UCSB Professor Shuji Nakamura Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

“This is an incredible honor for Professor Nakamura and the College of Engineering. Dr. Nakamura’s achievements in solid-state lighting continue to have far-reaching impact on lighting and computing technology,” said Rod Alferness, dean of UCSB’s College of Engineering. “We all have his pioneering research to thank for the LED light bulb, monitors, mobile devices, and large flat screen displays that we enjoy today.”