2019 Kyoto Prize Laureates

Advanced TechnologyMaterials Science and Engineering

Pioneering Contributions to the Birth of High-Efficiency Organic Light-Emitting Diodes and Their Applications

Ching W. Tang
Ching W. Tang
  • / 1947-
  • Chemist
  • IAS Bank of East Asia Professor, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Professor Emeritus, University of Rochester
Basic SciencesEarth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics

Outstanding Contributions to the Elucidation of Cosmic History Based on a Large-Scale Wide-Field Observation

James Gunn 写真
James Gunn
  • / 1938-
  • Astrophysicist
  • Emeritus Eugene Higgins Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
Arts and PhilosophyTheater, Cinema

A Stage Director Who Has Innovated Theatrical Expressions Through Her Original Masterpieces for Over Half a Century

Ariane Mnouchkine 写真
Ariane Mnouchkine
  • / 1939-
  • Stage Director
  • Founder and Director, Théâtre du Soleil