The Kyoto Prize / Laureates / List by Year (The nationality, the tittle and the organization are those when awarded.)

THE 2013 KYOTO PRIZEKyoto Prize 2013 link

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Masatoshi Nei (U.S.A., 1931-)
Biological Sciences (Evolution, Behavior, Ecology, Environment)
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2012 KYOTO PRIZEKyoto Prize 2012 link

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Yoshinori Ohsumi (Japan, 1945-)
Life Sciences (Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Neurobiology)
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2011 KYOTO PRIZEKyoto Prize 2011 link

Advanced Technology
John Werner Cahn (U.S.A., 1928-)
Materials Science and Engineering
Basic Sciences
Rashid Alievich Sunyaev (Russia, Germany, 1943-)
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2010 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Shinya Yamanaka (Japan, 1962-)
Biotechnology and Medical Technology
Basic Sciences
László Lovász (Hungary, U.S.A., 1948-)
Mathematical Sciences (including Pure Mathematics)
Arts and Philosophy
William Kentridge (South Africa, 1955-)
Arts (Painting, Sculpture, Craft, Architecture, Design)

THE 2009 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Peter Raymond Grant (U.K., 1936-)
Barbara Rosemary Grant (U.K., 1936-)
Biological Sciences (Evolution, Behavior, Ecology, Environment)
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2008 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Anthony James Pawson (Canada, U.K., 1952-2013)
Life Sciences (Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Neurobiology)
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2007 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Hiroo Inokuchi (Japan, 1927-)
Materials Science and Engineering
Basic Sciences
Hiroo Kanamori (Japan, 1936-)
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2006 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Leonard Arthur Herzenberg (U.S.A., 1931-)
Biotechnology and Medical Technology
Basic Sciences
Arts and Philosophy
Issey Miyake (Japan, 1938-)
Arts (Painting, Sculpture, Craft, Architecture, Design)

THE 2005 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Simon Asher Levin (U.S.A., 1941-)
Biological Sciences (Evolution, Behavior, Ecology, Environment)
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2004 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Alfred George Knudson, Jr. (U.S.A., 1922-)
Life Sciences (Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Neurobiology)
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2003 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
George McClelland Whitesides (U.S.A., 1939-)
Materials Science and Engineering
Basic Sciences
Eugene Newman Parker (U.S.A., 1927-)
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2002 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Leroy Edward Hood (U.S.A.,1938-)
Biotechnology and Medical Technology
Basic Sciences
Arts and Philosophy
Tadao Ando (Japan, 1941-)
Arts (Painting, Sculpture, Design, Architecture)

THE 2001 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
John Maynard Smith (U.K., 1920-2004)
Biological Sciences (Evolution, Behavior, Ecology, Environment)
Arts and Philosophy

THE 2000 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Antony Hoare (U.K., 1934-)
Information Science
Basic Sciences
Walter Jakob Gehring (Switzerland, 1939-)
Life Sciences (Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Neurobiology)
Arts and Philosophy

THE 1999 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
W. David Kingery (U.S.A., 1926-2000)
Materials Science and Engineering
Basic Sciences
Walter H. Munk (U.S.A., 1917-)
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences

THE 1998 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Kurt Wüthrich (Switzerland, 1938-)
Biotechnology and Medical Technology
Basic Sciences
Kiyosi Itô (Japan, 1915-2008)
Mathematical Sciences
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences
Nam June Paik (U.S.A., 1932-2006)
Arts (Painting, Sculpture, Design, Architecture)

THE 1997 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Daniel Hunt Janzen (U.S.A., 1939-)
Biological Sciences (Evolution, Behavior, Ecology, Environment)
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences

THE 1996 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Mario Renato Capecchi (U.S.A., 1937-)
Life Sciences (Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Neurobiology)
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences

THE 1995 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
George William Gray (U.K., 1926-)
Materials Science and Engineering
Basic Sciences
Chushiro Hayashi (Japan, 1920-2010)
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences
Roy Lichtenstein (U.S.A. 1923-1997)
Arts (Painting, Sculpture)

THE 1994 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Paul Christian Lauterbur (U.S.A., 1929-2007)
Biotechnologies (including Medical technologies)
Basic Sciences
André Weil (France, 1906-1998)
Mathematical Sciences
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences

THE 1993 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
William Donald Hamilton (U.K., 1936-2000)
Biological Sciences (Heredity, Development, Evolution, Ecology)
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences

THE 1992 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Yasutomi Nishizuka (Japan, 1932-2004)
Life Sciences (Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Neurobiology)
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences
Karl Raimund Popper (U.K., 1902-1994)
Philosophy (Philosophical thoughts of the 20th century)

THE 1991 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Michael Szwarc (U.S.A., 1909-2000)
Materials Science and Engineering
Basic Sciences
Edward Norton Lorenz (U.S.A., 1917-2008)
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences

THE 1990 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Sydney Brenner (U.K., 1927-)
Biotechnologies (Molecular Genetics, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Cancer Research, Application of Biological Function, etc.)
Basic Sciences
Jane Goodall (U.K., 1934-)
Biological Sciences (Behavior, Ecology and Environment)
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences
Renzo Piano (Italy, 1937-)
Arts (Painting, Sculpture, Architecture)

THE 1989 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Amos Edward Joel, Jr. (U.S.A., 1918-2008)
Electronics, Telecommunications, Lasers and Control Engineering
Basic Sciences
Izrail Moiseevich Gelfand (U.S.S.R., 1913-2009)
Mathematical Sciences (including Pure Mathematics)
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences

THE 1988 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
John McCarthy (U.S.A., 1927-2011)
Computer Science and Engineering, Artificial Intelligence
Basic Sciences
Avram Noam Chomsky (U.S.A., 1928-)
Cognitive Science (in the wide sense)
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences
Paul Thieme (West Germany, 1905-2001)
Philosophy, History of Ideas (Ancient Indian and Greek)

THE 1987 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Basic Sciences
Jan Hendrik Oort (The Netherlands, 1900-1992)
Earth Sciences and Astrophysics
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences

THE 1986 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Nicole Marthe Le Douarin (France, 1930-)
Biotechnologies (Molecular Genetics, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Cancer Research, Application of Biological Function, etc.)
Basic Sciences
George Evelyn Hutchinson (U.S.A., 1903-1991)
Biological Sciences (Behavioral and Ecological Sciences)
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences
Isamu Noguchi (U.S.A., 1904-1988)
Arts-Plastic Arts (Painting, Sculpture and Architecture)

THE 1985 KYOTO PRIZE

Advanced Technology
Rudolf Emil Kalman (U.S.A., 1930-)
Electronics, Telecommunications Technology, Laser Technology, Control Engineering, Computer Sciences, Information Engineering, Artificial Intelligence
Basic Sciences
Claude Elwood Shannon (U.S.A., 1916-2001)
Mathematical Sciences (including Pure Mathematics)
Creative Arts and Moral Sciences
The Special Commemorative Kyoto Prize
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