Shuji Nakamura

Nobel Prize in Physics, NAE, NAI, NIHF
Royal Academy of Engineering
CREE Distinguished Professor, Materials


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

Materials Research Areas: 


Global Energy Prize
Zayed Future Energy Prize Lifetime Achievement
Harvey Prize for advancements in Science and Technology
Benjamin Franklin Medal in Engineering
Millennium Technology Prize

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.


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