Christopher Altman

ARC Future Fellow PhD Scholar in Quantum Technology, University of Technology Sydney.
Cofounder & Chief Scientist, SolarCoin. NASA-trained Commercial Astronaut.

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Professional Background

ARC Future Fellowship PhD Scholar in Quantum Technology at Australian Research Council
International Research Scholar at University of Technology Sydney
Ambassador Extraordinary at Large for Peace, Human Rights Space & Next-Generation Technologies
Special Envoy to the United Nations and the European Union at 
International Human Rights Organization
Scientific Advisory Board at
Overview Institute
Scientific Advisory Board at Planetary Human
Cofounder & Chief Scientist at SolarCoin renewable energy currency
Cofounder & Chief Scientist at ElectriCChain
NASA-trained Commercial Astronaut at Association of Spaceflight Professionals
Director of the Board, Chief Science Officer, Flight Member at Association of Spaceflight Professionals
Director of the Board at Tau Zero Interstellar Foundation
International Candidate for Director General of Science, Technology and Innovation at Queensland Government
Senior Research Scientist at Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems
Faculty of Applied Physics, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University of Technology
Quantum Technology Analyst, Quantum Information Science and Technology Project at
Asian Technology Information Program
Chairman, First Committee on Disarmament and International Security, UNISCA
Research Scientist at Starlab

Links

Social LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook | Flickr | About.me | Academia.edu | Research Gate | AngelList | Crunchbase | CoFoundersLab | 100 Mentors

ProjectsNASA-trained Commercial Astronaut Association of Spaceflight Professionals | Cofounder and Chief Scientist SolarCoin Foundation | Cofounder and Chief Scientist ElectriCChain Leadership | Astronaut Development and Deployment of a Next-Generation Secure Space Communications Network | Bookmarks

Advisory – Overview Institute | Planetary Human | Lifeboat Foundation | Ambassador Extraordinary at Large for Peace, Human Rights, Space and Next-Generation Technologies | Special Envoy to the United Nations and the European Union | Expert Workshop on the Future of the Global Energy System

Press and AwardsAstronaut scientists for hire open new research frontier in space | RSA Information Security Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Policy | Guinness Book of World Records | Global Leadership Forum · Featured Alumni | NASA vs. the free market · Which is better for American space dominance? | Astronauts for Hire Announces Selection of New Flight Members | Discover Magazine · Cover Story: Is Quantum Mechanics Controlling Your Thoughts? | We created the first node on ElectriCChain, the “Energy Internet” | Quantum Pontiff pontificates Quantum Astronaut | How to be an Astronaut or a Rhodes Scholar | NASA-trained Commercial Astronaut visits The American School in Japan and the Laurus International School of Science

Books – Featured in !nnovation, with Vint Cerf, “Father of the Internet,” Flat World Navigation: Collaboration and Networking in the Global Digital Economy | Astronauts For HireThe World’s First Commercial Astronaut Corps

Speeches Keynote on the Future of Space Exploration, broadcast live to 108 cities around the world | IoT Security Summit | TEDxBeaconStreet | Global Leadership Forum | Further Future: TED Meets Burning Man

Interviews State of the Union: Live two-hour radio interview with NASA-trained quantum astronaut Christopher Altman | Dr. Future Show

Films and Documentaries IMDb | Starlab Discovery Channel Special | Welcome to the World's First Commercial Astronaut Corps

PhotosAstronaut Training | PISCES Next-Generation Manned Lunar and Mars Missions | Japan | Flickr | Wikimedia | STAR TIDES

Weblog Scaling the Cosmic Ladder | Earth in True Perspective | Reach for the Stars | Happy Birthday, Carl | Per Ardua Ad Astra

Wiki – IQNetwork | Everipedia | H+Pedia | BitCoinWiki | Wikipedia,, | Wikimedia

Selected Publications


Academic Lineage
From the Mathematics Genealogy Project

Christopher Altman (University of Technology Sydney) is a student of
Peter Rohde (University of Queensland, 2008), who was a student of
Tim Ralph (Australian National University, 1996) who was a student of
Craig Savage (University of Waikato) who was a student of
Dan Walls (Harvard University, 1969) who was a student of
Roy Glauber (Harvard University, 1949) who was a student of
Julian Seymour Schwinger (Columbia University, 1939) who was a student of
Isidor Isaac Rabi (Columbia University, 1927) who was a student of
Albert Potter Wills (Clark University, 1897) who was a student of
Arthur Gordon Webster (Universität Berlin, 1890) who was a student of
Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (Universität Berlin, 1842) who was a student of
Johannes Peter Müller (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, 1822) who was a student of
Karl Asmund Rudolphi (Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, 1795) who was a student of
Christian Ehrenfried von Weigel (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 1771) who was a student of
Johann Christian Polykarp Erxleben (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 1767) who was a student of
Abraham Gotthelf Kästner (Universität Leipzig, 1739) who was a student of
Christian August Hausen (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 1713) who was a student of
Johann Andreas Planer (Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, 1709) who was a student of
Johann Pasch (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 1683) who was a student of
Michael Walther, Jr. (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 1661) who was a student of
Johann Andreas Quenstedt (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 1644) who was a student of
Christoph Notnagel (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 1630) who was a student of
Ambrosius Rhodius (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 1610) who was a student of
Melchior Jöstel (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 1600) who was a student of
Valentin (Valentinus Otho) Otto (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 1570) who was a student of
Georg Joachim von Leuchen Rheticus (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 1535) who was a student of
Nicolaus Copernicus (Uniwersytet Jagielloński, 1499).

Cohærence*

Astronauts For Hire: The World's First Commercial Astronaut Corps
Astronaut development and deployment of quantum space communications
Astronaut scientists for hire open new research frontier in space
Association of Spaceflight Professionals

Keynote on the Future of Spaceflight
Lifeboat Foundation: Executive Bios
Tau Zero Interstellar Foundation
Overview Institute Australia
Flat World Navigation
H+Pedia Extended bio

Quantum Astronaut
SolarCoin@IRENA
Planetary Human
100Mentors
Bitcoin Wiki
Crunchbase
Everipedia
Wikimedia

AngelList
TU Delft
LinkedIn
We
blog
Starlab
Twitter
Quora
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IMDB
Flickr
CV

Entanglement

Dorit Aharonov
Fernand
Bedard
Charles Bennett
Karl Berggren
Michael Biercuk
Rainer Blatt
Mark Bocko
Dirk Bouwmeester
Howard Brandt
Selmer Bringsjord
Samuel Braunstein
Frederico Brito
Harry Buhrman
Carlton Caves
Nynke Dekker
Per Delsing
Michel Devoret
Leonardo DiCarlo
David DiVincenzo
Jonathan Dowling
Daniel Esteve
Mark Everitt
Rosario Fazio
Marc Feldman
David Finkelstein
Joe Fitzsimons
Chris Fuchs
Michael Geller
Alexei Gilchrist
Anita Goel
Siyuan Han
Tim Havel
Mark Heiligman
Richard Hughes
Rainer Kaltenbaek
Elham Kashefi
Jaewan Kim
Roger Koch
Abraham Kofman
Alexander Korotkov
Leo Kouwenhoven
Tony Leggett
Lev Levitin
Leonid Levitov
Konstantin Likharev
Seth Lloyd
Sam Lomonaco
Hideo Mabuchi
John Martinis
David Meyer
Hans Mooij
Mio Murao
Yasunobu Nakamura
Yuli Nazarov
Kae Nemoto
Franco Nori
Terry Orlando
Britton Plourde
John Preskill
Robert Schoelkopf
Keith Schwab
Kouichi Semba
Alexander Sergienko
Horst Simon
Dima Shepelyansky
Philip Stamp
Andrew Steane
Thomas Sterling
Barbara Terhal
Michael Tinkham
Jeff Tollaksen
Rupert Ursin
Steven van Enk
Vlatko Vedral
Göran Wendin
Frank Wilhelm
Colin Williams
Anton Zeilinger
Peter Zoller
Val Zwiller


Nonlocality

Accelerating Future
Alán Aspuru-Guzik
Alexander Kruel
Arcane Gazebo
AdvancedNano
Andrew Jaffe
Angry Physics
Arcadian Functor
arXivblog
atip|hpc
atip|nano
atip|tech
Backreaction
Biocurious
Black Belt Bayesian
Blake Johnson
Brissie to Brizzle
Cell Matrix
Chrononaut
Coherent Sheaf
cond-mat Toronto
Cosmic Variance
ciro@tokyo
Computacion Cuantica
Cryptohedonology
Damaris Sarria
Edge
Entropy Bound
Florian Marquardt
Free Science Online
God Plays Dice
Gödel’s Lost Letter
googolplexus
HPC Answers
HPC Wire
Illuminating Science
Incoherently Scattered
Information Processing
information | theory
insideHPC
Irreversible
J Curve
Jennifer Dodd
Joe Fitzsimmons
KuiperCliff
Kunny's Blog
Look, a Butterfly!
Matt Shaw
metadatta
Michael Bremner
Michael Nielsen
Minus Two Fish
Miss Suz Gildert
Mixed States
Mr. Hood
Nanoscale Views
Next Big Future
nextquant
Nick Gogerty
Nobel Intent
often in error
Ontosoφ
Peter Rohde
Physics and Cake
Physics Comments
physics musings
physicscentral
PhysicsWeb APS
postgenomic
Professor Dyke
QSE Daily
QuantTalk
Quantized Espresso
quantized space
Quantum Algorithms
Quantum Diaries
Quantum Fog
quantum moxie
Quantum Pontiff
Quantum Quandaries
Quantumbiodiscs
Qulog
RDV Live From Tokyo
Reality Conditions
Reason and Rhyme
Reference Scan
Richard Gill
Rocket Song
Room 408
rose.blog
RSA Security
Scientia est potentia
Shtetl-Optimized
Starlab
Statistical Metaphysics
Stochastix
Strange Paths
String School
Supradeep
TED Blog
The Narrow Road
the observer effect
Theorema Egregium
Tim Berners-Lee
Too Many Worlds
Travis Garrett
U-Duality
Uncertain Principles
u(n)PHYSICal
vox physica
Why Not
World of Weird Things
Yin Zhangqi
Yuli Nazarov
ZIA
0th Order Approximation

Superposition

AIST QIT Links
Applied Physics Letters
arXiv/quant-ph
Casimir Research School
arXiv/cond-mat
Conferences-ETH
Conferences-Lidar
Conferences-Physics
Conferences-QT
Conferences-SCde
Conferences-SCxy
DARPA QUIST
EU QIST
FQXi
IARPA
Joint Quantum Institute
Kavli Institute Delft
LANL Quantum Institute
Lincoln Lab
MQC Group
Nanoscience
Nature
Nature Materials
Nature Physics
New Journal of Physics
NCSA
Physical Review B
Physical Review Letters
QUROPE
Rochester
QpT
Quantiki
Qubit.it Links
Qubit News
Qulink Tokyo
Qwiki
Science
Siddiqi Lab
SQUID: UMD
STA
Station Q
Technology Review
Virtual Journal QIS