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PeopleInstitutions

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Lisa Randall

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Dates

June 18, 1962 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Randall, Lisa

Biography

Abstract

Lisa Randall is Professor of Physics at Harvard University (2001-present). Other institutional affiliations include Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Her research interests include the Standard Model of particle physics, supersymmetry, baryogenesis, cosmological inflation, and dark matter.

Important Dates

June 18, 1962Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1983Received BA, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1987Received PhD in Particle Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1987 – 1989President's Fellow, University of California, Berkeley.

1989 – 1990Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

1990 – 1991Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1991 – 2001Assistant Professor of Physics (1991-1995); Associate Professor of Physics (1995-1998); and Professor of Physics (1998-2001), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1997 – 1998Editor, Journal of High Energy Physics.

1997 – 2000Editor, Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science.

1998 – 2000Professor of Physics, Princeton University.

1998 – 2001Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

2000 – 2006Editor, Journal of High Energy Physics.

2001 – presentProfessor of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

2003Fellow, American Physical Society.

2004Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

2007Awarded Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize, American Physical Society.

2007 – presentMember, High Energy Physics Advisory Panel, United States Department of Energy.

2007 – presentMember, Advisory Board, Scientific American.

2008Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2008 – presentMember, Board on Physics and Astronomy, National Research Council.

Occupation

Theoretical particle physicist and cosmologist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Cambridge (Mass.)

Subjects

Cosmology.

Dark matter (Astronomy).

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Supersymmetry.

Theoretical physics.

Women in science.

Women physicists.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aizenman, Michael

Both employed at Princeton University.

Al'tshuler, B. L.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Princeton University.

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Austin, Robert H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Benedek, George Bernard, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bloembergen, N.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Callan, Curtis G.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Chaikin, Paul M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley.

Coleman, Sidney, 1937-2007

Both employed at Harvard University.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Davidson, Ronald C.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Diamond, R. M.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Dresselhaus, M. S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Enge, Harald A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Feshbach, Herman

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Princeton University.

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Gabrielse, Gerald

Both employed at Harvard University.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Georgi, Howard

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glauber, Roy J., 1925-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldstone, Jeff Alan

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Guth, Alan H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Happer, William, 1939-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Huth, John Edward

Both employed at Harvard University.

Jackiw, Roman W.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Joannopoulos, J. D. (John D.), 1947-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kaspi, Victoria Michelle, 1967-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kastner, Marc A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kendall, Henry W. (Henry Way), 1926-1999

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Ketterle, Wolfgang

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lyneis, Claude, 1943-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Maldacena, Juan Martin, 1968-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Murnane, Margaret

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Harvard University.

Nelson, David R., 1951-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Nygren, David R.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Page, Lyman A.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Perlman, Isadore

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Perlmutter, Saul

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Polyakov, A. M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Porkolab, Miklos

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Pound, Robert V.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Purcell, Edward M.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011

Both employed at Harvard University.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Rosenfeld, Arthur H., 1926-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Sessler, A. M. (Andrew Marienhoff)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shull, Clifford Glenwood

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steinhardt, Paul J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Stephens, F. S. (Frank Samuel)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Stratton, Julius Adams, 1901-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at Harvard University.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at Harvard University and University of California, Berkeley.

Taylor, Joseph H. (Joseph Hooton)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Ting, S. C. C. (Samuel Chao-chung), 1936-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at Harvard University and University of California, Berkeley.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Treiman, Sam B.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley.

Vafa, Cumrun

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weiss, Rainer

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weitz, David A.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wightman, A. S. (Arthur Strong), 1922-2013

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wilkinson, David T.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wu, Tai Tsun

Both employed at Harvard University.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Institutions

Major Positions

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained BA (1983) and PhD in Particle Physics (1987). Junior Fellow and Professor of Physics.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; and Professor of Physics.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 2007 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize.

Annual Reviews, Inc.

Editor, Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science.

International School for Advanced Studies (Trieste, Italy)

Editor, Journal of High Energy Physics.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Postdoctoral Fellow.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Member, Board on Physics and Astronomy.

Scientific American

Member, Advisory Board.

United States. Department of Energy

Member, High Energy Physics Advisory Board.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

President's Fellow.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Science and the ultimate reality [computer file] : celebrating the vision of John Archibald Wheeler and taking it forward into a new center of discovery / 2002 March 15-18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Dark matter and the dinosaurs : the astounding interconnectedness of the universe

Warped passages : unraveling the mysteries of the Universe's hidden dimensions

Subject

Lisa Randall and the Gilded Age for Science [video recording]

Lisa Randall on Charlie Rose [video recording]