Nemmers Prizes

Collectively, the Nemmers Prizes recognize works of lasting significance in various disciplines.  The Prizes in Economics and Mathematics were established in 1994.  The Prize in Music Composition was created in 2004 and the Prize in Medical Sciences was created in 2014.

News and Announcements

2016 Nemmers Recipients Announced

Richard Blundell, Professor of Economics at University College London and and Director of the Economic and Social Research Council Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Nemmers Prize in Economics. More »

János Kollár, Associate Chair of the Department of Mathematics as Princeton University, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Nemmers Prize in Mathematics. More »

Steve Reich, founder and leader of Steve Reich and Musicians, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Nemmers Prize in Music Composition. More »

Huda Zoghbi, Professor of Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, and Neurology and Neuroscience at Baylor University and Director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Nemmers Prize in Medical Sciences. More »