Paul Langacker

Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics

Born 1946
B.S. M.I.T. (1968)
Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley (1972)
Emeritus Professor of Physics (University of Pennsylvania)

Professional Activities

  • Member/Visitor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 2006-2019.
  • Senior Scientist/Lecturer, Princeton University, 2011-2018.
  • Co-convenor, Workshop on Probing the TeV Scale and Beyond, Mainz Institute for Theoretical Physics, July 2014.
  • Editorial Committee, Annual Reviews of Nuclear and Particle Science, 2012-2015.
  • Co-convener, Workshop on First Two Years of the LHC, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in China, Beijing, Summer, 2012.
  • Co-convener, Workshop on Strings at the LHC and in the Early Universe, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, Spring, 2010.
  • Associate Editor, Reviews of Modern Physics, 2007-2013.
  • Member, organizing committee for International Conference on High Energy Physics, Philadelphia, 2008 (ICHEP2008).
  • Member, Organizing Committee, String Phenomenology, 2008, Philadelphia, May, 2008.
  • Chair, Steering Committee for the LHC Theory Initiative, 2006-2015.
  • Member, HEPAP subpanel on the University Grants Program, 2006-2007.
  • LangackerFest, 60th birthday celebration, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • Henry Primakoff Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • Fermilab Frontier Fellow, 2005
  • Member, High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP) of the Department of Energy and National Science Foundation (2002-2005).
  • Co-organizer, Aspen Winter Conference At the Frontiers of Particle Physics, 2003.
  • Keck Distinguished Visiting Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, 2001
  • Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania (1/96-6/01)
  • William Smith Term Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania (7/93-6/98)
  • Fellow, American Physical Society and AAAS
  • Divisional Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters (1998-2004)
  • Member, Particle Data Group (1998-2016)
  • Member, Steering Committee for SUSY conferences, 1998- .
  • Co-chair, SUSY 97, Philadelphia (1997)
  • Co-convener, Workshop on Unification: From the Weak Scale to the Planck Scale, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara (1995)
  • Editorial Board, Physical Review (1986-88, 1991-93)
  • Executive Committee, Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society (1989-1991)
  • Scientific Director, Theoretical Advanced Study Institute (TASI) (1990 and 1998)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Prize (1988)