Laureates 2015

Past - Retrieving the Past: Historians and Their Sources

Prof. Peter R. Brown

Prof. Peter R. Brown

Prof. Peter R. Brown is the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Professor Emeritus, the Department of History, Princeton University. Prof. Brown is one of the world’s most renowned humanists.

Prof. Alessandro Portelli

Prof. Alessandro Portelli

Prof. Alessandro Portelli is Professor Emeritus, Università di Roma “La Sapienza”. Prof. Portelli is the world’s leading practitioner of oral history.

Present - The Information Revolution

Mr. Jimmy Wales

Mr. Jimmy Wales

Mr. Jimmy Wales is the founder of Wikipedia and member of the Board of Trustees, Wikimedia Foundation.

Future - Bioinformatics

Dr. Cyrus Chothia

Dr. Cyrus Chothia

Dr. Cyrus Chothia is Emeritus group leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Structural Studies Division, in Cambridge, UK.

Prof. David Haussler

Prof. David Haussler

Prof. David Haussler is a Distinguished Professor of Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Scientific Director of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute.

Prof. Michael S. Waterman

Prof. Michael S. Waterman

Prof. Michael S. Waterman is Professor of Biological Sciences, of Mathematics, of Computer Science, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California.