Professor Shuji Nakamura receives Zayed Future Energy Prize's Lifetime Achievement Award
January 16, 2018
UCSB professor and Nobel laureate Shuji Nakamura is awarded the 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize
The materials professor, who is also the research director for UCSB’s Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center, has been awarded the 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize (ZFEP). Nakamura is recognized in the Lifetime Achievement category, which honors “an individual with an outstanding record of achievement in the renewable energy and sustainability sectors.”
“The 2018 Zayed Future Energy Award recognizes the global impact of solid-state lighting technology on both the climate and the citizens of our planet, and I am honored that my work in this field is again being highlighted,” Nakamura said.
KT Photo By Ryan Lim: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to Shuji Nakamura during the Zayed Future Energy Prize awarding ceremony.
Xinhua photo by Su Xiaopo: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed (1st, L) presents the Zayed Future Energy Lifetime Achievement Award to Japanese-born American professor of electronic engineering Shuji Nakamura.
Zayedfutureenergyprize.com: His Highness congratulated the winners and highlighted the important role they play in improving lives in respective communities and furthering economic and social development. He also encouraged them to continue their work to develop solutions that can benefit the world.