2014 Kavli Prizes

2014 Kavli Prize Laureates

The 2014 Kavli Prize laureates were selected for making fundamental contributions to the theory of cosmic inflation, to our understanding of the resolution limits of optical microscopy, and for the discovery of specialized brain networks for memory and cognition.

2014 KAVLI PRIZE ASTROPHYSICS

Recognized “for pioneering the theory of cosmic inflation.”

Alan H. Guth

Alan H. Guth

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US

Andrei D. Linde

Andrei D. Linde

Stanford University, US

Alexei A. Starobinsky

Alexei A. Starobinsky

Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

 

2014 KAVLI PRIZE NANOSCIENCE

Recognized “for their transformative contributions to the field of nano-optics that have broken long-held beliefs about the limitations of the resolution limits of optical microscopy and imaging."

Thomas W. Ebbesen

Thomas W. Ebbesen

Université Louis Pasteur

Université de Strasbourg, France

Stefan W. Hell

Stefan W. Hell

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany

Sir John B. Pendry

Sir John B. Pendry

Imperial College London, UK

 

2014 KAVLI PRIZE NEUROSCIENCE

Recognized “for the discovery of specialized brain networks for memory and cognition."

Brenda Milner

Brenda Milner

Montreal Neurological Institute

McGill University, Canada

John O’Keefe

John O’Keefe

University College London, UK

Marcus E. Raichle

Marcus E. Raichle

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, US