M. McCampbell ( - 2008) had a variety of business interests
including a current effort to establish a marketing company,
as a Distributor for the American
Entrepreneur's Association, and by performing
periodic consulting assignments. Recent examples of the
latter are developing a drive train and marketing plan
for electric automobiles and preparing the management
system for the national program in coal liquefaction.
He also contributed to the policy evaluation for plutonium
fuels and safety surveillance for the new Alaskan Gas
1974, he played a key role in
planning and managing a $17-million consulting service
for the Department of Interior. The mission
was to provide technical support in the environmental
protection on the Alaskan pipeline. He also designed an
extensive, computerized, management system to trace all
activities on behalf of the environment.
graduate of the University of California, McCampbell's
past experience includes 11 years
in scientific development for Bechtel Corporation.
Typical projects under his management included master
plans for Air Force research centers, economic
development plans for southern Iran, industrial
plants, major research
facilities for NASA, and a
fast breeder nuclear power station.
served in corporate planning and development regarding
expansion of in-house computer facilities to serve outside
markets. McCampbell's other technical experience included
Energy Division of American-Standard as
a senior theoretical physicist, where
he directed expensive economic and technical evaluation
of plutonium production,
and consulted on nuclear design and reactor stability.
a scientist with Westinghouse
Electric Corporation, he planned experimental
programs in reactor kinetics. He was
responsible for measurement of fallout from nuclear weapons
at Nevada and Marshall Island test sites when he was a
physicist at the U.S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory.
his professional affiliations have been the American
Nuclear Society, the American
Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
and the American
Association for the Advancement of Science.
He has been recognized in American
Men of Science and several other biographical
was an experimentalist and carried out studies on the
effects of microwaves on various substances and apparatus
components and magnetic fields on compass needle rotation,
among others. But Jim had many other 'extracurricular'
interests as well.
prepared a rather comprehensive catalogue of impact craters
all over the Earth and studied ancient religious sites
looking for spatial patterns in both.
passed away Sunday afternoon, December 7, 2008 in Belmont,
California, after a relatively short illness.
Writings of James M. McCampbell
Electromagnetic Method of Reducing
Drag In Fluids, Disclosure of Invention, December
book published by author, 1973, republished by Celestial
Arts, 1976. (Out of print.)
Humane Weapon Using Microwave
Radiation, Disclosure of Invention, December
Interpreting Reports Of
UFO Sightings, MUFON Symposium Proceedings,
Des Moines, 1975.
An Hypothesis Concerning
The Origin Of UFO's - Horses Under The Hood,
Symposium of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics,
Los Angeles, 1975.
UFO Technology And Technicians,
Golden Gateway UFO Conference, San Francisco, August 10,
Scientific Deduction And
UFO Investigations, Skylook Magazine, 1976.
UFO Interference With
Automobile Electrical Systems, Part I: Headlights,
Symposium of Center For UFO Studies, Chicago, 1976.
Further Evidence of UFO
Radiation, MUFON Symposium Proceedings, Scottsdale,
Forbidden Frontier - Communicating
With UFOnauts, MUFON Symposium Proceedings,
San Francisco, 1979.
UFO Interference With
Radios, MUFON Journal, February 1981.
Overheating Of Batteries,
MUFON Journal, January 1982.
UFOs And Spinning Compasses,
unpublished, May 1982.
UFOs And Hot Rings,
MUFON Journal, November 1983.
UFO Interference With
Vehicles And Self-Starting Engines, MUFON Symposium
Proceedings, Pasadena, 1983.
Opinion Survey Of UFOlogy,
An Analysis Of A Questionaire Distributed At
MUFON Symposium, Pasadena, 1983, summarized in MUFON Journal,
UFOs: More Engine Effects,
MUFON Journal, March 1983.
The Scientific Challenge
Of UFOs MUFON Journal, April 1984.
Hum And Whistle A UFO
Tune, MUFON Journal, Feburary 1985.
A Taste For UFOs
MUFON Journal, May 1985.
UFOs: A Periodical Review,
MUFON Journal, 1985.
Government Policy On UFOs,
unpublished, July 9, 1985. (See note below.)
Why Scientists Reject
UFOs, unpublished, January 27, 1986.
Effects Of UFOs Upon People,
in Evans, Hilary with John Spencer, editors, UFOS 1947-1987
40-Year Search For An Explanation, Fortean Tomes, London,
Significance For Society
If UFOs Are Extraterrestrial, condensed version
entitled What 'ET' Would Mean
For Mankind in Evans, Hilary and John Spencer,
editors, Phenomenon, From Flying Saucers To UFOs-Forty
Years Of Facts And Research, for BUFORA, Futura, Olndon,
of published works (underlined are active links):
Interference With Vehicles and Self-Starting Engines"
- MUFON 1983 UFO Symposium Proceedings
5, Electrical Interference" - UFOLOGY,
II: Some Final Answers"