PLENARY SPEAKER

 

SIR ROGER PENROSE

Mathematical Institute

University of Oxford

Sir Roger Penrose, esteemed British physicist, mathematician and author for his work on general relativity, cosmology, and consciousness.  Penrose shared the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics with Stephen Hawking for their contribution  to our understanding of the universe.  His 1989 book, “The Emperor’s New Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness” helped launch modern consciousness studies.