B Y T H E N U M B E R S
Nobel Prize winners
Eight members of the current Princeton faculty and
research staff are recipients of the Nobel Prize:
Philip Anderson, the Joseph Henry Professor
of Physics Emeritus, won the Nobel Prize in physics in
Val Fitch, the James McDonnell
Distinguished University Professor of Physics Emeritus, won
the Nobel Prize in physics in 1980.
Chloe Anthony Morrison, the Robert Goheen
Professor in the Humanities, won the Nobel Prize in
literature in 1993.
Dean of the Faculty Joseph Taylor, the
James McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of
Physics, shared the Nobel Prize in physics in 1993 with
Russell Hulse, principal research physicist at the
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.
John Nash, senior research mathematician,
won the 1994 Nobel Prize in economic sciences.
Eric Wieschaus, the Squibb Professor of
Molecular Biology, won the 1995 Nobel Prize in medicine.
Daniel Tsui, the Arthur Legrand Doty
Professor of Electrical Engineering, won the 1998 Nobel
Prize in physics.
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