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Division of Engineering Sciences


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Shuji Nakamura
Election Year 2016
Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center
Materials Department
University of California, Santa Barbara
Engineering II, Bldg. 503, Rm. 3524
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5055, USA
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Current Positions
  • Professor, Materials and Electrical & Computer Engineering; Research Director, Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center; Cree Chair in Solid State Lighting & Displays; Co-founder, Soraa Inc. and Soraa Laser Diode, Inc.
Education
  • University of Tokushima, Japan, Bachelor of Electronic Engineering (1977)
  • University of Tokushima, Japan, Master of Electronic Engineering (1979)
  • University of Tokushima, Japan, Doctor of Engineering (1994)
Professional Experience
  • Nichia Chemical Ind., Ltd., Research and Development (1979-84)
  • Nichia Chemical Ind., Ltd., Group Head, Research and Development 1st Section (1985-88)
  • University of Florida, Visiting Research Associate, Electronic Engineering (1988-89)
  • Nichia Chemical Ind., Ltd., Group Head, Research and Development 2nd Section (1989-93)
  • Nichia Chemical Ind., Ltd., Senior Researcher, Department of Research and Development (R&D)(1993-99)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Professor, Materials & ECE Departments (1999-Present)
Specialties
  • MOCVD, HVPE, and growth and device fabrication of light-emitters based on the wide-bandgap nitride-based semiconductors
Awards and Honors
  • Nikkei BP Engineering Award (1994, 1996)
  • Sakurai Award (1995)
  • Nishina Memorial Award (1996)
  • Okochi Memorial Award (1997)
  • Materials Research Society Medal Award (1997)
  • Innovation in Real Materials Award (1998)
  • C&C Award (1998)
  • IEEE Jack A. Morton Award (1998)
  • British Rank Prize (1998)
  • Julius-Springer Prize for Applied Physics (1999)
  • Takayanagi Award (2000)
  • Carl Zeiss Research Award (2000)
  • Honda Award (2000)
  • Asahi Award (2001)
  • OSA Nick Holonyak Award (2001)
  • IEEE/LEOS Quantum Electronics Award (2002)
  • Benjamin Franklin Medal in Engineering (2002)
  • Takeda Award (2002)
  • World Technology Award (2002)
  • CompoundSemi Pioneer Award (2003)
  • National Academy of Engineering Fellow (2003)
  • Blue Spectrum Pioneer Awards (2003)
  • Society for Information Display Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize (2004)
  • Millennium Technology Prize (2006)
  • Czochralski Award (2007)
  • Prince of Asturias Award for Technical Scientific Research (2008)
  • Harvey Prize (2009)
  • Technology and Engineering Emmy Award (2011)
  • LED Pioneer Awards (2013 )
  • Nobel Prize in Physics ( 2014)
  • Order of Culture Award, Japan (2014)
  • Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering (2015)
  • National Academy of Inventors Fellow (2015)
  • Japanese Science of Applied Physics Honorary Member (2015)
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame (2015)
  • Physical Society of Japan Honorary Member (2015)
  • Global Energy Prize (2015)
  • Asia Game Changer (2015)
  • Eagle on the World (2015)
  • Japanese Illuminating Engineering Institute Honorary Member (2015)
  • Japanese Institute of Electronics and information Honorary Member (2015)
  • Japanese Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Honorary Member (2015)
  • AAEOY Distinguished Science and Technology Award in Los Angeles (2015)
  • Doctor Honoris Cause from Wroclaw University in Poland (2015)
  • The Asian Award/Outstanding Achievement in Science & Technology, London, England (2016)
  • Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Heritage Award, Sacramento, CA (2016)
  • Ordine dei Santi Mauizio e Lazzaro (2016)
  • Academia Sinica Fellow, Taiwan (2017)
  • Mountbatten Medal Achievement Award, Institute of Engineering and Technology, England (2017)
  • Asia Pacific Brands Foundation Awards: Legendary Award (2017)
  • Doctor Honoris Causa from University of Warsaw in Poland (2017)
  • Honorary Fellowship Awards from Hong Kong Baptist University ACKM (2017)
  • Doctor Honoris Causa from Universidad International Menendez Pelayo in Spain (2017)
  • Zayed Future Energy Prize Lifetime Achievement, United Arab Emirates (2018)
  • Honorary Degree from University of Massachusetts Lowell (2018)
  • 10th Iwaki Award in Japan (2018)
  • Degree of Doctor of Science in Engineering (Honoris cause) for distinction in engineering from Queen’s University Belfast (2018)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Energy and Sustainable Development, The University of Perugia in Italy (2019)