“The Shaw-Fujikawa Translight Engine became a reality in April 2291 due entirely to vision, perseverance, and dedication of these two pioneers in quantum engineering and applied theoretical physics. They have opened a path to the stars for all of us.”
— Memorial plaque on Quito Space Tether.

Doctor Tobias Fleming Shaw[1] ScD, QeD, FRS, along with Doctor Wallace Fujikawa, was the co-creator of the Shaw-Fujikawa Translight Engine in 2291, a device that allowed humanity to reach new locations beyond the solar system through manipulation of Slipstream Space.[2]

He held the title "Doctor of Science" and was renowned for his work in the field of quantum electrodynamics.





  1. Bungie Weekly Update 05.23.08
  2. Halo: Contact Harvest, page ??
  3. The Next Halo Novel: The Cole Protocol (2008 June 16)
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