Father - Raimundo Chela
.Mother - Mercedes Flores Planas de Chela.
Education - University of London, B. Sc.Special, Hons.In Mathematics (1965); University of London
, M. Phil.In Mechanics (1967); University of London
, Ph.D.In Quantum Mechanics (1969).Speciality - Quantum Mechanics.
Professional activity - Member, General Council of the F. J. Duarte Foundation for Astronomical Research
(CIDA), Merida, Venezuela (1975-1980); Dean for Research, Universidad Simon Bolivar
, Caracas (1979-1985); Founding Member, International Institute for Advanced Studies
(IDEA), Caracas (1980); Member of the Biology Committee of the Third World Academy of Science
(TWAS) (1993 - now); Research Associate of the School of Theoretical Physics, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
(DIAS) (1994-1996); Staff Associate, International Centre for Theoretical Physics
(ICTP), Trieste, Italy; Scientist in residence in charge of the local organization or direction of colleges and conferences in the life sciences, ICTP
, Trieste, Italy (1991-now).Creative works - «Guage Theory of Superfluidity».J.Low Temperature Physics.21, 307-319 (1975); «Comments on a Novel Approach to the Role of Chirality in the Origin of Life».Chirality 3, 389-392 (1991).Co-editor of a series on chemical evolution and the origin of life: Ponnamperuma.