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Chris McKee received his Ph.D. in Physics from UC Berkeley in 1970. After a brief stay at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, he spent a year as a postdoc at Caltech. He then went to Harvard as an assistant professor of astronomy for three years, and in 1974 he joined the Physics and Astronomy Departments here at Berkeley. He served as the first Director of the Theoretical Astrophysics Center in 1985, and from 1985-1998 he directed the Space Sciences Laboratory.  He was Chair of the Physics Department from 2000-2004.   He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he has been both a Miller Professor and a Guggenheim Fellow.  He was the co-chair of the 2000 decadal survey in astronomy and astrophysics.
Christopher McKee
Professor
Research: Astrophysics
Campus Office:
C31 Hearst Field Annex
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