Shuji Nakamura

Nobel Prize in Physics, NAE, NAI, NIHF
Millennium Technology Prize Recipient,
CREE Distinguished Professor, Materials

Contact

(805) 893-8462
3524 Engineering II
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5050

Materials Research Areas: 

Honors: 

Eagle on the World
Asia Game Changer
Global Energy Prize
Physical Society of Japan Honorary Member
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Royal Academy Engineering
Zayed Future Energy Prize Lifetime Achievement

Research Description: 

Widely recognized as pioneer in light emitters based on wide-bandgap semiconductors, Nakamura continues to focus on development of GaN thin film technology for the developments of high efficient Nitride-based LEDs and laser diodes.

Education: 

Doctor of Engineering, University of Tokushima
Master of Electronic Engineering, University of Tokushima
Bachelor of Electronic Engineering, University of Tokushima