Professor Shuji Nakamura is one of five recipients of the 2015 Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering

  • NAE welcomed the recipients of the 2015 Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering in the nation's capital on Tuesday February 24, 2015.
  • Award description: for the invention, development, and commercialization of materials and processes for light-emitting diodes (LEDs).
  • Award recipients were:  
    Dr. Isamu Akasaki, Professor, Meijo University
    Dr. M. George Craford, Chief Technology Officer, Philips Lumileds Lighting
    Professor Russell Dupuis, Chaired Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Georgia Institute of Technology
    Dr. Nick Holonyak, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Dr. Shuji Nakamura, Professor of Materials and Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

     

Professor Nakamura's bio: http://www.nae.edu/Projects/Awards/DraperPrize/DraperWinners/2015Draper/...

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