Raymund Eich

Raymund Eich files patent applications, earned a Ph.D., won a national quiz bowl championship, writes science fiction, and affirms Robert Heinlein’s dictum that specialization is for insects.

In a typical day, he may talk with biochemists, chip designers, patent attorneys, and rocket scientists. Hundreds of papers cite his graduate research on the reactions of nitric oxide with heme proteins.

His novels include THE PROGRESS OF MANKIND (Stone Chalmers #1), the Confederated Worlds series—TAKE THE SHILLING, OPERATION IAGO, and A BODYGUARD OF LIES—and evolutionary psychology hard science fiction novel NEW CALIFORNIA.

He lives in Houston with his wife, son, and daughter.