Past Lectures
April 2016

David Wineland

 

National Institute of Standards and Technology and

The University of Colorado

Nobel Prize for Physics, 2012

2015

Kostya Novoselov

 

Langworthy Professor of Physics

University of Manchester, UK

Nobel Prize for Physics, 2010

2014

Adam Riess

 

Thomas J. Barber Professor of Astronomy and Physics,

Johns Hopkins University

Nobel Prize for Physics, 2011

2013

Carlo Rubbia

 

Professor, Harvard University, 1970-1988

Director General, CERN, 1989-1994

Nobel Prize for Physics, 1984

2012

Kimitoshi Kono

 

Chief Scientist, Low Temperature Physics Laboratory, RIKEN, Japan

2011

John Ellis

CERN, Division Leader 1988-94

Clerke Maxwell Professor of Theoretical Physics,

Kings College, London

 

Yannis Semertzidis

Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory

 

Laurence Littenberg

Physicist, Brookhave National Laboratory

 

Paris Sphicas

Senior Staff Physicist, CERN

University of Athens

 

2010

Murray Gell-Mann

Professor Emeritus, Caltech

Distinguished Fellow, Santa Fe Institute

Nobel Prize for Physics, 1969

 

Jacques Lasker

Director of Research CNRS

Paris Observatory

 

James Yorke

Professor of Mathematics and Physics,

University of Maryland

 

Yoram Lithwick

Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

 

James Sauls

Professor, Northwestern University

 

Michael Syphers (not pictured)

Assistant Accelerator Division Head,

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

2009

Leon Lederman

 

Director Emeritus, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Pritzker Professor of Physics,

Illinois Institute of Technology

Nobel Prize for Physics, 1988

2008

Steven Chu

 

Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cell Biology

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Humanities & Sciences

Stanford University

United States Secretary of Energy, 2009-2013

Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboatory, 2004-2009

Nobel Prize for Physics, 1997

2007

Alan Guth

 

Victor F. Weisskopf Professor of Physics

Massachussetts Institute of Technology

2006

David Gross

 

Frederic W. Gluck Professor of Theoretical Physics,

Director, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics,

University of California, Santa Barbara

Nobel Prize for Physics, 2004

2005

Barry Barish

 

Ronald and Maxine Linde Professor of Physics,

Caltech

Director, LIGO Laboratory

2004

Frank Wilczek

 

Hermann Feshbach Professor of Physics,

Massachussetts Institute of Technology

2003
 

Philip Anderson

 

Professor, Princeton University

Nobel Prize in Physics, 1977

2002
 

Theodore Haensch

 

Director, Max-Planck-Institut fur Quantenoptik, Garching
Professor of Physics,

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munchen, Germany

Nobel Prize in Physics, 2005

2001
 

James Bjorken

 

Professor of Physics, Stanford University

Director, Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC)