Daniel TSUI Chee
Doctor of Science
Professor Daniel Tsui Chee is Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University, and a 1998 Nobel Laureate in Physics.
Professor Tsui is a native of Henan, China. He received his PhD in Physics from the University of Chicago in 1967, after which he joined Bell Laboratories to do research in solid-state electronics. He remained at Bell for thirteen years, before joining Princeton University in 1982.
Professor Tsui was elected to the National Academy of Science in 1987, is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a recipient of its Buckley Prize for condensed matter physics. In 1997, he was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Award in Physics for his contributions to the discovery of the fractional quantum Hall effect, and in 1998, he received the Nobel prize in Physics.
In recognition of his contributions to academia and the discipline of physics, the University has resolved to confer upon him the degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa.