Professor Basil Hiley graduated from Kings College London with a First in Special Physics and obtained his PhD under Professor Domb in 1962. The topic of his PhD was on Cooperative Phenomena and the Protein Folding Problem. He joined Birkbeck College in 1961 and was awarded a Chair of Physics in 1995. He was awarded the Majorana Prize in 2012. He is now an Emeritus Professor at Birkbeck and is an Honorary Research Associate at University College, London.
Together with David Bohm he published a number of works:
- The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory, 1995
- The Special Theory of Relativity, 1996
- Quantum Implications: Essays in Honour of David Bohm (with F David Peat) 2016
- The Principles of Newtonian and Quantum Mechanics: The Need for Planck’s Constant, H (with Maurice A Gosson), 2001