Scientific Advisory Committee

A Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), composed of eminent scientists drawn from the international community, is an integral oversight body that assists the Board and ensures objectivity and a high standard of scientific excellence.

Katherine Freese's picture

University of Michigan - Physics Department
Gabriela Gonzalez's picture

Louisiana State University (LSU) - Department of Physics & Astronomy
Gravitational Waves
David B. Kaplan's picture

University of Washington
Steve Carlip's picture

University of California - Davis (UCD)
Ramesh Narayan's picture

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Astrophysics

Past Members

Ian Affleck's picture

2001-2004

Abhay Ashtekar's picture

2008-2010

Baskaran Ganapathy's picture

2013-2016

Neta Bahcall's picture

2015-2016

Michael Berry's picture

2009-2011

2015-2016

Artur Ekert's picture

2001-2008

Matthew Fisher's picture

2009-2013

Brian Greene's picture

2010-2013

James Hartle's picture

2001-2003

Nigel Hitchin's picture

2015-2016

Gerard 't Hooft's picture

2008-2010

Chris Isham's picture

Former Chair, 2001-2005


Igor Klebanov's picture

2007-2010

Anthony Leggett's picture

2004-2008

Renate Loll's picture

Former Chair, 2010-2016

Shamit Kachru's picture

2015-2019

Gerard Milburn's picture

2007-2010

Roger Penrose's picture

2001-2007

Michael Peskin's picture

Former Chair, 2008-2011

2001-2004

Sandu Popescu's picture

2015-2016

John Preskill's picture

2009-2011

Jorge Pullin's picture

2003-2007

David Spergel's picture

2009-2011

Barbara Terhal's picture

2015-2019


Scott Tremaine's picture

Former Chair, 2001-2006

Neil Turok's picture

2008

Erik Verlinde's picture

2010-2013

Birgitta Whaley's picture

2010-2013

Frank Wilczek's picture

2003-2007

Mark Wise's picture

2013-2016

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