List of Nobel laureates associated with University of California, Berkeley


List of Nobel laureates associated with University of California, Berkeley

This is an alphabetical table of Nobel laureates associated with the University of California, Berkeley, including current and former faculty members and researchers as well as graduates. As of 2006, 61 Nobel laureates are associated with Berkeley.

Berkeley currently has seven Nobel laureates on its faculty, out of the twenty full-time faculty members who have won the Prize.

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NamePrizeRelationship to UC Berkeley

A

George A. Akerlof (1940- )2001, EconomicsProfessor of Economics (1966-1978, 1980- )

Luis Alvarez (1911-1988)1968, PhysicsProfessor of Physics (1936-88)

Werner Arber (1929- )1978, MedicineResearcher (1963), Visiting Professor of Molecular Biology (1970-1971)

B

Felix Bloch (1905-1983)1952, PhysicsCyclotron researcher (1939)

Sydney Brenner (1927- )2002, MedicineResearcher (1953), Founder of the Molecular Sciences Institute in Berkeley (1996)

C

Melvin Calvin (1911-1997)1961, ChemistryProfessor of Chemistry (1947-1997)

Thomas R. Cech (1947- )1989, ChemistryPhD 1975

Owen Chamberlain (1920-2006)1959, PhysicsProfessor of Physics (1958-2006)

Steven Chu (1948- )1997, PhysicsPhD 1976, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Director (2004- )

Robert F. Curl Jr. (1933- )1996, ChemistryPhD 1950

James Watson Cronin (1931-)1980, PhysicsResearcher at Berkeley Bevatron (1958)

D

Gerard Debreu (1921-2004)1983, EconomicsProfessor of Economics (1962-2004)

E

Joseph Erlanger (1874-1965)1944, MedicineBS 1895

F

Andrew Fire (1959-)2006, MedicineBA 1978

G

William F. Giauque (1895-1982)1949, ChemistryBS 1920, PhD 1922, Professor of Chemistry (1922-1982)

Donald A. Glaser (1926- )1960, PhysicsProfessor of Physics (1957- )

Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932- )1979, PhysicsProfessor of Physics (1960-1966)

David Gross (1941- )2004, PhysicsPhD 1966

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (1932-2007)1991, PhysicsPostdoctoral 1959

H

John C. Harsanyi (1920-2000)1994, EconomicsProfessor of Economics (1964-2000)

Alan J. Heeger (1936- )2000, ChemistryPhD 1961

Dudley R. Herschbach (1932- )1986, ChemistryProfessor of Chemistry (1959-63)

I

J

K

Daniel Kahneman (1934- )2002, EconomicsPhD 1961, Professor of Psychology (1986-1994)

Lawrence R. Klein (1920- )1980, EconomicsBA 1942

Arthur Kornberg (1918-2007 )1959, MedicineResearch investigator (1951)

Kurt Wüthrich (1938- )2002, ChemistryResearch investigator (1965)

L

Willis E. Lamb Jr. (1913- )1955, PhysicsBS 1934, PhD 1938

Robert B. Laughlin (1950- )1998, PhysicsBS 1972

Ernest O. Lawrence (1901-1958)1939, PhysicsProfessor of Physics (1930-1958), Radiation Lab director (1936-1958)

Tsung-Dao Lee (1926-)1957, PhysicsResearch Associate and Instructor (1950-51)

Yuan T. Lee (1936- )1986, ChemistryPhD 1965, Professor of Chemistry (1974- )

Willard F. Libby (1908-1980)1960, ChemistryBS 1931, PhD 1933, Lecturer (1933-41)

M

John C. Mather (1945- )2006, PhysicsPhD 1974

Daniel McFadden (1937-)2000, EconomicsProfessor of Economics (1963-1979, 1990- )

Edwin M. McMillan (1907-1991)1951, PhysicsProfessor of Chemistry (1946-1991)

Czesław Miłosz (1911-2004)1980, LiteratureProfessor of Slavic Languages and Literature (1961-2004)

Mario J. Molina (1943- )1995, ChemistryPhD 1972

Kary B. Mullis (1944- )1993, ChemistryPhD 1972

N

Douglass C. North (1920- )1993, EconomicsBA 1942, PhD 1952

John H. Northrop (1891-1987)1946, ChemistryProfessor of Chemistry (1949-1987)

O

P

Stanley B. Prusiner (1942- )1997, MedicineProfessor of Virology in Residence (1984- )

Q

R

Glenn T. Seaborg (1912-1999)1951, ChemistryPhD 1937, Professor of Chemistry (1937-1999), Chancellor (1958–1961)

Thomas Schelling (1921- ) 2005, Economics BA 1944
Amartya Sen (1933- )1998, EconomicsResearcher (1964-1965)

Emilio Segrè (1905-1989)1959, PhysicsRadiation Lab 1938-46, Professor of Physics (1946-1989)

Julian Schwinger (1918-1994)1965, PhysicsResearch fellow (1939-1941)

Herbert A. Simon (1916-2001)1978, EconomicsResearch Director (1939-1942)

Hamilton O. Smith (1931- )1978, MedicineBS 1952

George F. Smoot (1945- )2006, PhysicsProfessor of Physics (1994- )

Wendell M. Stanley (1904-1971)1946, ChemistryProfessor of Chemistry (1948-1971)

Jack Steinberger (1921- )1988, PhysicsResearcher (1949-1950)

Otto Stern (1888-1969)1939, PhysicsLLD 1930

T

Henry Taube (1915- )1983, ChemistryPhD 1940, Instructor (1940-41)

Charles H. Townes (1915- )1964, PhysicsProfessor of Physics (1967- )

Roger Y. Tsien (1952- )2008, ChemistryProfessor of Chemistry (1982-89)

Richard E. Taylor (1930- )1990, PhysicsPhysicist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (1961-62 )

U

Harold C. Urey (1893-1981)1934, ChemistryPhD 1923

V

W

Selman Waksman (1918-1973)1952, MedicinePhD 1918

Steven Weinberg (1933- )1979, PhysicsResearcher (1959-66)

Maurice Wilkins (1916- )1962, MedicineManhattan Project (1941-1945)

Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921-1996)1973, ChemistryRadiation Lab (1946-1949)

X

Y

Z

Ahmed H. Zewail (1946- )1999, ChemistryResearcher (1974-1976)

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