Profiles : Fred Alan Wolf, Ph.D. Last Updated: Saturday, 06 September 2008 - 5:45 PM

Fred Alan Wolf, Ph.D.Fred Alan Wolf, Ph.D. works as a physicist, writer, and lecturer. His work in quantum physics and consciousness is well known through his popular and scientific writing.   He is the author of fourteen books and audio book CD’s including his latest works: The Yoga of Time Travel, Dr. Quantum’s Little Book of Big Ideas, the audio CD series Dr. Quantum Presents: A User’s Guide to Your Universe and Dr. Quantum Presents: Meet the Real Creator: You.

Wolf’s inquiring mind has delved into the relationship between human consciousness, psychology, physiology, the mystical, and the spiritual.   His investigations have taken him from intimate discussions with physicist David Bohm to the magical and mysterious jungles of Peru, from master classes with Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman to shamanic journeys on the high deserts of Mexico, from a significant meeting with Werner Heisenberg to the hot coals of a firewalk.

In academia, Dr. Wolf has challenged minds at San Diego State University, the University of Paris, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of London’s Birkbeck College, and many other institutions of higher learning.   Wolf is best known for his contributions through technical papers and popular books, but he is frequently in demand as a lecturer, keynote speaker, and consultant to industry and the media.

Dr. Wolf is well known for his simplification of the new physics and the author of Taking the Quantum Leap which, in 1982, was the recipient of the prestigious National Book Award for Science.

Dr. Wolf lectures, researches, and teaches worldwide.   He is an honored member of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegium of Scholars and has taught courses at the Philosophical Research Society and the Holmes Institute.

He has been interviewed on several radio and television programs including New Dimensions Radio, Western Public Radio, National Public Radio, and many others.   He was the visiting scholar/scientist-in-residence in the Pacific Northwest sponsored by The Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy during the spring season, 1994.   He has spoken numerous times before The Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, The Smithsonian Museum Sightings, The Know Zone, The Thinking Allowed Television Series, and The Malone show. in Washington, DC, and several other prominent organizations and been interviewed on a number of television shows between the years 1995 to the present including

Dr. Wolf is acknowledged to be an expert on the subject of time travel and quantum physics and has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows talking about his ideas to wide ranging audiences including the nationally syndicated PBS series “Closer to Truth.” He has appeared as the resident physicist on the Discovery channel’s show “The Know Zone” and has appeared numerous times on the nationally syndicated night talk radio show “Coast to Coast AM.”   He currently appears in the released (2003) Special Collectors Edition of the Paramount Studio DVD movie “Star Trek IV on Disc 2 “Time Travel: The art of the possible.”   He also appears in the released (2004) full length feature film staring Oscar winner Marlee Matlin, “What The #$*! Do We Know?” and “Down the Rabbit Hole” produced by Lord of the Wind Productions and in the recently released movie “The Secret” produced by Prime Time Productions

He won the National Book Award for his Taking the Quantum Leap and has written many other books and recorded two audio CD’s sets:

1.     Dr. Quantum’s Little Book of Big Ideas

2.    Dr. Quantum Presents: Meet the Real Creator: You (audio CD set)

3.    Dr. Quantum Presents: A User’s Guide to Your Universe (audio CD set)

4.    The Yoga of Time Travel

5.    Matter into Feeling

6.    Mind into Matter:

7.    The Spiritual Universe:

8.    The Dreaming Universe

9.    The Eagle’s Quest

10. Parallel Universes

11. The Body Quantum:

12. Star*Wave

13. Taking The Quantum Leap

14. Space-Time And Beyond

With his appearances in a number of movies during the past two years including What the Bleep do We Know?, Down the Rabbit Hole, and The Secret, a number of forthcoming films including an appearance in a new film about the show Mystère produced by Cirque du Soleil, and by the sheer number of emails he receives daily from viewers, his popularity has grown considerably.

Degrees, Fellowships and Awards

B. S. Engineering Physics, University of Illinois, 1957.
M. S. Applied Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1959.
Ph. D. Theoretical Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1963.
Howard Hughes Master of Science Fellow, Culver City, CA, 19571959.
Honorary Research Fellow, Physics Department, University of London, Birkbeck College, London, England. 1972, 1973, 1974.
The National Book Award Recipient for Best Science Paperback, 1982, for Taking the Quantum Leap: The New Physics for Nonscientists.
Member of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegium of Scholars, 2000.
Faculty University of Philosophical Research 2000-


Present and Past Positions

Member New York Academy of Sciences 1999‑2001
Faculty Holmes Institute. 19982000
Consulting Physicist. 1977
Published Author of several books explaining physics to nonscientists. 1975
Popular Lecturer/Researcher on New Physics and Consciousness. 1977
Member of the Editorial Board, Contemporary Jungian Psychology. 1993
Assessing Editor, Journal of Mind and Behavior. 1993
Associate, Internet Science Education Project 1998
Editorial review Board of The Noetic Journal. 1998
Consultant to Several Corporations. 1981
President, Seminar Leader; Youniverse Seminars, Inc., La Jolla, CA. 19771985.
Visiting Professor, University of Northern Iowa, 1987.
Professor, Department of Physics, San Diego State University, 19711977.
Associate Professor of Physics, San Diego State College, 19681971.
Assistant Professor of Physics, San Diego State College, 19641968.
Staff Physicist at Several Corporations and Government Institutions. 1964- 1968.
Visiting Professor, UNICAMP, University of San Paulo, Campinas, Brazil, 1985.
Associate Professor of Physics, University of Paris, Orsay, France, 19731974.
Visiting Research Fellow, University of London, Birkbeck College, 19731975.
Visiting Professor, Hahn‑Meitner‑Institut fur Kernforschung, Berlin, Germany, 1971.
Visiting Professor, Department of Physical Chemistry, The Hebrew University. of Jerusalem, Israel, 1971.
Visiting Professor, Laboratoire de Physico‑Chimie des Rayonnements, Faculte des Sciences, Orsay, France. 1971.

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