Award Winners 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 was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment. In 1907 he received the Nobel ...more

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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and ...more

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Allan Sandage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Allan Rex Sandage was an American astronomer. He was Staff Member Emeritus with the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California. He determined the first reasonably accurate values for the ...more

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Andrei Sakharov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov was a Russian nuclear physicist, Soviet dissident and human rights activist. He became renowned as the designer of the Soviet Union's Third Idea, a codename for ...more

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Carl David Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Carl David Anderson was an American physicist. He is best known for his discovery of the positron in 1932, an achievement for which he received the 1936 Nobel Prize in Physics, and of the muon ...more

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Clinton Davisson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Clinton Joseph Davisson, was an American physicist who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of electron diffraction in the famous Davisson-Germer experiment. Davisson shared the ...more

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Donald A. Glaser is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Donald Arthur Glaser was an American physicist, neurobiologist, and the winner of the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the bubble chamber used in subatomic particle physics.

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Edgar Bright Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Edgar Bright Wilson, Jr. was an American chemist. He was born on December 18, 1908 in Gallatin, Tennessee, and died in 1992 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Wilson was a prominent and accomplished ...more

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Edward Leamington Nichols is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Edward Leamington Nichols was an American physicist. He was born of American parentage at Leamington, England, and received his education at Cornell University, graduating in 1875. After ...more

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Edward Weston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Edward Weston was an English-born American chemist noted for his achievements in electroplating and his development of the electrochemical cell, named the Weston cell, for the voltage standard. ...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 was an American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. Among other things, he invented inexpensive filters ...more

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Elihu Thomson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Elihu Thomson was an English engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, the United Kingdom and France.

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Elizabeth F. Neufeld is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Elizabeth Fondal Neufeld 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 was a pioneering American nuclear scientist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1939 for his invention of the cyclotron. He is also known for his work on ...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, OM FRS was a New Zealand-born British physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics. Encyclopædia Britannica considers him ...more

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Frederick Winslow Taylor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Frederick Winslow Taylor was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. He was one of the first management consultants. Taylor was one of the intellectual ...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 was a pioneer in developing and applying quantitative mathematical methods to the problems of long-distance telegraphy and telephony. His most important contributions were ...more

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George Russell Harrison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
George Russell Harrison was an American physicist. Harrison became Professor of Experimental Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1930, and was appointed the school's Dean of ...more

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Gerd Binnig is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Gerd Binnig 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 played in the ruins of ...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, born Harold George Weidenthal, was a pioneer experimentalist in high-pressure studies of condensed matter. His work generally concerned understanding the electronic ...more

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Heinrich Rohrer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Heinrich Rohrer 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. The other half of the Prize was ...more

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Henri Moissan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Ferdinand Frederick Henri Moissan was a French chemist who won the 1906 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in isolating fluorine from its compounds. Moissan was one of the original members of ...more

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Herbert C. Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Elliott Cresson Medal Winners List
Herbert Charles Brown was a chemist and Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate 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 was a German chemist and 1902 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He also discovered the Fischer esterification. He developed the Fischer projection, a symbolic ...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