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Archival as AuthorPublished as Author

P. Burchat

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Dates

unknown – present

Authorized Form of Name

Burchat, P. (Patricia)

Additional Forms of Names

Burchat, Patricia

Biography

Abstract

Patricia Burchat's research interests focus on fundamental physics and accelerator-based experimental particle physics. Her institutional affiliations include University of California, Santa Cruz and Stanford University.

Important Dates

1981Obtained BS, University of Toronto, Toronto (Ont.).

1986Obtained PhD in Physics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1986 – 1994Postdoctoral Research Physicist (1986-1988); Assistant Professor of Physics (1988-1992); and Associate Professor of Physics (1992-1994), University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz (Calif.).

1995 – presentAssociate Professor of Physics (1995-2000); Professor of Physics (2000-present); and Chair, Department of Physics (2007-2010), Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1996 – 1999Member, Executive Committee, Division of Particles and Fields, American Physical Society.

1996 – 2000Member, Scientific Policy Committee, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

2001Fellow, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Particle physicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Toronto (Ont.)

Graduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Santa Cruz (Calif.)

Stanford (Calif.)

Subjects

Antimatter.

Particle accelerators.

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Women in science.

Women physicists.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Cabrera, Blas

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Stanford University.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at Stanford University.

Kivelson, Steven

Both employed at Stanford University.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Linde, A. D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

May, Michael M., 1925-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Meyerhof, Walter E. (Walter Ernst), 1922-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Susskind, Leonard

Both employed at Stanford University.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wieman, C. E. (Carl Edwin)

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wojcicki, Stanley G., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1986). Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; and Chair, Department of Physics.

University of California, Santa Cruz

Postdoctoral Research Physicist; Assistant Professor of Physics; and Associate Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Fellow and Member, Executive Committee, Division of Particles and Fields.

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Member, Scientific Policy Committee.

University of Toronto. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1981).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Women in High-Energy Physics, 1991.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Patricia Burchat: Shedding light on dark matter (TED Talks)