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Daniel C. Tsui

Daniel Chee Tsui is a Chinese-born American physicist whose areas of research included electrical properties of thin films and microstructures of semiconductors and solid-state physics. In 1998, along with Horst L. Stormer and Robert Laughlin, Ts ...

                                               

Martin Chalfie

Martin Lee Chalfie is an American scientist. He is University Professor at Columbia University. He shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Osamu Shimomura and Roger Y. Tsien "for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent ...

                                               

James Chadwick

Sir James Chadwick, was a British physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932. In 1941, he wrote the final draft of the MAUD Report, which inspired the U.S. government to begin serious atomic ...

                                               

Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Boris Chain, FRS was a German-born British biochemist, and a 1945 co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his work on penicillin.

                                               

Pavel Cherenkov

Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov was a Soviet physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in physics in 1958 with Ilya Frank and Igor Tamm for the discovery of Cherenkov radiation, made in 1934.

                                               

Aaron Ciechanover

Aaron Ciechanover AH -hə- ROHN chee- HAH -noh-vair ; Hebrew: אהרן צחנובר ‎; born October 1, 1947) is an Israeli biologist, who won the Nobel prize in Chemistry for characterizing the method that cells use to degrade and recycle proteins using ubi ...

                                               

Andrew Schally

Andrzej Viktor Andrew Schally is an American endocrinologist of Polish ancestry, who was a corecipient with Roger Guillemin and Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

                                               

Georges Charpak

Georges Charpak was a Polish-born French physicist from a Jewish family who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1992.

                                               

Karl Barry Sharpless

Karl Barry Sharpless is an American chemist and Nobel Laureate known for his work on stereoselective reactions and Click Chemistry.

                                               

Melvin Schwartz

Melvin Schwartz was an American physicist. He shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics with Leon M. Lederman and Jack Steinberger for their development of the neutrino beam method and their demonstration of the doublet structure of the leptons thro ...

                                               

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics university in the city of Zurich, Switzerland, and one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Like its sister institution EPFL, it is an integral part of the Swiss Feder ...

                                               

Randy Schekman

Randy Wayne Schekman is an American cell biologist at the University of California, Berkeley and former editor-in-chief of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2011, he was announced as the editor of eLife, a new high-profile open- ...

                                               

Thomas Schelling

Thomas Crombie Schelling was an American economist and professor of foreign policy, national security, nuclear strategy, and arms control at the School of Public Policy at University of Maryland, College Park. He was also co-faculty at the New En ...

                                               

Lloyd Shapley

Lloyd Stowell Shapley was an American mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning economist. He contributed to the fields of mathematical economics and especially game theory. Shapley is generally considered one of the most important contributors to th ...

                                               

Charles Scott Sherrington

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington was an English neurophysiologist, histologist, bacteriologist, and a pathologist, Nobel laureate and president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Edgar ...

                                               

Dan Shechtman

Dan Shechtman is the Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, an Associate of the US Department of Energys Ames Laboratory, and Professor of Materials Science at Iowa State University. On Apri ...

                                               

Wislawa Szymborska

Maria Wislawa Anna Szymborska was a Polish poet, essayist, translator and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in Prowent, which has since become part of Kornik, she later resided in Krakow until the end of her life. In Poland, S ...

                                               

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States is the academic medical teaching and research arm of the Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876. The School of Medicine shares a campus with the Joh ...

                                               

Brian Schmidt

Brian Paul Schmidt is the Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University. He was previously a Distinguished Professor, Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow and astrophysicist at the Universitys Mount Stromlo Observatory and Research ...

                                               

Yves Chauvin

Yves Chauvin was a French chemist and Nobel Prize laureate. He was honorary research director at the Institut français du petrole and a member of the French Academy of Science. He was known for his work for deciphering the process of metathesis f ...

                                               

Jack W. Szostak

Jack William Szostak is a Canadian American biologist of Polish British descent, Nobel Prize laureate, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, and Alexander Rich Distinguished Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Szost ...

                                               

Myron Scholes

Myron Samuel Scholes is a Canadian-American financial economist. Scholes is the Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, and co-originator of the Black–Scholes ...

                                               

Hans Spemann

Hans Spemann was a German embryologist who was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1935 for his discovery of the effect now known as embryonic induction, an influence, exercised by various parts of the embryo, that directs the deve ...

                                               

John Robert Schrieffer

John Robert Schrieffer was an American physicist who, with John Bardeen and Leon Cooper, was a recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physics for developing the BCS theory, the first successful quantum theory of superconductivity. In 2005, Schrieff ...

                                               

Richard R. Schrock

Richard Royce Schrock is an American chemist and Nobel laureate recognized for his contributions to the olefin metathesis reaction used in organic chemistry.

                                               

Otto Stern

Otto Stern was also the pen name of German womens rights activist Louise Otto-Peters 1819–1895. Otto Stern was a German-American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics. He was the second most nominated person for a Nobel Prize with 82 nomination ...

                                               

Horst Ludwig Stormer

Horst Ludwig Stormer is a German physicist, Nobel laureate and emeritus professor at Columbia University. He was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Daniel Tsui and Robert Laughlin "for their discovery of a new form of quantum fl ...

                                               

Shirin Ebadi

Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian political activist, lawyer, a former judge and human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran. On 10 October 2003, Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneerin ...

                                               

Martin Evans

Sir Martin John Evans is a British biologist who, with Matthew Kaufman, was the first to culture mice embryonic stem cells and cultivate them in a laboratory in 1981. He is also known, along with Mario Capecchi and Oliver Smithies, for his work i ...

                                               

Antonio Egas Moniz

Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz, known as Egas Moniz, was a Portuguese neurologist and the developer of cerebral angiography. He is regarded as one of the founders of modern psychosurgery, having developed the surgical procedure leucot ...

                                               

Gerald Edelman

Gerald Maurice Edelman was an American biologist who shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for work with Rodney Robert Porter on the immune system. Edelmans Nobel Prize-winning research concerned discovery of the structure of anti ...

                                               

Manfred Eigen

Manfred Eigen was a German biophysical chemist who won the 1967 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on measuring fast chemical reactions. Eigens research helped solve major problems in physical chemistry and aided in the understanding of chemical p ...

                                               

Ulf von Euler

Ulf Svante von Euler was a Swedish physiologist and pharmacologist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1970 for his work on neurotransmitters.

                                               

Robert F. Engle

Robert Fry Engle III is an American statistician and the winner of the 2003 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, sharing the award with Clive Granger, "for methods of analyzing economic time series with time-varying volatility ".

                                               

Norman Angell

Sir Ralph Norman Angell was an English Nobel Peace Prize winner. He was a lecturer, journalist, author and Member of Parliament for the Labour Party. Angell was one of the principal founders of the Union of Democratic Control. He served on the Co ...

                                               

Edward Victor Appleton

Sir Edward Victor Appleton was an English physicist, Nobel Prize winner and pioneer in radiophysics. He studied, and was also employed as a lab technician, at Bradford College from 1909 to 1911. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1947 for his s ...

                                               

Joseph Erlanger

Joseph Erlanger was an American physiologist who is best known for his contributions to the field of neuroscience. Together with Herbert Spencer Gasser, he identified several varieties of nerve fiber and established the relationship between actio ...

                                               

Richard R. Ernst

Richard Robert Ernst is a Swiss physical chemist and Nobel Laureate. Born in Winterthur, Switzerland, Ernst was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1991 for his contributions towards the development of Fourier transform Nuclear Magnetic Reson ...

                                               

Gerhard Ertl

Gerhard Ertl is a German physicist and a Professor emeritus at the Department of Physical Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin, Germany. Ertls research laid the foundation of modern surface chemistry, which has he ...

                                               

Leo Esaki

Reona Esaki, also known as Leo Esaki, is a Japanese physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaever and Brian David Josephson for his work in electron tunneling in semiconductor materials which finally led to his inventi ...

                                               

Arthur Ashkin

Arthur Ashkin is an American scientist and Nobel laureate who worked at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies. Ashkin has been considered by many as the father of optical tweezers, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 at a ...

                                               

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai, also known mononymously as Malala, is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially the education of women and children in her native Swat Val ...

                                               

Michael W. Young

Michael Warren Young is an American biologist and geneticist. He has dedicated over three decades to research studying genetically controlled patterns of sleep and wakefulness within Drosophila melanogaster. At Rockefeller University, his lab has ...

                                               

Gerard 't Hooft

Gerardus t Hooft is a Dutch theoretical physicist and professor at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He shared the 1999 Nobel Prize in Physics with his thesis advisor Martinus J. G. Veltman "for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak ...

                                               

Fields Medal

The Fields Medal is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians under 40 years of age at the International Congress of the International Mathematical Union, a meeting that takes place every four years. The Fields Medal is regarded as on ...

                                               

Michael Atiyah

Sir Michael Francis Atiyah was a British-Lebanese mathematician specialising in geometry. Atiyah grew up in Sudan and Egypt but spent most of his academic life in the United Kingdom at University of Oxford and University of Cambridge, and in the ...

                                               

Enrico Bombieri

Enrico Bombieri is an Italian mathematician, known for his work in analytic number theory, Diophantine geometry, complex analysis, and group theory. He won a Fields Medal in 1974. Bombieri is currently Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathemat ...

                                               

Richard Borcherds

Richard Ewen Borcherds is a British mathematician currently working in quantum field theory. He is known for his work in lattices, number theory, group theory, and infinite-dimensional algebras, for which he was awarded the Fields Medal in 1998.

                                               

Jean Bourgain

Jean, Baron Bourgain February 28, 1954 – December 22, 2018) was a Belgian mathematician. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1994 in recognition of his work on several core topics of mathematical analysis such as the geometry of Banach spaces, har ...

                                               

Akshay Venkatesh

Akshay Venkatesh is an Australian mathematician and a professor at the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study. His research interests are in the fields of counting, equidistribution problems in automorphic forms and number theo ...

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