Basarab Nicolescu is a Honorary theoretical physicist at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, France. Professor at the Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Member of the Romanian Academy. President-Founder of the International Center for Transdisciplinary Research and Studies (CIRET), a non-profit organization (164 members from 29 countries), which has a website at: http://ciret-transdisciplinarity.org/. Founder and Director of the Transdisciplinarity Series, Rocher Editions, Monaco, of the Romanians in Paris Series, Oxus Editions, Paris and of the Science and Religion and Science, Spirituality and Society Series, Curtea Veche, Bucharest. Basarab Nicolescu is the major figure of transdisciplinarity in the world. Editor-in-Chief of "Transdisciplinary Journal of Engineering & Science", Texas, USA.
His books include: Science, Spirituality and Society – from Modernity to Cosmodernity, State University of New York (SUNY) Press, New York, 2013 (to be published); Nous, la particule et le monde, E. M. E. § InterCommunications, Brussels, 2012 (3rd edition); Manifesto of Transdisciplinarity, State University of New York (SUNY) Press, New York, 2002; Science, Meaning and Evolution - The Cosmology of Jacob Boehme, Parabola Books, New York, 1991. He edited Transdisciplinarity - Theory and Practice, Hampton Press, Cresskill, New Jersey, 2008. A complete biobibliography of Basarab Nicolescu can be found on the page http://basarab-nicolescu.fr/