Jerome I. Friedman

Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Institute Professor, Emeritus
1990 Nobel Laureate
Experiments in which high-energy electron scattering uncovered the constituents of the proton and neutrons led to the 1990 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Affiliated Center(s): MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science
Assistant: Caitlin Sulham

Research Interests

Experimental High Energy Physics

Biographical Sketch

Autobiography from Le Prix Nobel 1990

Infinite History Project MIT | Jerome I. Friedman

Awards & Honors

  • 2004 // Inducted into the Korean Academy of Science and Technology
  • 2004 // Gian Carlo Wick Medal
  • 1992 // Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • 1990 // Nobel Prize in Physics
  • 1989 // W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics, American Physical Society