JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE VON HIPPEL AWARD
 IN MATERIALS SCIENCE

(33% of recipients)

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Listed below are recipients of the von Hippel Award in materials science who were, or are, Jewish.  The von Hippel Award is the highest award of the Materials Research Society, recognizing "brilliance and originality of intellect, combined with vision that transcends the boundaries of conventional scientific disciplines."1
  • Sir Peter Hirsch (1983)
  • John Cahn (1985)
  • Theodore Geballe (1991)
  • Gabor Somorjai (1997)
  • Richard Stein (1999)
  • Simon Moss (2001)
  • Howard Birnbaum (2002)
  • Robert Langer (2005)
  • Tobin Marks (2009)
  • Mildred Dresselhaus (2013)
  • Marvin Cohen (2014)
  • Sir Richard Friend 2 (2015)
  • Charles Lieber (2016)
  • Jerry Tersoff (2019)
  • Samuel Stupp (2022)
NOTES
1. https://www.mrs.org/careers-advancement/awards/fall-awards/von-hippel-award.

2. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.

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