Citation Laureates 2021

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Peidong Yang

Peidong Yang

S.K. and Angela Chan Distinguished Chair in Energy, Department of Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, University of California Berkeley, Kavli Energy Nanoscience Institute, and Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

William K. Wootters

William K. Wootters

Barclay Jermain Professor of Natural Philosophy, Department of Physics, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Edward Witten

Edward Witten

Charles Simonyi Professor, School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

Rainer Weiss

Rainer Weiss

Professor of Physics Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Zhong Lin Wang

Zhong Lin Wang

Regent’s Professor, Hightower Chair in Materials Science and Engineering,  School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

† Yoji Totsuka

† Yoji Totsuka

Former Director-General, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK); Special University Professor, Emeritus, University of Tokyo, Tokyo

Yoshinori Tokura

Yoshinori Tokura

Director, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science, Saitama, Japan, and Professor, Department of Applied Physics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo
(Previously selected as a Citation Laureate in 2002 for work in a different area, high-temperature superconductivity.)

Kip S. Thorne

Kip S. Thorne

Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Rashid A. Sunyaev

Rashid A. Sunyaev

Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching, Head of the High-Energy Astrophysics Department of the Institute for Space Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (in 1982 – 2002; Chief Scientist since 1992); Visiting Professor of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (since 2010), Moscow

Paul J. Steinhardt

Paul J. Steinhardt

Albert Einstein Professor of Science, Departments of Physics and of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton, NJ

David N. Spergel

David N. Spergel

Charles Young Professor on the Class of 1897 Foundation and Chair, Department of Astrophysical Sciences,Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

David R. Smith

David R. Smith

William Bevan Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the Center for Metamaterial and Integrated Plasmonics, Duke University, Durham, NC

Patrice Simon

Patrice Simon

Professor in Materials Science, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III – CNRS, Toulouse

† James F. Scott

† James F. Scott

Director of Research, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge

John H. Schwarz

John H. Schwarz

Harold Brown Professor of Theoretical Physics, Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

† Deceased

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