Oversight Committee

The Oversight Committee oversees the activities of the Institute.  The Committee advises the FTPI director, the head of the School of Physics and Astronomy and the dean of the College of Science and Engineering. The Oversight Committee serves as a liaison between FTPI and the broader national and international theoretical physics community, as well as other sectors.

John Beacom

John Beacom

Member

Department of Physics and Department of Astronomy; Director, Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP)
Ohio State University

Paul Crowell

Paul Crowell

Ex-officio

Head, School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Minnesota

Marcela Carena

Marcela Carena

Member

Head, Theoretical Physics Department
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Mirjam Cvetic

Mirjam Cvetic

Acting Co-Chair

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Pennsylvania

E. Dan Dahlberg

E. Dan Dahlberg

Member

School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Minnesota

Bianca Fine

Bianca M. Fine

Co-Chair

University of Minnesota
Fine Associates, Minneapolis, MN

Alex Kamenev

Alex Kamenev

Ex-officio

Director, Fine Theoretical Physics Institute
School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Minnesota

Subir Sachdev

Subir Sachdev

Member

Chair, Department of Physics
Harvard University

Claudia Scarlata

M. Claudia Scarlata

Member

School of Physics & Astronomy
University of Minnesota

Daniel Spirn

Daniel Spirn

Member

Director, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
University of Minnesota

Former FTPI Oversight Committee Members

Name Years Institution
Allan Bromley 1988-1990     Yale University
William Fine 1988-2002 Fine Associates
Leo Kadanoff 1988-1990 University of Chicago
Larry McLerran 1988-1993 University of Washington
James Serrin 1988-1994 University of Minnesota
Frank Wilczek 1988-2003 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Steve Gasiorowicz 1988-2015 University of Minnesota, FTPI
Marvin Goldberger 1991 University of California, Los Angeles
Allen M. Goldman 1991-2015 University of Minnesota
Burt Halperin 1991-2005 Harvard University
Marvin Marshak 1991-1995 University of Minnesota
Roald Sagdeev 1993-2013 University of Maryland
Arkady Vainshtein 1993-1996 University of Minnesota, FTPI
Avner Friedman 1994-1999 Ohio State University
Boris Shklovskii 1996-1999 University of Minnesota, FTPI
C.C. Huang 1997-2009 University of Minnesota
Keith Olive 1999-2005 University of Minnesota, FTPI
Kenneth Keller 2000-2005 University of Minnesota
Helen Quinn 2003-2008 Stanford University, SLAC
Leonid Glazman 2005-2007 Yale University
David Nelson 2005-2009 Harvard University
H. Ted Davis 2007-2009 University of Minnesota
Mikhail Voloshin 2007-2013 University of Minnesota, FTPI
Erick Weinberg 2008-2017 Columbia University
Steven Girvin 2009-2013 Yale University
David Kohlstedt 2009-2013 University of Minnesota
Allan MacDonald 2014-2018 University of Texas, Austin
Keith Olive 2013-2019 University of Minnesota, FTPI
Ron Poling 2009-2019 University of Minnesota
Douglas N. Arnold 2015-2019 University of Minnesota
Leon Balents 2015-2019 Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara    
Robert Myers 2015-2019 Perimeter Institute
Shaul Hanany 2015-2019 University of Minnesota
Edward "Rocky" Kolb     2015-2020 University of Chicago