School of Physics Committees

2015-2016: Assignments and Responsibilities (August 17, 2015)

Administrative Functions

  • Chair: Laguna
  • Associate Chair for Graduate Program: Ballantyne
  • Associate Chair for Undergraduate Program: Kennedy
  • Associate Chair for Physics Education:  Schatz


  1. Faculty Advisory (elected): Chapman (chair), Mourigal, First, Greco, Davidovic
  2. Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure: Cadonati, Chapman (Chair), Conrad, Cvitanovic, Goldman
  3. Periodic Peer Review: Cadonati, Chapman (Chair), Conrad, Cvitanovic, Goldman
  4. Graduate Program: Ballantyne (Chair), Cadonati, Curtis, First, Niebuhr, Parker, Sowell, Wiesenfeld, Yunker
  5. Undergraduate Program:  Kennedy (Chair), Jarrio, Kim, Kindermann, Niebuhr, Pustilnik, Sa de Melo, Schatz, Scherbakov, Taboada
  6. Introductory Physics Program: Bogdanovic, Darnton, Greco, Gumbart, Jarrio, Matsumoto, Mourigal, Murray, Rocklin, Schatz (Chair)
  7. Safety and Facilities: Davidovic (Chair), Jiang, Otte, Pruitt
  8. Colloquium: Cvitanovic (Chair), Li, Raman, Sponberg, Zangwill
  9. Computer: First, Wallom (Chair), Wise
  10. Awards and Fellowships: de Heer, Fenton, Grigoriev (Chair), Shoemaker, Trebino, Wiesenfeld

Other Responsibilities

  • Elected Members of Academic Senate & General Faculty Assembly: Ballantyne (2015-18), Fenton (2015-18)
  • DoTE, Director of Teaching Effectiveness (CoS): Kennedy
  • Dean’s RPT Advisory Committee: Chapman
  • GT1000: Greco
  • Student Physics Society Advisor: Greco
  • Society of Women in Physics Advisor: Shoemaker
  • Astronomy Club Advisor: Sowell
  • Outreach Coordinators: Greco, Sowell