Stefan W. Hell from Germany, Eric Betzig and William E. Moerner from USA has been awarded 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy“. The award ceremony held at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Sweden, on Wednesday, 10th December, 2014. They won the 8m Swedish Kronor from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences which has been share equally.
2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry Winner :
An American Physicist, Eric Betzig born on 13th January, 1960 at Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. He has a degree in Bachelor of Science. Then he received a degree in Master of Science in 1985 and Ph.D degree in Applied and Engineering Physics in 1988 from Cornell University. Eric is known for Nanoscopy and Fluorescence microscopy. Eric won the William L. Mcmillan award in 1992 and National Academy of Sciences Award in 1993.
Stefan W. Hell
A German Physicist, Stefa Hell born on 23rd December, 1962 at Arad, Romania. He has a German citizenship. Stefan received Doctorate degree in Physics from the Heidelberg University in 1990. He is a one of the directors of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Gottingen, Germany. He is known for STED microscopy. He won many prestigious awards and prize like Kevli Prize in 2014, Carus Medal of the Leopoldina 2013, Paul Karrer Gold Medal from University of Zurich 2013, Science Prize of the Fritz Behrens Foundation 2012, Meyenburg Prize, Hansen Family Award 2011, Lower Saxony State Prize 2008, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2008, Carl-Zeiss Research Award 2002.
William E. Moerner
William Esco Moerner born on 24th June, 1953 at Pleasanton, California. He is an American. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Electrical Engineering. William received a Master of Science degree in 1978 and a Ph.D degee in Physics in 1982 from Cornell University.