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Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List

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List of Elliott Cresson Medal winners from every year the award has been given out. All Elliott Cresson Medal winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Elliott Cresson Medal award are listed along with photos for every Elliott Cresson Medal winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Elliott Cresson Medal award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Elliott Cresson Medal are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Elliott Cresson Medal winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Elliott Cresson Medal winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Elliott Cresson Medal winners of all time. Anybody who won the Elliott Cresson Medal usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Elliott Cresson Medal-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Elliott Cresson Medal, so most of the famous Elliott Cresson Medal winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Elliott Cresson Medal?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You're able to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use on a regular basis. Everything from John B. Whitehead to Riccardo Giacconi is included on this list. (45 items)
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Albert Abraham Michelson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Albert Abraham Michelson FFRS HFRSE (December 19, 1852 – May 9, 1931) was an American physicist known for his work on measuring the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley ...more
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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Alexander Graham Bell ('Graham' pronounced ) (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer who is credited with inventing and patenting the ...more
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Allan Sandage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Allan Rex Sandage (June 18, 1926 – November 13, 2010) was an American astronomer. He was Staff Member Emeritus with the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California. He determined the first ...more
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Andrei Sakharov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov (Russian: Андре́й Дми́триевич Са́харов; 21 May 1921 – 14 December 1989) was a Russian nuclear physicist, dissident, Nobel laureate, and activist for disarmament, ...more
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Carl David Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Carl David Anderson (September 3, 1905 – January 11, 1991) was an American physicist. He is best known for his discovery of the positron in 1932, an achievement for which he received the 1936 ...more
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Clinton Davisson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Clinton Joseph Davisson (October 22, 1881 – February 1, 1958) was an American physicist who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of electron diffraction in the famous ...more
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Donald A. Glaser is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Donald Arthur Glaser (September 21, 1926 – February 28, 2013) was an American physicist, neurobiologist, and the winner of the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the bubble chamber ...more
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Edgar Bright Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Edgar Bright Wilson Jr. (December 18, 1908 – June 12, 1992) was an American chemist.Wilson was a prominent and accomplished chemist and teacher, recipient of the National Medal of Science in ...more
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Edward Leamington Nichols is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Edward Leamington Nichols (14 September 1854 – November 10, 1937) was an American physicist.
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Edward Weston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Edward Weston (May 9, 1850 – August 20, 1936) was an English-born American chemist noted for his achievements in electroplating and his development of the electrochemical cell, named the Weston ...more
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Edwin H. Land is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Edwin Herbert Land, ForMemRS, FRPS, Hon.MRI (May 7, 1909 – March 1, 1991) was an American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. He invented ...more
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Elihu Thomson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Elihu Thomson (March 29, 1853 – March 13, 1937) was an English-born American engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, the ...more
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Elizabeth F. Neufeld is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Elizabeth Fondal Neufeld (born September 27, 1928) is an American geneticist whose research has focused on the genetic basis of metabolic disease in humans.
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Ernest Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Ernest Orlando Lawrence (August 8, 1901 – August 27, 1958) was a pioneering American nuclear scientist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1939 for his invention of the cyclotron. He is ...more
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Ernest Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, , HFRSE, LLD (30 August 1871 – 19 October 1937), was a New Zealand physicist who came to be known as the father of nuclear physics. ...more
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Frederick Winslow Taylor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Frederick Winslow Taylor (March 20, 1856 – March 21, 1915) was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. He was one of the first management consultants. Taylor ...more
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George Ashley Campbell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
George Ashley Campbell
George Ashley Campbell (November 27, 1870 – November 10, 1954) was an American engineer. He was pioneer in developing and applying quantitative mathematical methods to the problems of ...more
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George Russell Harrison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
George Russell Harrison (July 14, 1898 – July 27, 1979) was an American physicist. Harrison became Professor of Experimental Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1930, ...more
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Gerd Binnig is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Gerd Binnig (born 20 July 1947) is a German physicist, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope.He was born in Frankfurt am Main and ...more
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Harry George Drickamer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Harry George Drickamer
Harry George Drickamer (November 19, 1918 – May 6, 2002), born Harold George Weidenthal, was a pioneer experimentalist in high-pressure studies of condensed matter. His work generally concerned ...more
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Heinrich Rohrer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Heinrich Rohrer (6 June 1933 – 16 May 2013) was a Swiss physicist who shared half of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics with Gerd Binnig for the design of the scanning tunneling microscope (STM). ...more
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Henri Moissan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Ferdinand Frédéric Henri Moissan (28 September 1852 – 20 February 1907) was a French chemist who won the 1906 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in isolating fluorine from its ...more
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Herbert C. Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Herbert Charles Brown (May 22, 1912 – December 19, 2004) was an American chemist and recipient of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with organoboranes.
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Hermann Emil Fischer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Hermann Emil Louis Fischer FRS FRSE FCS (9 October 1852 – 15 July 1919) was a German chemist and 1902 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He discovered the Fischer esterification. He also ...more
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Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current ...more