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Biography

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Steven Michael Kahn

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Authorized Form of Name

Kahn, Steven Michael

Biography

Abstract

Steven Kahn is Professor of Physics at Stanford University (2003-present). Other institutional affiliations include University of California, Berkeley, and Columbia University. His research interests include x-ray spectroscopy cosmic sources, atomic physics measurements of highly charged ions relevant to astrophysical plasmas, and development of space and ground-based instrumentation.

Important Dates

1975Obtained AB in Physics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1980Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1982 – 1984Assistant Professor of Physics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1983 – 1998Assistant Professor of Physics (1983-1987); Associate Professor of Physics (1987-1990); Associate Professor of Astronomy (1989-1990); and Professor of Physics and Astronomy (1990-1998), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1995 – 2003Professor of Physics (1995-2001); Chair, Department of Physics (1999-2002); and I. I. Rabi Professor of Physics (2001-2003), Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

2003 – presentProfessor of Physics (2003-present) and Director of Particle Physics and Astrophysics (2007-present), Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Stanford (Calif.).

2003 – presentProfessor of Physics (2003-2005); Deputy Director, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (2003-2007); Cassius Lamb Kirk Professor in the Natural Sciences (2005-2015); and Chair, Department of Physics (2010-present), Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

2004 – presentDeputy Project Director and Camera Lead Scientist, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Project.

Occupation

Astrophysicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

New York (N.Y.)

Stanford (Calif.)

Subjects

Astrophysics.

Dark matter (Astronomy).

X-ray astronomy.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bjorken, James D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Brode, Robert B. (Robert Bigham), 1900-1986

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Burchat, P. (Patricia)

Both employed at Stanford University.

Cabrera, Blas

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chodorow, Marvin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Christ, Norman

Both employed at Columbia University.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Stanford University.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Devons, Samuel

Both employed at Columbia University.

Dorfan, Jonathan

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Drell, Persis S.

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Foley, Henry Michael, 1917-1982

Both employed at Columbia University.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kivelson, Steven

Both employed at Stanford University.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Lee, T. D., 1926-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Linde, A. D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Luttinger, Joaquin M.

Both employed at Columbia 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.

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

Both employed at Stanford University.

Millis, Andrew J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Murnane, Margaret

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Nagamiya, S. (Shoji)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at Columbia University.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Perl, Martin L., 1927-2014

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Perlmutter, Saul

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Columbia University.

Prescott, Charles

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Quinn, Helen R.

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rainwater, L. James (Leo James), 1917-1986

Both employed at Columbia University.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richter, Burton, 1931-

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Riess, Adam, 1969-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Sachs, Allan M. (Allan Maxwell), 1921-1989

Both employed at Columbia University.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Columbia University.

Sciulli, Frank J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Zhi-Xun

Both employed at Stanford University and Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stöhr, Joachim

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Columbia University.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Susskind, Leonard

Both employed at Stanford University.

Taylor, Richard Edward, 1929-2018

Both employed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at Stanford University.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Weinberg, Erick J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Wieman, C. E. (Carl Edwin)

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at Columbia University.

Wojcicki, Stanley G., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung), 1912-1997

Both employed at Columbia University.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Institutions

Major Positions

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB in Physics (1975). Assistant Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; I. I. Rabi Professor of Physics; and Chair, Department of Physics.

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Professor of Physics and Director, Particle Physics and Astrophysics.

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Professor of Physics; Director of Particle Physics and Astrophysics; and Deputy Project Director and Camera Lead Scientist, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Project.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics; Cassius Lamb Kirk Professor in the Natural Sciences; Deputy Director, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology; and Chair, Department of Physics.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Astronomy

Associate Professor of Astronomy and Professor of Physics and Astronomy.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1980). Assistant Professor of Physics and Associate Professor of Physics.

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