Transdyne Corporation Company Profile
J. Marvin Herndon (b. 1944) is an American interdisciplinary scientist, who earned his BA degree in physics in 1970 from the University of California, San Diego and his Ph.D. degree in nuclear chemistry in 1974 from Texas A&M University. For three years, J. Marvin Herndon was a post-doctoral apprentice to Hans E. Suess and Harold C. Urey in geochemistry and cosmochemistry at the University of California, San Diego. He is the President and CEO of Transdyne Corporation in San Diego, California. Profiled in Current Biography, along with Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, William H. Rehnquist, White House chief of staff, Andrew H. Card, Jr., film director and screenwriter, Sofia Coppola and thirteen others, dubbed a â€œmaverick geophysicistâ€ by The Washington Post [The Washington Post, March 24, Page A06], and armed with a unique knowledge of the nature of science and the ways to make important discoveries, passed down through generations of master scientists, J. Marvin Herndonâ€™s professional life, as a technologist and as a scientist, has been a step-by-step logical progression of understanding and discovery, uncovering deep-rooted mistakes in geophysics, in astrophysics, and in science management. The consequence has been discovering the strikingly different nature of the Earth and the Universe, which are described in depth in his book Maverickâ€™s Earth and Universe [Vancouver:Trafford Press, 2008, ISBN: 978-1-4251-4132-5], in scientific publications, in Google Knols, and in YouTube videos. J. Marvin Herndon is trained both as a physicist and as a chemist, with broad, multi-disciplinary approaches to scientific and industrial challenges and with overview, evaluation, management capability, and experience. He is experienced in directing, managing, and performing basic and applied research, both theoretical and experimental. He is experienced in the management of mineral operations, and in chemistry, metallurgy and process development. He is experienced in plant and process design, construction, trouble-shooting, management and corporate operations, and is familiar with patent application procedures and has been awarded one U. S. Patent.