Awards and Prizes


John W. Cahn, senior fellow at the Nat’l Inst. of Standards & Technology (US), received the Bower Award & Prize for Achievement in Science for his accomplishments in the understanding of the thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations. His dedication to understanding materials has inspired scientists and engineers and led directly to the creation of multifunctional materials based on his ground-breaking theories.

Jennifer A. Doudna, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (U. of California, Berekley), was elected to membership in the US Nat’l Academy of Science.