Shuji Nakamura Named Winner of 2009 Harvey Prize

Shuji Nakamura Named Winner of 2009 Harvey Prize.

Lighting pioneer Shuji Nakamura and a member of CEEM's Solid-State Lighting research group has been named one of the two winners of the 2009 Harvey Prize for advancements in science and technology. The prize will be presented at a ceremony in Haifa, Israel, on February 17. Nakamura is a professor of materials in the College of Engineering at UCSB, where he also is co-director of the Solid State Lighting and Energy Center. He is internationally known for his invention of revolutionary new light sources: blue, green, and white light-emitting diodes and the blue laser diode. 1/26/10 PRESS RELEASE

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