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Post: SLAC Archives and History Office, M/S 82, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Office Location: Bldg.50, Rm.122

Frederick J. Gilman,   -  

Buhl Professor of Theoretical Physics -- Dean, Mellon College of Science-- SLAC Professor

Fred Gilman, 2005

Professional and Biographical Information

  • Carnegie Mellon University
    • Dean, Mellon College of Science, 2007-2016
    • Director, McWilliams Center for Cosmology, 2007-
    • Head, Department of Physics, 1999-2008
    • Researcher in particle physics, 1996-1999
  • High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP)
    • Member, DOE/NSF HEPAP-NSAC Neutrino Scientific Assessment Group, 2005
    • Member, DOE/NSF HEPAP LHC-LC Subpanel, 2005
    • Member, DOE/NSF HEPAP Quantum Universe Subpanel, 2004
    • Member, DOE/NSF HEPAP Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel (P5), 2003
    • Member, NSF/DOE HEPAP subpanel on Long Range Planning, 2001
    • HEPAP Chair, 1999-2005
    • Chair, Subpanel on "Planning for the Future of U. S. High Energy Physics", 1997-1998
    • Member, HEPAP to US Department of Energy, 1990-1995
    • Member, Subpanel on "High Energy Physics and the SSC Over the Next Decade", 1989
  • Superconducting Supercollider (SSC)
    • Deputy Director, 1994-1995
    • Associate Director and Head of the Physics Research Division, 1990-1994
  • Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
    • Co-Director, SLAC Summer Institute on Particle Physics, 1976-1990
    • Experimental Program Advisory Committee (EPAC) Member, 1976-1981
    • Professor, 1973-1990
    • Associate Professor, 1969-1973
    • Program Advisory Committee (PAC) Member, 1969-1972
    • Research Associate, 1967-1969
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), 2014- 
  • Member, Board of Councilors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, 2012-  
  • Member, Executive Board, LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration, 2012-2016
  • Visiting Professor, Weizmann Institute, 1982
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, 1974
  • Visiting Professor, California Institute of Technology, 1973
  • Visiting Professor, Fermilab, 1972
  • Ph.D. in Physics, Princeton University, 1965
  • B.S. in Physics, Michigan State University, 1962

Awards and Honors

  • Dothan Memorial Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, 1993
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 1985
  • National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 1962-1966


  • Editor, Journal of Modern Physics A, 1985-1988
  • Editor, International Journal of Modern Physics A, 1985-1988
  • Lists of Fred Gilman's publications can be found on InSPIRE HEP and Google Scholar.

Archival Materials

Professor Fred Gilman's papers held by the SLAC Archives, History & Records Office are currently being processed, and are not yet open for research. SLAC staff may access descriptions of his papers by clicking this link and entering his last name in the search box at the upper right on that page.

Fred Gilman, 2002             Fred Gilman SLAC ID photo, 1981

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