Dr. Michio Kaku - MPSF Speaker Series
Dr. Kaku is one of the most widely recognized figures in science today, a prolific author, and a futurist known for his ability to predict trends affecting business, finance, medicine and our way of life based on the latest scientific research. He regularly captivates television, radio, and social media audiences as one of the most brilliant minds in the world.

Tues 01/16, Weds 01/17, Thurs 01/18, 2024  7:30 PT

Dr. Michio Kaku

Dr. Michio Kaku

Dr. Michio Kaku is one of the most widely recognized figures in science in the world today. He has written five New York Times best sellers, the latest of which is The God Equation: the Quest for the Theory of Everything. He is the science correspondent for CBS This Morning. His weekly science radio show is heard in 100 cities across the country. He has 4.5 million fans on Facebook and almost one million Twitter followers.

Dr. Kaku has hosted numerous science specials and appeared on major television shows and all major news media, and was recently chosen “one of the most influential physicists in the world today” by Academic Influence. He does considerable public speaking on international radio and TV, and has appeared in many widely seen science specials and documentaries. In addition to speaking on over 500 radio stations around the country, he hosts his own national weekly radio program, Science Fantastic, the largest nationally syndicated science radio show commercially broadcast in the United States and perhaps, the world.

A prolific author and thought-leader, Dr. Kaku has written cover articles and op-ed pieces for the Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Time Magazine, Astronomy Magazine, Discover Magazine, London Times, and Daily Telegraph, and is often quoted in leading newspapers and magazines, including Scientific American, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wired Magazine and Fast Magazine.

Dr. Kaku is internationally recognized as an authority in two areas: Einstein’s unified field theory which he is attempting to complete, and the prediction of trends affecting business, medicine, finance, and our way of life based on the latest science research.  He is the co-founder of a major branch of string theory, and his Ph.D. level textbooks are required reading at many of the world’s leading physics laboratories.

All of his books illustrate his interest in trend seeking and the future of humanity, detailing breakthroughs in neuroscience, exploration of the world of the future, and the latest in cosmology, and have won numerous awards and recognition.

Dr. Kaku graduated summa cum laude in physics from Harvard and went on to receive his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. He has taught at City College of the City University of New York, where he holds the Henry Semat Chair in Theoretical Physics, and has also taught at Harvard and Princeton.