Ronald L. Mallett received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in physics from the Pennsylvania State University. He worked for United Technologies from 1973-5, and in 1975 joined the physics faculty at the University of Connecticut in Storrs where he is currently Research Professor of Physics.
Prof. Mallett has published numerous papers on black holes and cosmology in professional journals. His breakthrough research on time travel has been featured extensively in the media around the world, including print media such as the New Scientist, the Boston Globe, Rolling Stone magazine, The Wall Street Journal and broadcast media such as NPR’s This American Life, Austria’s Science Busters, the History Channel, the National Geographic Channel, the Science Channel, and CNN. Prof. Mallett has also appeared in a feature-length documentary “How to Build a Time Machine” which won Best Documentary at the 2017 New York City Sci-Fi Film Festival.