Advisory Board

Professor Lester Ingber

Lester Ingber, Ph.D. has published over 100 papers and books in theoretical physics, neuroscience, finance, optimization, combat analysis, karate, and education. As CEO of Physical Studies Institute LLC (PSI) in Hillsboro OR he develops and consults on projects.
Lester earned his diploma from Brooklyn Technical High School in 1958, his B.S. in physics from Caltech in 1962, and his Ph.D. in theoretical nuclear physics from UC San Diego in 1967 while studying at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen and consulting at RAND in Santa Monica CA.
He has held positions in academia, government, and industry: National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley and UC Los Angeles; Assistant Professor in physics at SUNY at Stony Brook; Research Physicist in the Physics department and in the Institute for Pure and Applied Physical Sciences at UC San Diego; Research Associate at UC San Diego in the Music department; and was twice Senior Research Associate of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences; Professor of Physics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey CA and the US Army Concepts Analysis Agency in Bethesda MD.
Lester was Research Professor of Mathematics at The George Washington University in DC; Director of Research and Development at trading firm DRW Trading in Chicago IL and hedge fund DUNN Capital Management in Stuart FL; Editor-in-Chief at Research Publisher for the Current Progress Journal (timely topics in science), Graduate Journal of Research, and the Undergraduate Journal of Research, and associated e-conferences for these three journals.
His work includes being Partner in Pion Capital, a hedge-fund partnership of Caltech alumni; Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Applied Mathematics, Computational Science and Systems Engineering; and PI of supercomputer physics projects at and
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