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
Cecilia Jarlskog's picture

Former Chair, 2001-2006
Shamit Kachru's picture

2015-2019
 
Igor Klebanov's picture

2007-2010
 
Anthony Leggett's picture

2004-2008
Renate Loll's picture

Former Chair, 2010-2016
 
Gerard Milburn's picture

Former Chair, 2007-2010
Roger Penrose's picture

2001-2007
Michael Peskin's picture

Former Chair, 2008-2011
 

2001-2004 (deceased)
 
Sandu Popescu's picture

2015-2016
John Preskill's picture

2009-2011
Jorge Pullin's picture

2003-2007
David Spergel's picture

2009-2011

2003-2007
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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