Active Faculty

Name Title Phone Number Research Interests
Tom Abel Associate Professor 650-723-0112; 650-926-2421 Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
Steve Allen Associate Professor 650-736-1044 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology
Roger Blandford Luke Blossom Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University 650-723-4233 Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
Phil Bucksbaum Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor in Natural Science 650-723-3571 Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Patricia Burchat Professor of Physics 650-725-5771 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology, Experimental Particle Physics
Blas Cabrera Stanley G. Wojcicki Professor 650-723-3395 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology, Experimental Particle Physics
Steven Chu Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cellular Physiology Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Biophysics
Sarah Church Professor 650-725-1311 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology
Savas Dimopoulos The Hamamoto Family Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences 650-723-4231 Theoretical Particle Physics
Sebastian Doniach Professor 650-723-4786 Biophysics, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Persis Drell Professor of Physics and Particle Physics & Astrophysics (SLAC) 650-926-8704, 650-7232650 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology, Experimental Particle Physics
David Goldhaber-Gordon Professor of Physics 650-724-3709 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Peter Graham Assistant Professor of Physics 650-723-1775 Theoretical Particle Physics
Giorgio Gratta Professor 650-725-6509 Experimental Particle Physics
Sean Hartnoll Assistant Professor 650-724-9662 Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Particle Physics
Patrick Hayden Professor of Physics 650-725-9181 Quantum Information
Leo Hollberg Professor (research) 650-723-4227 Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Kent Irwin Professor of Physics and of Particle Physics and Astrophysics and of Photon Science 650-723-4307 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology, Experimental Particle Physics
Shamit Kachru Professor 650-736-2047 Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Particle Physics
Steven Kahn Cassius Lamb Kirk Professor 650-723-1486 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology
Renata Kallosh Professor 650-725-4736 Theoretical Particle Physics
Aharon Kapitulnik Theodore and Sydney Rosenberg Professor 650-723-3847 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Mark Kasevich Professor of Physics 650-723-4356 Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Steven Kivelson Prabhu Goel Family Professor 650-723-1974 Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Chao-Lin Kuo Assistant Professor 650-736-7880 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology
Robert Laughlin Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Physics 650-723-4563 Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Andrei Linde Harald Trap Friis Professor 650-723-2687 Theoretical Particle Physics
Bruce Macintosh Professor of Physics 650-725-4116 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology
Hari Manoharan Associate Professor 650-723-7263 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Peter F. Michelson Luke Blossom Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences; Physics Dept. Chair 650-723-3004 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology
Kathryn Moler Professor 650-723-6804 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Vahe Petrosian Professor 650-723-1435 Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
Xiao-Liang Qi Assistant Professor 650-724-5259 Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Srinivas Raghu Assistant Professor of Physics 650-724-4658 Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Roger W. Romani Professor 650-725-7595 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology, Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
Philip Scherrer Professor (Research) 650-723-1504 Experimental & Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology
Monika Schleier-Smith Assistant Professor of Physics 650-497-3069 Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Leonardo Senatore Assistant Professor 650-723-9632 Theoretical Particle Physics
Zhi-Xun Shen Paul Pigott Professor 650-725-8254 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Stephen Shenker Richard Herschel Weiland Professor 650-723-4615 Theoretical Particle Physics
Eva Silverstein Professor 650-723-3834 Theoretical Particle Physics
Leonard Susskind Felix Bloch Professor 650-723-2686 Theoretical Particle Physics
Risa Wechsler Associate Professor 650-736-8017 Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
Carl Wieman Professor of Physics 650-497-3491 Physics and Science Education Research
Shoucheng Zhang J. G. Jackson and C. J. Wood Professor 650-723-2894 Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Affiliated Faculty

Name Title Phone Number Research Interests
C. W. Francis Everitt Professor (Research) Emeritus, Hansen Labs 650-725-4103
Daniel Palanker Associate Prof. (Research) of Ophthalmology 650-725-0059 Biophysics
Jay Wacker Assistant Professor, SLAC 650-723-3795 Theoretical Particle Physics

By Courtesy Faculty

Name Title Phone Number Research Interests
Rhiju Das Assistant Professor, Biochemistry Others
Benjamin Lev Assistant Professor of Applied Physics, and by courtesy, Physics 650-723-0268 Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Craig Levin Professor of Radiology, and by courtesy, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering 650-736-7211 Biophysics
Stephen Quake Professor of Bioengineering Biophysics
Richard Taylor Professor (Emeritus) SLAC Experimental Particle Physics
Richard Zare Professor of Chemistry Others

Emeritus Faculty

Name Title Phone Number Research Interests
Alexander Fetter Professor (Emeritus) 650-723-4230 Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
John Lipa Professor (Research, Emeritus) 650-723-4562 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
William Little Professor (Emeritus) Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Douglas Osheroff Professor (Emeritus) 650-723-4228 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
David Ritson Professor (Emeritus) Experimental Particle Physics
H. Alan Schwettman Professor (Emeritus) Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Todd Smith Professor (Research, Emeritus) Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Peter Sturrock Professor (Emeritus) Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
John Turneaure Professor (Research, Emeritus) Others
Robert Wagoner Professor (Emeritus) 650-723-4561 Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
John Dirk Walecka Professor (Emeritus) Others
Stanley Wojcicki Professor (Emeritus) Experimental Particle Physics
Mason Yearian Professor (Emeritus) Experimental Particle Physics

Former Faculty

Title New Location Additional Titles
Charles Marcus to Harvard, 2001 Stanford Physics faculty, 1992-2001
Scott Thomas to Rutgers, 2005 Assistant Professor, 1997-2005
Vladan Vuletic to MIT, 2003 Assistant Professor, 2000-2003

Deceased Faculty

Title Deceased Additional Titles
Felix Bloch Died September 10, 1983 Nobel Laureate, Professor
William Fairbank Died September 30, 1989 Professor
Stanley Hanna Died December 27, 2012 Professor (Emeritus)
Robert Hofstadter Died November 17, 1990 Nobel Laureate, Professor
Walter Meyerhof Died May 27, 2006 Professor (Emeritus)
Arthur Schawlow Died April 28, 1999 Nobel Laureate, Professor
Leonard Schiff Died January 21, 1971 Professor
Melvin Schwartz Died August 28, 2006 Nobel Laureate 1988, Professor 1966-1984
Arthur Walker II Died April 29, 2001 Professor
Jeffrey Willick Died June 18, 2000 Assistant Professor