Professor Stephan Gift Pro Vice Chancellor, Graduate Studies & Research
Professor Stephan J. G. Gift
Pro Vice Chancellor, Graduate Studies & Research

From Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to Pauling’s Application of Vitamin C: Towards a Healthcare Revolution in Trinidad & Tobago

In this lecture, Professor Gift presents his research and views on how his disagreement with Einstein’s theory of relativity led to his discovery of the critical importance of Vitamin C in achieving good health.

Come listen and engage in this informative session on 

Friday 23rd November, 2018 at the Faculty of Engineering, Lecture Room 101 from 5:00 pm

Stephan J.G. Gift  was the winner of an AMOCO scholarship to study Electrical Engineering at the University of the West Indies (UWI). He graduated with a BSc First Class Honours and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering. He was Head of Research and Development at TSTT where he directed the development of advanced electronic systems and was granted an international patent. He is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering and Pro Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies & Research at UWI. He was formerly Head of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at UWI where he taught and conducted research in electrical systems and engineering science. He has published over 80 papers in international journals and in a series of papers has challenged Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity. He is a Fellow and past president of the Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago and a senior member of the IEEE. He has received many awards including the Fenwick DeFour Award (Silver) for Engineering, the Prime Minister’s Special Award of Merit for Innovation in the Field of Electronics and the Friends of the Tobago Library Committee Individual of the Year Award for 2006 in recognition of outstanding contribution in the field of Science. In 2010 he was inducted into the Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force Hall of Honour. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of St Augustine West and was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow by the club for contribution to Rotary in 2014.


3rd Public Lecture by Prof. Stephan Gift