The Franklin Institute Awards

The Franklin Institute Awards

April 27-30, 2020

In the spirit of change and innovation embodied by Benjamin Franklin, the Franklin Institute Awards publicly recognize and encourage extraordinary accomplishments in science and technology since the Institute was founded in 1824. The 2020 recipients join those who came before them—including Nikola Tesla, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall, and Bill Gates—in the Institute’s unparalleled history of honoring the greatest minds of the last 196 years.

Announcing the 2020 Franklin Institute Awards Laureates:

KUNIHIKO FUKUSHIMA, Ph.D. 
2020 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science

ARTHUR D. LEVINSON, Ph.D. 
2020 Bower Award for Business Leadership

ROBERTO CAR, Ph.D.
2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry

MICHELE PARRINELLO, Ph.D.
2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry

BARBARA H. PARTEE, FBA
2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science

MONICA G. TURNER, Ph.D.
2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science

JEREMY NATHANS, M.D., Ph.D.
2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science

C. DANIEL MOTE, Ph.D.
2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering

HENRY C. KAPTEYN, Ph.D.
2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics

MARGARET M. MURNANE, Ph.D.
2020 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics

 

Documents

  1. 2020 Franklin Institute Awards Laureate Announcement

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