Elizabeth Rauscher, PhD.
- Ph.D. and M.S. in Astrophysics, Nuclear Physics and engineering, B.S. Physics and Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley.
- Nuclear scientist and astrophysicist and researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) (1962-1979).
- Navy grants through University of California, Berkeley (1970-1974) and through Tecnic Research Laboratories (1983, 1990-1991).
- Researcher at Stanford Research Institute (SRI International) Radio Physics Laboratory (1974-1978), concurrent position
- Founder and Chairman of the Fundamental Fysiks Group (FFG) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) (1975-1978).
Staff Researcher, Theory Group, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) (1966-1969).
- Professor of Physics and General Science at John F. Kennedy University of California (1978-1984).
- Research Consultant to NASA (1983-1985), and Stanford SLAC (1971-1972).
- Co-founded and Chaired the International Tesla Society with the IEEE (1984), Organization is still active.
- Professor and graduate student teacher and advisor, Department of Physics at the University of Nevada, Reno (1990-1996).
- Member of APS, IEEE, AAAS, MAA, ANA, AAMI.
- Served on Congressional OTA Advisory Committee (1970-1980).
- Delegate and advisor to the United Nations (1979, 1989, 2002).
- President of Tecnic Research Laboratories (TRL), San Leandro, CA (1979-1989), partner Tecnic Research Laboratory of Apache Junction, AZ (1997-2004) and sole proprietor (2005-present).
- Stanford University Grant in astrophysics (1997-2000), and Event Horizons (1999-2008).
- President and board of directors of six non-profit 501(c)3 Organizations. Currently President of Electromagnetic Signal Laboratory of Arizona (2003-2005).
- Rauscher Research and Development LLC, Partnership with Mark J. Busier (2007 – present).
- Research Director of RVB Plasma Motors with A. T. Murray, M. J. Busier, and A. Nogues (2018 – Present).
- Collaborator with the Academic for Future Science, USA, United Nations NGO (2010- Present).
- Consulting research and invited lectures in U.S., England, France, Spain, Greece, Hungary, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Korea, Japan, China, India, Africa, Bermuda, Singapore, Iceland, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and Brazil.
- Author of 306 scientific papers and 6 books, and 5 U.S. patents and one European patent.
- Co-inventor with W.L. Van Bise of Non-Superconducting High Sensitivity Magnetic Field Detector; External Magnetic Pacemaker and Pulsed Magnetic Pain Control System (issued patents in the U.S. and Europe).
- Inventor of Advanced Methods to Treat Pain, Inflammation, Osteoporosis and Enhance Biological Functions.
- Main field of research: Nuclear and Atomic Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmological Models, Plasma Physics, Biomedical Engineering and Geophysics Monitoring and Data Analysis.
- Has received numerous awards and grants and is listed in eleven Who’s Who, including Marquis’ Who’s Who, and Men and Women in Science and Technology.
Qualifications for Directorship, Administration, Research and Teaching
A. Academic Research
Dr. Elizabeth A. Rauscher was associated with the University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) from 1964 until 1979, first as a graduate student and then as a research staff member. From 1964 until 1966 she was with the theoretical nuclear science division and from 1966-1969, with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Theoretical Nuclear, Plasma and Astrophysical Program. From 1969 until 1974 she was associated with the theoretical particle physics group and from 1974 until 1977 she was associated with the Nuclear Science Theoretical and experimental Bevatron accelerator program from 1977 until 1979 she was on staff with the Nuclear Physics G.T. Seaborg research group.
Dr. Rauscher held concurrent invited positions at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) from 1971 to 1972 and was a consultant of the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) Radio Physics Laboratory 1974-1977 in theoretical relativistic physics. She also held a Navy grant from 1970-1974 through U.C. Berkeley and also she held an Air Force consulting position in 1979 an antennae theory and in 1979 and 1989, she was a delegate to the United Nations on long term energy sources and environmental issues. As a consultant and adjunct professor at the University of Nevada, she conducted theoretical research and advised experimental programs on fast light ion-atom collisions, primarily helium to calculate high resolution extreme ultraviolet (EUV) emission cross sections 1990-1995 in which she worked with faculty and graduate students in completing their graduate programs. From 1997-1999 she conducted research on generalized quantum theory and relativistic invariance under a Stanford Engineering department research grant, W. Tiller, P.I (Previous department Chairman of the Stanford University Department of Engineering).
B. Program Development, Administration and Committees
Administrative experience, program and group leadership and committee activities are listed. These projects involved the knowledge and ability to coordinate, integrate, organize and deal with interpersonal relationships of administrators, faculty, students and employees, as well as budgetary programs. Also utilized was the ability to present information in written, graphical and oral presentation form.
Dr. Rauscher served on the academic oversight committee on women in academia at UCB (1969-1971), was on the Radiation Safety Committee (1972) at LBNL, set up successful training and advancement programs for LBNL employees (1969-1973), organized and chaired coordinating and review committee for minority students and employee programs for recruitment and training at UCB and LBNL (1970 -1973) and met on a regular basis with LBNL Directors Edwin McMillan and later with Andrew Sessler on laboratory policy issues, organized and chaired the Fundamental Fysiks group at LBNL (1975-1978) in which over forty physicists, biophysicists and sociologists participated, directed solar physics research program at LLNL (1966-1967), vice president academic senate at JFK University (1980-1982), elected president of the PRG psychology and interdisciplinary nonprofit program in San Francisco, CA (1980-1986), board of directs MIT habitat research program, conducted in Santa Barbara, CA (1975-1978), organized new section of the IEEE, Tesla Centennial (1984), elected president of the N.W. Center for the study of Non-Ionizing Radiation (1991-1993), delegate and adviser to the United Nations (1979, 1989) as previous stated, President and Research Director of Tecnic Research Laboratories of California (1979-1988) which held NASA, Navy, Air Force and academic and industrial consulting contracts and also DOE, DOD and private industry grants, vice president Magtek laboratories, Inc. of Nevada conducting biomedical and bioengineering research and conducting FDA studies (1988-1993), advised Reno City Planning Commission (1992) and partner Tecnic Research Laboratory of Arizona (1998-present).
Dr. Rauscher has given invited talks and chaired technical meeting sections as well as conducted consulting projects internationally in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, Brazil, England, France, Spain, Hungary, India, North Africa, Korea, China, Japan, Greece, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands and Iceland. She has published over 300 papers, talks, books, book chapters, patents, and has participated in extensive public lecturing, television, and radio interviews on science topics, science and society and the sociology and history of science.
C. Government and Industrial Positions
In 1979, she started her own company, Tecnic Research Laboratories (TRL) of California which held a number of government and private industrial grants and contracts. She held a Navy contract in 1983, 1990, 1991 on ionospheric studies and from 1983 until 1985, she had a NASA space shuttle project contract under TRL to increase the integrity of welds under plasma are welding. Also she had, under TRL, a contract with Primary Energy Technology on quantum effects in semiconductors from 1980 to 1982 as well as a number of other contracts and grants under TRL, the Navy and NASA projects were conducted with Dr. William Van Bise.
Dr. Rauscher held a number of other consulting positions in private industry, such as DuPont Control Corporation, Los Angeles, renewable energy systems, 1979, Primary Energy Technology, LA, solid state quantum electronics (1980-1982), Bioelectronic Corp., LA, high temperature superconductors, 1981-1982, Technion Corp, New York, quantum electronics, 1977, Assentia Research Associates, Amherst, Wisconsin, plasma gas discharges (1977-1981).
Dr. Rauscher and William Van Bise, D.Sc. developed a sensitive non-superconducting magnetic field detector, rivaling the sensitivity of the “SQUID”, about 10 -11 Gauss, which is patented. They have conducted over twenty years of extensive research on low frequency, low intensity magnetic field measurements and theoretical model development.
Dr. Van Bise and Dr. Rauscher coinvented and developed devices and procedures to normalize cardiac functioning and reduce pain utilizing pulsed magnetic fields. She conducted detailed data analysis and developed the detailed mathematical models for these patented inventions and protocols for clinical studies.
D. Teaching Positions and Classes Taught
Dr. Rauscher has taught lower and upper division mechanics, graduate course in classical mechanics and general relativity and a seminar series in astrophysics, undergraduate electromagnetism, lower division mathematics and undergraduate laboratories, and upper division and graduate thermodynamics at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB), 1964, 1971-1974. She also proposed, developed and taught a course in scientific method and the philosophy and history of science at UCB 1971 and 1973 and by invitation at Stanford 1972 and also by invitation and also at J.F. Kennedy University, CA, 1978 through 1984. Dr. Rauscher conceived, started and chaired the Fundamental Fysiks seminar group at LBNL on the foundations of quantum mechanics and Bells theorem from 1974 to 1977. She supervised Ph.D. students, M.S. students and numerous undergraduate students on special projects at UCB, JFK University and University of Nevada, NV, UNR. She received excellent recommendations from faculty and students and many research papers and several books resulted from the Fundamental Fysiks Group.
E. Thesis Topics
- M.S. Thesis, “Effects of Collective Excited States on Alpha Particle Barrier Penetrability”, University of California, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UCRL-11875, 1965.
- Ph.D. Thesis, Coupled Channel Alpha Decay Theory for Even and Odd-Mass Light and Heavy Nuclei”, University of California, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, LBL-7194, 1978. Thesis advisor Glenn T. Seaborg (three Nobel prize winners on thesis committee).
F. Books and Manuals
- E.A. Rauscher, A Unifying Theory of Fundamental Processes: Nucleo-Abundances and Cosmological Models, University of California LBNL Press, UCRL-20808, 1971.
- E.A. Rauscher, The Philosophy of Science, History and Methodology of Scientific Research and Technological Application, Science and Society, textbook syllabus and courses taught at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford and J.F. Kennedy University, University Press, 1971.
- The Iceland Papers: Frontiers of Physics, Coeditor and contributor, forewords by B.D. Josephson and E.A. Rauscher, Assentia Research Associates, Amherst, Wisconsin 54406, 1979, 1995.
- E.A. Rauscher, A Short Course in Algebra with an Introduction to Trigonometry, Syllabus for LLNL Course 1966, TNC-17 (UCID), 1966.
- AIP Encyclopedia of Applied Physics with co-authors,Molecular and Atomic Collision Process with Ion Beams UNR, Volume 10, pp. 437-470, November 1994.
- R.L Amoroso and E.A. Rauscher, The Holographic Anthropic Multiverse, Formalizing the Complex geometry of Reality, World Scientific, 2009.
- E.A. Rauscher and R. Amoroso, Orbiting the Moons of Pluto: Solving Einstein’s, Maxwell’s, the Schrodinger and Dirac Equations in Complex Space, World Scientific, Singapore 2011.
- E.A. Rauscher, J.J. Hurtak and D.E. Hurtak, Mind Dynamics in Space and Time: A physicists exploration of the Nature and properties of consciousness, AFFS Press, Los Gatos, California, 2017.
- E.A. Rauscher and W. Van Bise, Non-Superconducting Apparatus for Detecting Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields, U.S. Patent Number 4,724,390, issued February 9, 1988.
- E.A. Rauscher and W. Van Bise, External Magnetic Field Impulse Pacemaker, Non Invasive Method and Apparatus for Modulating Brain Signals through External Magnetic or Electric Field to Pace the Heart and Reduce Pain, U.S. Patent Number 4,723,536, issued February 9, 1988.
- E.A. Rauscher and W. Van Bise, Non-invasive Method and Apparatus for Modulating Brain Signals through an External Magnetic or Electric Field to Reduce Pain, U.S. Patent number 4,889,526, issued December 26, 1989.
- E.A. Rauscher and W. Van Bise, Apparatus for Modulating Brain Signals through an External Magnetic Field to Reduce Pain, European Patent Number 0,223,354, granted September 1, 1993.
- E.A. Rauscher, Methods and Devices for Measurement and Treatment of Pain and the Treatment of Inflammation and Osteoporosis, US Patent 8,062,229 B2, issued November 22, 2011.
- E.A. Rauscher, Enchantment of Biologic Functioning by the use of Electromagnetic and Magnetic Fields, issued US Patent 9,737,725 B2, August 22, 2017.
H. Memberships in Professional Organizations
American Physical Society, The Mathematical Society of America, The American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Nuclear Society, Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers, International Society for the Study of Energy Medicine, American Associates of Medical Instruments and American Association of Mathematics.
I. Honorary Membership and Recognition
Marquis Who’s Who of Men and Women in Science, Golden State Who’s Who in the West, Who’s Who in California, Who’s Who in Technology Today, Leading Consultants in Technology, Who’s Who Historical Society, Men of Achievement, Community Leaders of America, Who’s Who of American Inventors, World Leadership Award (England), Outstanding Teachers Award, Award for Significant Research Joint ABC/USA, DOE top ten women in USA in science award, USPA Leaders of America Life Time Membership Award, Iota Sigma Pi fellow, Delta Delta Delta scholarships at UCB. She graduated with Honors and presidential Commendation for service to the University of California, Berkeley.
J. Honors Received
- Archive of twelve feet of shelve space of my papers at the University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library Berkeley, 2013.
- A book on the Fundamental Fysiks Group, Author D. Kaiser, How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival, W.W. Norton and Co., 2011.
- Lifetime Achievement Award for the Study of the Foundations of Quantum Theory and Conscious Observer Presented by the ISSSEEM Medical Group, Colorado 2007.
- The Advanced Institute of Noetic Sciences medal and award for Frontier Sciences in Brain Research, 2005.
- The Albert Einstein ARE acknowledgment for the most outstanding woman in science, 2004.
- Invited Speaker, American Physical Society, Accelerator Conference, November 1992, awards for Contributions to Atomic Physics.
- Invited Speaker at the Special Ceremonial, 50th Anniversary of the isolation of Plutonium, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, November 1991.
- ABC/USA Award for Contributions to Theoretical Scientific Knowledge, 1991.
- Rosebridge Graduate School of Psychology Certificate of Contribution to Scientific Knowledge in Medical Science and Education (1988-1990).
- CSPS Hall of Fame Award by the California Society for Psychical Studies for Outstanding Research in Bioelectromagnetism, The Foundations of Quantum Theory, and Contributions to Humanity, 1990.
- USPA for the USA Man of the Year Award for Fundamental Contributions to Science, particularly Electromagnetic Theory, 1989.
- The Golden State Award in Recognition of Outstanding Professional Achievement in the Sciences, Superior Leadership in Education and Exceptional Services to the Success of the state of California, 1988.
- For Contributions to Fundamental Knowledge in History, Who’s Who in History of the Western United States, 1985.
- Received the Medal of Honor for contributions in Unity of the Sciences, Seoul Korea, November 13, 1981.
- Award for Outstanding Contribution to Astronomy and Astrophysics, American Astronomical Society Meeting, Lawrence Hall of Science, 1978.
- Certificate of Merit in Outstanding National Work in Photography, First Place Winner Award “The Farm” N4C Interclub Competition in Amateur Photography, July 1972.
- Graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with Honors, California with Presidential Commendation for Service to the University of California, Berkeley, 1962.
- Iota Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity, 1962.
- Tower and Flame Honor Society, 1962.
- Delta Delta Delta Scholarship, 1958.
K. Grants, Research Projects
- U.S. Navy Grants – Engineering and Space Sciences contract no. NONR-222(87), University of California, Berkeley, CA 96720, 1971 – 1974, GV-25957 ONR Navy Grant Prof. P. Lieber, (Principle Investigator) P.I. and Contract Monitor, E.A. Rauscher, 2nd P.I. – Engineering Office of Research. Research Topic: Formulation of geometrical constraints applied to Einstein’s field equation’s and quantum gravity in cosmogenesis and cosmological, space-time curvature and Hubble’s constant calculation using nucleosynthesis data.
- SRI (Stanford Research Institute) International, Radio Physics Laboratory 1975-1977, E024-F1856 Navy Grant with R. Targ, PI, EA. Rauscher, Ph.D., P.I. and director of research on the theoretical formulation of complex Minkowski space, M4 and nonlocality
- Psychology Foundation, Inc. New York, NY 10010, E.A. Rauscher, P.I. – Principle Investigator, WVC – 2V2 (25056) R.R. Coley Administrator 1976, 1977, 1981, Study of fields and remote sensing systems.
- Holms Foundation of the Los Angeles Health Institute (501-c3), 1979, 1980, QC – 4128 carried through San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA Study of field effects on bacteria motility and growth, E.A. Rauscher, Ph.D. P.I. and B. Rubik, P.I.
- Primary Energy Technologies Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045, 1980, 1981, 1982, J. Reynolds, contract monitor E.A. Rauscher, P.I., PSRL-3107 AND PSRL-8524, Formulation and application of soliton and nonlinear coherent phenomena to plasma MHD and superconductivity – BCS for possible sources, storage and transmission of power in free space and matter.
- R.M. Banks and associates of California PSRL-6402 and UCB-LBNL contract W-7405-Eng 48, 1983-1984, Coherent Martensitic phase transitions in shape memory allays, work functions and other coherence matter phenomena, R.M. Banks and Dr. McMillian contract monitors and E.A. Rauscher, P.I.
- Martin Marietta now Lockheed Martin, NASA grant AS3-756244, 1983 – 1985, contract monitor J.B. Beal, E.A. Rauscher, P.I, and W.L. Van Bise, researcher, Theoretical and experimental and main hydrogen – oxygen tank aluminum 2219-187 Welment and pulsed field designs
- Naval Surface Weapons Center, White Oak, 70-126, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 1982, R34-2-0176 contract monitor E. Byrd, E.A. Rauscher, P.I. and W.L. Van Bise, P.I. Solving Maxwell’s equations in complex dimensional space having soliton solutions for nonlinear phenomena and the study of electromagnetic field phenomena.
- Washington Research Center, San Francisco, CA 501-c3 for the Buck Foundation, 1988, H. Dakin, contract monitor, E.A. Rauscher, P.I. and W.L. Van Bise, researcher, PSRL-60788 Man Machine Systems Division TRL Laboratory, Nonlinear analysis of complex machine mode operations and external influences to their operations.
- Olive Garvy Foundation for Health, Topeka, KS 1992, contract monitor Dr. Hugh Reordin, Dr. E.A. Rauscher, Ph.D., P.I. complementary, less invasive medicine, FDA studies and theoretical analysis.
- Naval Ocean Systems Command, San Diego, CA 92152 1992-1993, Dr. W. Bruner, N66001-91-M-2621 contract monitor, E.A. Rauscher, P.I. and W.L. Van Bise, P.I. Data acquisition and analysis of ionospheric resonance phenomena from natural and man made sources with multistation deployed ground space stations.
- Stanford University, Stanford California and Ditron, LLC of Excelsior, MN 55331, #41-1862841 dates 1997-2000, Theoretical finite discrete and infinitesimal group generators and their algebras: theoretical analysis and comparison to experimental data.
- Event Horizon / The Resonance Project Foundation 501c3, Holualoa, HI 1999 – 2008, Astrophysics and Cosmological models.
L. Additional Activities
Dr. Rauscher taught skin and scuba diving (1966-1971) and has dove extensively in California, Hawaii and Bermuda, also climbing and spelunking, climbed Half Dome in Yosemite (1964), Piloted Cessnas 150’s and 175’s (1966-1981), crew on a 24 ft Electra sail boat (1966-1975), prize winning photographer (1964-1978), writing poetry (from the age of 13 on) and made numerus paintings and ink sketches (from childhood on). Built 6 telescopes from age 9-13 years old. Interviewed numerous times on television and radio in the U.S. and other countries on her research, and science education.