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Since the creation of the Panofsky Fellowship award in 1989, there have been twenty six Fellows performing research at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in the fields of experimental and theoretical particle physics, astrophysics, and accelerator physics.  Starting with fellowships awarded in 2015, we expanded the scope of the Panofsky Fellowship to encompass the full range of scientific research at SLAC.

Most Recent Fellows

Name Year of Award         Field of Research
Pete Dahlberg 2021 Biological function
Ben Ofori-Okai 2021 High energy density matter
Auralee Edelen  2020 Machine learning applications to accelerator control
Wai Ling (Kimmy) Wu  2020 Particle astrophysics, cosmology and study of the CMB
Daniel Gruen  2019 Particle astrophysics and cosmology
Emma McBride  2018 Investigation of warm dense matter using X-ray scattering techniques
Caterina Vernieri  2018 Fundamental forces of nature
Franklin Fuller 2017 Mining big data to understand catalysts
Cornelius Gati 2017 Imaging of biomolecules at atomic-resolution
Taisia Gorkhover 2016 X-ray nanoparticle holography
Michael Kagan 2016 Elementary matter particles and force carriers
Zeeshan Ahmed 2015 Particle astrophysics and cosmology
Agostino Marinelli 2015 Accelerator science and advanced accelerator research

Previous Fellows

Name Date of Activity Field of Research Present Position
Giacinto Piacquadio 2012 - 2015 Experimental Particle Physics Associate Professor
Stony Brook University
Eduardo Rozo 2012 - 2014 Particle Astrophysics Professor
University of Arizona
Joel England 2010 - 2013 Accelerator Physics Lead Scientist
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Yasunobu Uchiyama 2008 - 2013 Particle Astrophysics Professor
Rikkyo University
Andy Haas 2008 - 2011 Experimental Particle Physics Associate Professor
New York University
Ariel Schwartzman 2006 - 2008 Experimental Particle Physics Associate Professor
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Stanford University
Saurabh Jha 2006 - 2007 Particle Astrophysics Professor
Rutgers University
Eric Colby 2000 - 2005 Accelerator Physics Sr. Technical Advisor
Office of High Energy Physics, Office of Science, DOE
Colin Jessop 1998 - 2003 Experimental Particle Physics Professor
University of Notre Dame
Frank Zimmermann 1997 - 1999 Accelerator Physics Senior Scientist
Center for European Nuclear Research (CERN)
Tor Raubenheimer 1994 - 1997 Accelerator Physics Professor
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Stanford University
Emlyn Hughes 1992 - 1996 Experimental Particle Physics Professor
Columbia University
Lance Dixon 1989 - 1992 Elementary Particle Theory Professor
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Stanford University