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2016 Kavli Prize

Kavli Prize Committee appointments

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters appoints three Kavli Prize Committees on the basis of nominations received by leading international academies and other equivalent scientific organizations.
Nominations for the committees were provided by:

The Kavli Prize in Astrophysics

  • Mats Carlsson (Chair), Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Claude Canizares, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Carlos S. Frenk, Durham University, UK
  • Paola Caselli, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Germany
  • Fiona Harrison, California Institute of Technology, USA

The Kavli Prize in Nanoscience

  • Arne Brataas (Chair), The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • Mildred Dresselhaus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Laura H. Greene, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Jochen Mannhart, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Germany
  • Ke Lu, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

The Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

  • Ole Petter Ottersen (Chair), Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Cornelia Bargmann, The Rockefeller University, USA
  • Erwin Neher, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
  • Susan McConnell, Stanford University, USA
  • Antoine Triller, Institut de Biologie de l'École Normale Supérieure, France