October 9, 2019

Professor M. Stanley Whittingham joins other SUNY faculty members who have been awarded the Nobel Prize


On October 9, 2019 New York's Governor Andrew M. Cuomo congratulated SUNY at Binghamton Distinguished Professor M. Stanley Whittingham upon his receiving the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Professor Whittingham won the prize for his work leading to the development of the lithium-ion battery together with John B. Goodenough, Virginia H. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and Akira Yoshino, an honorary fellow for the Asahi Kasei Corporation in Tokyo and a professor at Meijo University in Nagoya, Japan.

The Governor said "Professor Whittingham's work has far-reaching applications, including helping New York reach our goals to reduce carbon emissions and achieve 100 percent zero carbon electricity by 2040."

The names and vita of other SUNY faculty Nobel Laureates are posted on the Internet at https://www.rfsuny.org/rf-news/nobel-laureates/

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