ResearchResearch GroupAwardsCirriculum Vitae
shuji nakamura
awards and honors
2009
Harvey Prize by Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
2008
Japanese Science of Applied Physics (JSAP)Outstanding Paper Award for the
“Demonstration of Nonpolar m-Plane InGaN/GaN Laser Diode”
2008
The Prince of Asturias Award for Technical Scientific Research
(The Prince of Asturias Foundation, Spain)
2007
Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce Innovator of the Year Award
2007
Czochralski Award
2006
Global Innovation Leader Award, Optical Media Global Industry Awards
2006
Millennium Technology Prize, Finland
2004
The Society for Information Display Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize
2003
CompoundSemi Pioneer Award
2003
National Academy of Engineering Member
2003
Blue Spectrum Pioneer Awards
2002
IEEE/LEOS Quantum Electronics Award
2002
Recipient of the Franklin Institute’s 2002 Benjamin Franklin Medall in Engineering
2002
Takeda Award
2002
The Economist Innovation Award 2002 “No Boundaries”
2002
World Technology Award
2001
Asahi Award
2001
Cree Professor in Solid State Lighting and Display Endowed Chair
2001
OSA Nick Holonyak Award
2001
LEOS Distinguished Lecturer Award
2000
Takayanagi Award
2000
Carl Zeiss Research Award
2000
Crystal Growth and Crystal Technology Award
1999
Julius-Springer Prize for Applied Physics
1998
Innovation in Real Materials (IRM) Award
1998
C&C Award
1998
IEEE Jack A. Morton Award
1998
British Rank Prize
1997
Best Paper Award of Japanese Applied Physics Society
1997
Okochi Memorial Award
1997
Materials Research Society (MRS) Medal Award
1996
Nikkei BP Engineering Award
1996
Nishina Memorial Award
1996
IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Engineering Achievement Award
1996
Society for Information Display (SID) Special Recognition Award
1995
Sakurai Award
1994
Best Paper Award of Japanese Applied Physics Society
1994
Nikkei BP Engineering Award

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