worked in bionics and conducted research in engineering systems of an electronic, biometric, or bioluminescent nature. After 13 years in the aerospace industry, he became affiliated with the National Institute for Rehabilitation Engineering at St. Joseph's Hospital, Paterson, New Jersey, which designs, builds and dispenses all types of rehabilitation equipment and prosthetic devices for the severely disabled. Currently, he is carrying out independent research into advanced medical applications specializing in the detection and analysis of "life energy" emissions, inclusive of electro-optical/electro-magnetic radiation given off by living organisms.
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