Marc Newkirk, Scientist and Innovator
Marc Newkirk has spent five decades at the forefront of scientific discovery and technological innovation. Educated as a materials engineer at Brown University, he is a prolific inventor, named on more than a hundred U.S. and nine hundred foreign issued patents. He has founded or co-founded half a dozen businesses in the field of advanced materials based upon those innovations, and led the creation of unique technologies for destressing people and raising individual consciousness. The resulting endeavors have spanned wide technical disciplines, and included aerospace, defense, electronics, automotive, semiconductor manufacturing, and human re-empowerment enterprises. He has been a recipient of medals awarded by Brown University and The Franklin Institute, the Application to Practice Award of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, and the Real Advances in Materials Award of the National Association for Science, Technology and Society. He was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering in 1997. In 2009 he led the establishment of Lightfield Foundation, a human re-empowerment enterprise based upon cutting edge discoveries in hyperdimensional physics and fundamental causality.