List of Nobel laureates affiliated with the University of Chicago

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List of Nobel laureates affiliated with the University of Chicago is a comprehensive list of people affiliated with the University of Chicago as alumni, current and former faculty members, students, researchers, and other affiliations. It intends to provide more detailed information about each laureate than Nobel laureates by university affiliation, which merely lists name and affiliation.

Standard list[edit]

89 laureates total (The official count includes affiliates for less than one year)

  1. Luis W. Alvarez
  2. Gary Becker
  3. James M. Buchanan
  4. Owen Chamberlain
  5. James Cronin
  6. Clinton Davisson
  7. Eugene Fama
  8. Jerome Friedman
  9. Milton Friedman
  10. Lars Peter Hansen
  11. Ernest Lawrence
  12. Tsung-Dao Lee
  13. Robert Lucas Jr
  14. Harry Markowitz
  15. Robert Millikan
  16. Robert Mulliken
  17. Irwin Rose
  18. F. Sherwood Rowland
  19. Paul Samuelson
  20. Myron Scholes
  21. Herbert A. Simon
  22. Roger Sperry
  23. Jack Steinberger
  24. George Stigler
  25. Edward Lawrie Tatum
  26. Daniel Tsui
  27. James Dewey Watson
  28. Frank Wilczek
  29. Chen Ning Yang
  30. Alexei A. Abrikosov
  31. Saul Bellow
  32. Masatoshi Koshiba
  33. Hans Albrecht Bethe
  34. Kenneth J. Arrow
  35. Julian Schwinger
  36. Eugene P. Wigner
  37. Maria Goeppert-Mayer
  38. Werner Heisenberg
  39. George Wald
  40. Alexis Carrel
  41. Subramanyan Chandrasekhar
  42. Robert Schrieffer
  43. Murray Gell-Mann
  44. Enrico Fermi
  45. James Franck
  46. Albert Abraham Michelson
  47. Arthur Holly Compton
  48. Edward C. Prescott
  49. James J. Heckman
  50. Daniel L. McFadden
  51. Robert A. Mundell
  52. Robert Fogel
  53. Ronald H. Coase
  54. Merton H. Miller
  55. Trygve Haavelmo
  56. Gérard Debreu
  57. Lawrence R. Klein
  58. Theodore W. Schultz
  59. Tjalling C. Koopmans
  60. Friedrich August von Hayek
  61. Richard E. Smalley
  62. Paul Crutzen
  63. Yuan T. Lee
  64. Henry Taube
  65. Herbert C. Brown
  66. Ilya Prigogine
  67. William H. Stein
  68. Gerhard Herzberg
  69. Karl Ziegler
  70. Willard Frank Libby
  71. Glenn Theodore Seaborg
  72. Charles Brenton Huggins
  73. Konrad Bloch
  74. Sir John Carew Eccles
  75. George Wells Beadle
  76. Hermann Joseph Muller
  77. Edward Adelbert Doisy
  78. JM Coetzee
  79. Bertrand Russell
  80. Roger Myerson
  81. Leonid Hurwicz
  82. Yoichiro Nambu
  83. Leon M. Lederman
  84. Harold Clayton Urey
  85. Barack Obama
  86. Ada Yonath
  87. George E. Smith
  88. Bruce Beutler
  89. Thomas Sargent

Detailed list[edit]

Year Image Laureate Relation Category Rationale
1968 Luis Alvarez ID badge.png Alvarez, LuisLuis Alvarez Alumnus (B.Sc., 1932; M.Sc., 1934; Ph.D., 1936) Physics [1]
1992 GaryBecker-May24-2008.jpg Becker, GaryGary Becker Alumnus (A.M., 1953; Ph.D., 1955), Faculty Economics [2][3]
1976 SaulBellowcropped.jpg Bellow, SaulSaul Bellow Attended (listed by UChicago as "X. '39"), Faculty (1962–1993)[4] Literature "for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work"[5]
1979 Brown, Herbert C.Herbert C. Brown Alumnus (B.S., 1936; Ph.D., 1938), Faculty Chemistry [6]
1986 Buchanan, James M.James M. Buchanan Alumnus (Ph.D., 1948) Economics [7]
1959 Owen Chamberlain.jpg Chamberlain, OwenOwen Chamberlain Alumnus (Ph.D., 1949) Physics [8]
1980 800px-James Watson Cronin 2006 -cropped.jpg Cronin, JamesJames Cronin Alumnus (M.S., 1953; Ph.D., 1955) Physics [9]
1937 Davisson, ClintonClinton Davisson Alumnus (B.S., 1908) Physics [10]
1990 Friedman, JeromeJerome Friedman Alumnus (B.S., 1950; M.S., 1953; Ph.D., 1956) Physics [11]
1976 Friedman, MiltonMilton Friedman Alumnus (M.A., 1933), Faculty Economics [12]
1925 Ernest Orlando Lawrence.jpg Lawrence, ErnestErnest Lawrence Student (one year) Physics [13]
1957 Lee, Tsung-DaoTsung-Dao Lee Alumnus (Ph.D., 1950) Physics
1995 Lucas, Jr., Robert EmersonRobert Emerson Lucas, Jr. Economics
1990 Markowitz, HarryHarry Markowitz Economics
1923 Robert-millikan2.jpg Millikan, RobertRobert Millikan Physics
1966 Mulliken, RobertRobert Mulliken Chemistry
2004 Nobel2004chemistrylaurets-Rose.jpg Rose, IrwinIrwin Rose Chemistry
1995 F. Sherwood Rowland.jpg Rowland, Frank SherwoodFrank Sherwood Rowland Chemistry
1970 Paul Samuelson.jpg Samuelson, PaulPaul Samuelson Economics
1997 Myron Scholes 2008 in Lindau.png Scholes, MyronMyron Scholes (shared with Robert C. Merton) Alumnus (M.B.A., 1964; Ph.D., 1969),[14] Faculty (Booth School of Business, 1973–1983)[14][15] Economics "for a new method to determine the value of derivatives"[15]
1978 Simon, Herbert A.Herbert A. Simon Alumnus (Class of 1936; Ph.D., 1943)[16] Economics "for his pioneering research into the decision-making process within economic organizations"[17]
1981 Sperry, Roger WolcottRoger Wolcott Sperry (shared with David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel) Alumnus (Ph.D., 1941), Faculty (1946–1953)[18] Medicine "for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres" (alone)[19]
1988 Jack-Steinberger-2008.JPG Steinberger, JackJack Steinberger (shared with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz) Alumnus (Class of 1942,[20] Ph.D. 1948[21]) Physics "for the neutrino beam method and the demonstration of the doublet structure of the leptons through the discovery of the muon neutrino"[22]
1925 James Franck.jpg Franck, JamesJames Franck (shared with Gustav Hertz) Faculty/researcher (1938–1956)[23] Physics "for their discovery of the laws governing the impact of an electron upon an atom"[24]
1982 Stigler, GeorgeGeorge Stigler Alumnus (Ph.D., 1938),[25] Faculty (1958–1991)[26] Economics "for his seminal studies of industrial structures, functioning of markets and causes and effects of public regulation"[27]
1958 Tatum, Edward LawrieEdward Lawrie Tatum (shared with George Beadle) Alumnus (Class of 1931; M.S. 1932; Ph.D. 1934)[28] Medicine "for their discovery that genes act by regulating definite chemical events"[29]
1988 Tsui, Daniel C.Daniel C. Tsui (shared with Robert Laughlin and Horst Störmer) Alumnus (Ph.D., 1967)[30] Physics "for their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations"[31]
1962 Watson, James D.James D. Watson (shared with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins) Alumnus (Class of 1947)[32] Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material"[33]
2004 FrankStockholm2004.jpg Wilczek, FrankFrank Wilczek (shared with David Gross and H. David Politzer) Alumnus (Class of 1970)[34] Physics "for the discovery of asymptotic freedom in the theory of the strong interaction"[35]
1957 CNYang.jpg Yang, Chen NingChen Ning Yang (shared with Tsung-Dao Lee) Alumnus (Ph.D., 1948)[4] Physics "for their penetrating investigation of the so-called parity laws which has led to important discoveries regarding the elementary particles"[36]
2003 AA Abrikosov ANL1.jpg Abrikosov, Alexei AlexeyevichAlexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (shared with Vitaly L. Ginzburg and Anthony J. Leggett) Researcher at Argonne National Laboratory (operated by the University of Chicago)[37] Physics "for pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids"[38]
2002 Koshiba, MasatoshiMasatoshi Koshiba (shared with Raymond Davis, Jr. and Riccardo Giacconi) Research Associate (Department of Physics, 1955–1958); Senior Research Associate with the honorary rank of Associate Professor and Acting Director (Laboratory of High Energy Physics and Cosmic Radiation, Department of Physics, 1959–1962)[39] Physics "for pioneering contributions to astrophysics, in particular for the detection of cosmic neutrinos"[40]

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