Our Professor Emeritus Louis E. Brus Wins Nobel Prize!

October 04, 2023

With great excitement, we share with you the news that Professor Louis E. Brus, has been awarded a 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry!

The award recognizes Brus, along with Moungi G. Bawendi of MIT and Alexei I. Ekimov
of Nanocrystals Technology Inc.
,for the "discovery and synthesis of quantum dots," nanoparticles so tiny that their size determines their properties.

The announcement from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is available here: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/chemistry/2023/press-release/

Also, hear right from Professor Louis Brus about his Nobel Prize winning research on quantum dots in this interview here from Columbia University

Below, see Professor Brus lead their "Science: then and now" lecture, on his 80th birthday

"Science: then and now" Lecture | Prof. Brus 80th Birthday