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Biography

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PeopleInstitutions

Wick C. Haxton

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Dates

September 21, 1949 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Haxton, Wick C.

Biography

Abstract

Wick C. Haxton is Professor of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley (2009-present). Other institutional affiliations include the University of Washington and Los Alamos National Laboratory. His research interests include neutrinos and low-energy tests of symmetries.

Important Dates

September 21, 1949Birth, Santa Cruz (Calif.).

1971Obtained BS, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz (Calif.).

1973Obtained MS, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1975 – 1977Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute for Nuclear Physics, University of Mainz (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität).

1976Obtained PhD in Physics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1977 – 1985Postdoctoral Staff Member, J. R. Oppenheimer Fellow and Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

1984 – 2009Associate Professor of Physics (1984-1987); Professor of Physics (1987-2009); Director, Institute for Nuclear Theory (1991-2006): and Adjunct Professor of Astronomy (1994-2009), University of Washington, Seattle (Wash.).

1987Fellow, American Physical Society.

1988Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

1989 – 1997Member, Executive Committee, Division of Nuclear Physics (1989-1994); Member, Council (1991-1995); Chair, Division of Nuclear Physics (1993); Member, Executive Committee, Division of Astrophysics (1994-1997); and Chair, Division of Astrophysics (1997), American Physical Society.

1993 – 1996Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1996 – 1998Member, Committee on Nuclear Physics, National Research Council.

1999Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1999Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2001Visiting Miller Professor, University of California, Berkeley.

2004Awarded Hans A. Bethe Prize, American Physical Society.

2008Founding Class Member, Washington State Academy of Sciences.

2009 – presentProfessor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley.

2009 – presentSenior Faculty Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Occupation

Astrophysicist.

Places

Birth

Santa Cruz (Calif.)

Undergraduate Education

Santa Cruz (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Seattle (Wash.)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Subjects

Astrophysics.

Neutrinos.

Nuclear physics.

Symmetry (Physics).

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Donnelly, T. W. (T. William)

PhD advisor at Stanford University, "I. Solar neutrino cross sections for the mass-37 system. II. Semi-leptonic weak interactions in the 2S-1D shell. III. Semileptonic weak and electromagnetic interactions in the Goldhaber-Teller model."

Colleagues

Adelberger, Eric G.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Bertsch, George F.

Both employed at University of Washington.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Dash, J. G., 1923-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Dehmelt, Hans

Both employed at University of Washington.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fortson, E. Norval

Both employed at University of Washington.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Gabrielse, Gerald

Both employed at University of Washington.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Henley, Ernest M.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Jacak, Barbara

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Neddermeyer, Seth H. (Seth Henry), 1907-1988

Both employed at University of Washington.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of Washington.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and University of Washington.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of Washington.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Thouless, D. J.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Institute for Nuclear Theory (U.S.)

Director.

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute for Nuclear Physics.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Senior Faculty Scientist.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Postdoctoral Staff Member, J. R. Oppenheimer Fellow and Staff Member.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Staff Member, Theoretical Physics and Fellow.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Visiting Miller Professor and Professor of Physics.

University of Washington. Department of Astronomy

Adjunct Professor of Astronomy.

University of Washington. Department of Physics

Associate Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Fellow; received 2004 Hans A. Bethe Prize; Member, Executive Committee, Division of Nuclear Physics; Member, Council; Chair, Division of Nuclear Physics; Member, Executive Committee, Division of Astrophysics; and Chair, Division of Astrophysics.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Member, Committee on Nuclear Physics.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1973) and PhD (1976).

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

University of California, Santa Cruz

Obtained BS (1971).

Washington State Academy of Sciences

Founding Class Member.

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