Dr. John Baumgardner is a young earth creation scientist with the following academic credentials: B.S., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 1968; M.S., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1970; M.S., Geophysics and Space Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1981; Ph.D., Geophysics and Space Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1983.
Dr. Baumgardner was a staff scientist at the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he performed research in planetary mantle dynamics which included the potential for catastrophic mantle overturn. Dr. Baumgardner has also authored papers describing a proposed mechanism for the Genesis Flood referred to as “catastrophic plate tectonics,” at three International Conferences on Creationism which were held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Baumgardner’s work at Los Alamos National Laboratory involved the development of a new global ocean model for investigating climate change. He is also currently a member of the Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth (RATE) committee and now works full-time for the Institute for Creation Research.
- Catastrophic plate tectonics: the geophysical context of the Genesis Flood by Dr. John Baumgardner
- biographical sketch (Creation Ministries International)