Faculty Type: 
Active Faculty
Title: 
Professor of Physics and Particle Physics & Astrophysics (SLAC)
Address: 

Varian Physics Rm. 210

382 Via Pueblo Mall, Stanford, CA 94305-4060

Phone Number: 
650-926-8704, 650-7232650
Contact Email: 
Support Staff: 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Current research interests include Science with Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope and Technical Developments and Science with Hard X-Ray Free Electron Lasers

CAREER HISTORY

  • Director, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Dec 2007 – Oct 2012
  • Acting Director, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Sept 2007– Dec 2007
  • Deputy Director, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, 2005–2007
  • Director, Particle & Particle Astrophysics, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, 2005–2007
  • Deputy Project Manager, Gamma Ray Large Area Space Telescope, 2004–2005
  • Associate Director, Research Division, SLAC, 2002–2005
  • Deputy Director, Cornell Laboratory of Nuclear Studies, 2001–2002
  • Professor, Stanford University, 2002–present
  • Professor of Physics, Cornell University, 1998–2002
  • Associate Professor of Physics, Cornell University, 1993–1997
  • Assistant Professor of Physics, Cornell University, 1988–1992
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, 1983–1987
  • Ph.D. University of California Berkeley, 1983
  • A.B. Wellesley College, 1977

SELECTED HONORS AND SERVICE

  • Helmholtz International Fellow Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement, 2012
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2010
  • Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2007
  • Wellesley College Alumnae Achievement Award, 2006
  • Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1998
  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 1997
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1988–1993
  • NSF Graduate Fellow, 1977–1980
  • Lewis A. Stimson Prize in Mathematics, Wellesley College, 1977
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1976
  • Sigma Xi, 1976

SELECTED SERVICE

  • Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee Member (BESAC), 2013–2011
  • DESY Scientific Council, 2012–2011
  • Stanford Graduate Fellowships Faculty Advisory Committee, 2011–2011
  • INFN Evaluation Committee (CVI), 2010–2010
  • MIT Physics Visiting Committee, 2008–2010
  • Caltech Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy Visiting Committee, 2006–2007
  • Chair, Physics Department Review Committee, Yale University, 2006
  • Chair, “Quantum Universe” Subcommittee, High Energy Physics Advisory Panel, 2004
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Physics, 1999–2002
  • SLAC Scientific Policy Committee, 1997–2002
  • Dean’s Advisory Council, Cornell University, 1998–2001
  • Committee on Elementary Particle Physics, National Academy of Sciences, 1995–1997
  • Associate Editor, Reviews of Modern Physics, 1994–1996
  • SLAC Experimental Program Advisory Committee, 1993–1995