Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Joshua Klein is a high-energy physicist and an internationally recognized scholar of experimental particle physics, neutrinos, and dark matter. He was a leading team member for the SNO experiment known for “Solving the Solar Neutrino Problem” that resulted in a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics for Art McDonald in 2015. Klein serves as Chair and spokesperson for the SNO+ and MiniCLEAN Experiments, and has served as a member of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment Executive Committee. He is a recipient of the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics and a Fellow of the American Physical Society. At Penn, Klein’s excellent teaching has been recognized by the Provost’s Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, and he has served as Chair of Penn Arts & Sciences Curriculum Committee and as a member of the Provost’s Academic Planning and Budget Committee and the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.