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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 research grant.
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
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 Physics group at LBNL (1974-1977) 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 (1984-1988), 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, Brazil, England, France, Spain, India, North Africa, Korea,
Japan, Singapore and Iceland. She has published over 200 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
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 Physics 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 Physics Group.
E. Thesis Topics
1. M.S. Thesis, “Effects of Collective Excited States on Alpha Particle
Barrier Penetrability,” University of California, Lawrence Berkeley National
Laboratory, UCRL-11875, 1965.
2. 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
1. A Unifying Theory of Fundamental Processes: Nucleo-Abundances and
Cosmological Models, University of California LBNL Press, UCRL-20808, 1971.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. A Short Course in Algebra with an Introduction to Trigonometry, Syllabus
for LLNL Course 1966, TNC-17 (UCID), 1966.
5. AIP Encyclopedia of Applied Physics with co-authors, Molecular and Atomic
Collision Process with Ion Beams UNR, Volume 10, pp. 437-470, November 1994.
G. Holder of Four Patents
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. E.A. Rauscher and W. Van Bise, Apparatus for Modulating Brain Signals
through an External Magnetic Field to Reduce Pain European Patent Number
0223354, granted September 1, 1993.
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. Honory 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
1. Lifetime Achievement Award for the Study of the Foundations of Quantum
Theory and Conscious Observer Presented by the ISSSEEM Medical Group, Colorado
2. USPA for the USA Man of the Year Award for Fundamental Contributions to
Science, particularly Electromagnetic Theory, 1989.
3. Rosebridge Graduate School of Psychology Certificate of Contribution to
Scientific Knowledge in Medical Science and Education (1988-1990).
4. ABC/USA Award for contributions to Theoretical Scientific Knowledge, 1991.
5. For Contributions to Fundamental Knowledge in History, Who’s Who in History
of the Western United States, 1985.
6. 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.
7. Invited Speaker at the Special Ceremonial, 50th Anniversary of the
isolation of Plutonium, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, November, 1991.
8. Invited Speaker, American Physical Society, Accelerator Conference,
November 1992, Awards in Contribution to Atomic Physics.
9. Award for Outstanding Contribution to Astronomy and Astrophysics, American
Astronomical Society Meeting, Lawrence Hall of Science, 1978.
10. 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.
11. Received the Medal of Honor for contributions in Unity of the Sciences,
Seoul Korea, November 13, 1981.
12. The advanced Institute of Noetic Sciences award for Frontier Sciences
award for 2005.
13. The Albert Einstein ARE acknowledgment for the most outstanding woman in
14. Graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, California with
presidential Commendation for Service to the University of California, Berkeley,
15. Certificate of Merit in Outstanding Work in Photography, First Place Winner
Award “The Farm” N4C Interclub Competition in Amateur Photography, July 1992.
16. Iota Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity, 1962.
17. Delta Delta Delta Scholarship, 1958.
18. Tower and Flame honor Society, 1962.
K. Additional Activities
Dr. Rauscher taught skin and scuba diving (1966-1971) and 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) and is also a
prize winning photographer (1964-1978). Interviewed numerous times on television
and radio in the U.S. and other countries on her research, and science