Humboldt Prize

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The Humboldt Prize, also known as the Humboldt Research Award, is an award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to internationally renowned scientists and scholars. The prize is currently valued at € 60,000 with the possibility of further support during the prize winner's life.[1][2] Up to one hundred such awards are granted each year. Nominations must be submitted by established academics in Germany.

The award is named after the late Prussian naturalist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt.

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Biology

Günter Blobel, Serge Daan, Daniel Gianola, Hendrikus Granzier, Dan Graur, Bert Hölldobler, Sergej Nedospasov, Hans Othmer, Thomas Dyer Seeley, Günter P. Wagner, Rüdiger Wehner, Eckard Wimmer.

Chemistry

Anthony J. Arduengo III, Paul Josef Crutzen, Robert F. Curl, John Bennett Fenn, Walter Gilbert, Robert H. Grubbs, Narayan Hosmane, Jean-Marie Lehn, Rudolph Marcus, James Cullen Martin, Debashis Mukherjee, Kenji Ohmori, John Anthony Pople, Julius Rebek, Richard R. Schrock, Peter Schwerdtfeger, Oktay Sinanoğlu, Yoshitaka Tanimura, Thomas Zemb, Ahmed H. Zewail.

Computer Science

Manindra Agrawal, Patrick Cousot (2008), Ken Forbus,[3] Michael Fellows, Leonid Levin, Toby Walsh.

Economics

Gérard Debreu, Ronald Shephard, Hal Varian.

Linguistics

Matthew S. Dryer, Jaklin Kornfilt

Management

Timothy M. Devinney

Mathematics

Dmitri Anosov, Spencer J. Bloch, Alexandre Eremenko, Dima Grigoriev, Victor Guillemin, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Robert Langlands, Roberto Longo,[4] Benoît Mandelbrot, Arnold Mandell, Grigory Margulis, Vladimir Maz'ya, Curtis T. McMullen, Taras Mel'nyk, Alexander Merkurjev, John Milnor, Teimuraz Pirashvili, Gopal Prasad, Shayle R. Searle, Elias M. Stein, Anatoly Vershik, Ernest Borisovich Vinberg, Raymond O. Wells, Jr., Shing-Tung Yau, Marc Yor, Andrei Zelevinsky.

Medicine

Fritz Albert Lipmann, Stanley B. Prusiner

Philosophy

Colin Allen, Panagiotis Kondylis, Michael Friedman, Jeff Malpas, John Perry, R. Jay Wallace.

Physics

Girish Agarwal, Wolfgang Bauer, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Robert W. Boyd, Ali Chamseddine, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Steven Chu, Predrag Cvitanović, Donald D. Clayton, Hans Dehmelt, Durmus A. Demir, Tomasz Dietl, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Roy J. Glauber, Chris Greene, John L. Hall, Theodor W. Hänsch, Robert Hofstadter, John W. Harris, Kyozi Kawasaki, Jihn E. Kim, Masatoshi Koshiba, Andreas Mandelis, Herbert Kroemer, M. Brian Maple, Jagdish Mehra, Rabindra Mohapatra, Pran Nath, Holger Bech Nielsen, –Hirosi Ooguri, Valery Pokrovsky, Alfred Saupe, Arthur L. Schawlow, Julian Schwinger, Clifford G. Shull, Ching W. Tang, Anthony William Thomas, José W. F. Valle, Gary A. Wegner, Gary Westfall, Nihat Berker, Paul Wiegmann, M. Suhail Zubairy, Victor I. Klimov,[5][6] and Gia Dvali

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