Lisa Randall

"The beauty of physics allows us explore inside atoms and discover what they truly are."

Randall is an expert of particle physics and cosmology at Harvard University, where she has the “Frank J. Baird, Jr.”, Professor of Science. Her research links theoretical perspectives addressing puzzles in our current understanding of the properties of matter, universe and space.

Moreover, her theory includes the Randall-Sundrum model involving multiple spaces with extra dimensions. She has also worked in fields such as supersymmetry, the standard model, cosmic inflation or general relativity.

Her book Warped Passages: Unraveling the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions was included in the list of the 100 most notable books of 2005 by The New York Times.

Randall is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has received numerous honors and awards.

Also she was included in Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” of 2007, Esquire magazine included her as one of the “75 most influential people of the 21st century,” and in 2008 was one of 40 people featured in the Rolling Stone 40th Anniversary Issue.