As the founder of Aurtas International he is the creator, chief scientist, and program leader of the SAFIRE Project. Designed with multidisciplinary collaboration, SAFIRE replicates the atmosphere of the Sun in a laboratory.
At the request of the Canadian National Research Council, Mr. Childs designed a rocket to measure for atomic oxygen in the earth’s upper atmosphere. He has patented and prototyped advanced solar panel designs, authored the textbooks and taught on Auto-LISP, AI, mechanical engineering, and cost of quality. He has developed 13 patents in the fields of machine control and plasma physics.