2/16,2/19,2/20,2/23 Meet Dr. Carlos Castro Perelman, St. Barbara/CA

Dr. Carlos Castro Perelman of the Ronin Institute Mountclair, NJ will visit ICU from 12-27 of February 2024 and contribute to a diverse number of events. His visit is financially supported by JICUF. We want to invite you to participate in the following events.They are all open to participants from within and outside of ICU. No registration is needed, everything is free of charge. Short biographic information of the speaker can be found below.

Natural Science Forum
Relativity, Gravitation and Black Holes
Fr. 2/16, 12:40-13:50, T136 ICU Troyer Hall

Lunchtime event for all who want to study in California
Life in St. Barbara
Mo. 2/19, 12:40-13:50, H172 ICU University Hall

Book Reading
Against the Tide: A Critical Review by Scientists of How Physics and Astronomy Get Done
Mo. 2/19, 5:00-7:00pm, 2F ICU Alumni House

International Career in Science, Role of Science in Society, Conflicts with Society, Fairness, Openness, Diversity in Science
Tu. 2/20, 3:10-4:20pm, T249 ICU Troyer Hall

Scientific Seminar
A Novel Derivation of Black Hole Entropy in all Dimensions from truly Point Mass Sources
Fr. 2/23, 11:30am-12:40pm, T136 ICU Troyer Hall

About the speaker: Dr. Carlos Castro Perelman has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas, May, 1991 with Prof. Yuval Ne’eman as advisor. He is a research fellow of the Ronin Institute in Montclair, NJ 07043, USA. Since many years he lives and works in St. Barbara/California, where he often hosts Students from Japan who study English in St. Barbara. He also has experience as a Mathematics and Physics Instructor for UCSB and SBCC students. He is fluent in both Spanish and English. His research is on the Extended Relativity Theory in Clifford spaces developed by himself; Gravity, Strings and Membranes; Grand-Unification; Fractals, Quantum Field Theory, Mathematical Physics, Noncommutative Geometry and Number Theory. Dr. Castro is an undergraduate of MIT with a BS in Physics under the supervision of Prof. Phillip Morrison (who was a student of Robert Oppenheimer). He has also been a visiting scientist at the Quantum Gravity Research Los Angeles in the past decade. He published over 200 scientific papers.

Author: Eckhard Hitzer, hitzer@icu.ac.jp