Awards, Honors and  Patents (N. P. Ong)






1982-84        Alfred P. Sloan fellowship


1989             Fellow of the American Physical Society


1991             U.S. Patent No. 4,996.186 “Flux Method for producing crystals of YBa2Cu3O7 (with Z.Z. Wang.)


2003             Eugene Higgins Professorship, Princeton University


2006             Kamerlingh Onnes Prize for research accomplishments in high-Tc superconductivity

                     (with S. Uchida and H. Takagi)   



2006             Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2006

                     News at Princeton                     


2010             Distinguished Lecture Series at the Lewiner Institute for Theoretical Physics of The Technion, Haifa, April 28-May 4, 2010

                     (Current Topics in Condensed Matter Physics:

                     High-temperature Superconductors, Dirac Materials, and Topological Insulators).     


2011             Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

2012             Board of Review Editors, Science Magazine


2012             Elected to the National Academy of Sciences