Andrei Sakharov Prize (APS)
The Andrei Sakharov Prize is a prize that is to be awarded every second year by the American Physical Society since 2006. The recipients are chosen for "outstanding leadership and/or achievements of scientists in upholding human rights". The prize is named after Andrei Sakharov (1921-1989), Soviet nuclear physicist, dissident and human rights activist; as of 2007 it is valued at $10,000.
- 2014 Boris Altshuler (Moscow) and Omid Kokabee
- 2012 Mulugeta Bekele and Richard Wilson
- 2010 Herman Winick, Joseph Birman, and Morris (Moishe) Pripstein
- 2008 Liangying Xu
- 2006 Yuri Orlov
- Andrei Sakharov Prize, American Physical Society