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UCSB Nobel Laureate Wins Another Award


Shuji Nakamura, the UCSB professor who recently won a Nobel prize in physics, won another national award this week for his pioneering work on LED lighting. Nakamura will share the Draper Prize with four others. “These LED pioneers created technologies that brought new light to our lives, spawning an industry that today boasts hundreds of thousands of jobs while making energy consumption more efficient,” said Draper Laboratory president and CEO Kaigham J. Gabriel.

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