Shuji Nakamura


Interview, December 2014

Interview with 2014 Nobel Laureate in Physics Shuji Nakamura, 6 December 2014.

Transcript of the interview

Shuji Nakamura’s Nobel Prize awarded work and breakthroughs.

Shuji Nakamura on what brought him to science.

Shuji Nakamura on why he doesn’t have a role model.

Shuji Nakamura on how he heard about the Nobel Prize award.

Shuji Nakamura on whether life has changed after being awarded.

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Nobel Minds 2014

The 2014 Nobel Laureates met at the Grünewald Hall in the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm on 11 December 2014 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV program ‘Nobel Minds’. The Nobel Laureates discussed the discoveries for which they’ve been honored, how these can be applied in a practical way, and the role of science in today’s society. The discussion was hosted by Zeinab Badawi of the BBC.

Interview, October 2014

Telephone interview with Shuji Nakamura following the announcement of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics, 7 October 2014. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media.

Shuji Nakamura was asleep in California when he got the call that he had been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics together with Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano. But now there’s “No time for sleep. No time for rest.”. Hear how he reacted when he got the call from Stockholm.

Transcript of the telephone interview with Shuji Nakamura

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