SLAC Theory  Faculty/Staff


Theoretical Physics 


October 2013

James Bjorken
 Experimental particle physics: Cospokesman for Fermilab test/experiment
T864;
theoretical particle physics: research in hard diffraction and in dynamics of disoriented chiral condensate.
Recent
work.


Stanley Brodsky
 Highenergy theoretical physics, lightcone quantization, perturbative and
nonperturbative quantum chromodynamics; especially exclusive processes and the
quarkgluon structure of hadrons in QCD; fundamental problems in atomic and nuclear
physics.
Recent
work.


Lance Dixon
 Theoretical particle physics; superstring theory, model building, and applications;
perturbative QCD.
Recent
work.


Sidney Drell
 Theoretical physics, elementary particle physics, and quantum theory; national security
and arms control.
Recent
work.


JoAnne Hewett
 Theoretical Particle Physics; Phenomenology of Electroweak Interactions.
Recent
work.

Stefan Hoeche

Theoretical
particle physics; Phenomenology of the Standard Model; MonteCarlo event
generators.
Recent
work.

Shamit Kachru
 Theoretical physics. String theory, dualities, supersymmetry breaking, and
early universe cosmology.
Recent work.


Michael Peskin
 Theoretical highenergy physics; models of symmetrybreaking in the electroweak gauge
theory and methods for their experimental tests, especially at present and future e+e
colliders; superstring theory and other approaches to the origin of the fermion mass
spectrum.
Recent
work.


Thomas Rizzo
 Theoretical particle physics; phenomenology of new physics models and
experimental tests at colliders.
Recent work.

Eva Silverstein
 Theoretical high energy physics: duality symmetries and nonperturbative phenomena in
string theory, applications to the unification of string vacua and to supersymmetry
breaking; lightcone formulations and applications of nontrivial renormalizationgroup
fixed points; issues in the ''matrix model'' proposal for formulating the theory (known as
''M theory'') underlying string theory.
Recent
work.


Jay Wacker

Theoretical particle physics focusing on beyond the Standard Model physics.
Recent work.

Maria C. Herraez