Shuji Nakamura (中村 修二, Nakamura Shūji, born May 22, 1954) is a Japanese-born American electronic engineer and inventor specializing in the field of semiconductor technology, professor at the Materials Department of the College of Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), and is regarded as the inventor of the blue ...
Shuji Nakamura The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 . Born: 22 May 1954, Ikata, Japan Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA . Prize motivation: “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources” Prize share: 1/3
Shuji Nakamura, (born May 22, 1954, Ehime, Japan), Japanese-born American materials scientist who was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for inventing blue light-emitting diodes ( LEDs ). He shared the prize with Japanese materials scientists Akasaki Isamu and Amano Hiroshi.
Shuji Nakamura Biographical . S huji Nakamura was born on May 22, 1954 in Oku, a tiny fishing village on the Pacific coast of Shikoku, the smallest of Japan’s four main islands. Farming is the principle occupation in Oku. Local farmers grow yams on steps cut into steep hillsides. Shuji’s maternal grandparents owned such a farm.
Shuji Nakamura. Nobel Prize in Physics, NAE, NAI, NIHF. Royal Academy of Engineering. CREE Distinguished Professor, Materials. Faculty Website.
Shuji Nakamura (中村 修二, Nakamura Shūji, born May 22, 1954) FREng is a Japanese-born American electronic engineer. He is a professor at the Materials Department of the College of Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).  He is known as the inventor of the blue LED. 
Nature Physics - The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has...
Professor Nakamura joined the UC Santa Barbara faculty in 2000 and was appointed to the CREE Chair in Materials. He is also research director for UCSB’s Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center. Known for his technological achievements with semiconducting gallium nitrides, he is widely recognized as the world pioneer in light emitters ...
In this biography, Shuji Nakamura tells the story of his personal life and his scientific career. Shuji Nakamura was born on 22 May 1954 in Oku, a tiny fishing village on the Pacific coast of Shikoku, the smallest of Japan's four main islands.
TOKYO— Age and recognition haven't mellowed Nobel physics laureate Shuji Nakamura. He and fellow Japanese Hiroshi Amano and Isamu Akasaki shared 2014's physics award for developing a blue light-emitting diode (LED), which was at the center at a bitter patent dispute more than a decade ago at about the time Nakamura left Japan.