raymund-2012-10-18_11-32-13-portrait-for-windowsRaymund Eich files patent applications, earned a Ph.D., won a national quiz bowl championship, writes science fiction and fantasy, and affirms Robert Heinlein’s dictum that specialization is for insects.

In a typical day, he may talk with university biology and science communication faculty, silicon chip designers, patent attorneys, epileptologists, and rocket scientists. Hundreds of papers cite his graduate research on the reactions of nitric oxide with heme proteins.

His short fiction has appeared in Odyssey and the anthology Under the Needle’s Eye, and six of his novels, one short novel, and one short story collection (so far) have been published by CV-2 Books.

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