The History of the Lindau Meetings

 

Held for the first time in 1951 the Lindau Meetings established themselves as a unique platform for the dialogue between different scientific generations. For more than 60 years now Laureates as well as young and promising Young Researchers are meeting once a year in Lindau. Read more...

Annual Reports

 

Every year the Council and the Foundation publish an Annual Report which provides an in-depth overview of all activities. Read more...

Founders Assembly

with 291 Nobel Laureates

The Founders Assembly of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings can currently count 291 Laureates among its members. They all share the common ideals of the Lindau ‘Mission Education’, to educate, inspire and connect. More Laureates have joined the assembly in the past few months including amongst others Hiroshi Amano, Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell, Peter Higgs, Frederik Willem de Klerk, William E. Moerner, Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser, Shuji Nakamura, Vernon L. Smith, Jean Tirole, and Mario Vargas Llosa.  

 

A

Alexei Abrikosov, Peter C. Agre, Martti Ahtisaari, Isamu Akasaki, George A. Akerlof, Zhores Alferov, Maurice Allais, Sidney Altman, Hiroshi Amano, Philip W. Anderson, Werner Arber, Kenneth J. Arrow, Robert J. Aumann, Richard Axel, Julius Axelrod

 

B

David Baltimore, Francoise Barré-Sinoussi, Gary S. Becker, Johannes Georg Bednorz, Baruj Benacerraf, Paul Berg, Hans A. Bethe, Eric Betzig, Bruce A. Beutler, J. Michael Bishop, Sir James Black, Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Günter Blobel, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Baruch S. Blumberg, Paul D. Boyer, James M. Buchanan, Linda Buck

 

C

Mario R. Capecchi, Jimmy Carter, Thomas R. Cech, Martin Chalfie, Georges Charpak, Yves Chauvin, Steven Chu, Aaron Ciechanover, Ronald H. Coase, Stanley Cohen, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Leon Cooper, Elias J. Corey, John Warcup Cornforth, James W. Cronin, Paul J. Crutzen, Robert F. Curl jr.

 

D

Hans G. Dehmelt, Johann Deisenhofer, Peter A. Diamond, Peter C. Doherty, Renato Dulbecco, Christian de Duve

 

E

Gerald Edelman, Manfred Eigen, Robert Engle, Richard R. Ernst, Gerhard Ertl, Leo Esaki, Sir Martin J. Evans

 

F

John B. Fenn, Albert Fert, Edmond H. Fischer, Ernst Otto Fischer, Robert W. Fogel, Jerome Friedman, Milton Friedman, Robert F. Furchgott

 

G

D. Caleton Gajdusek, Andre Geim, Murray Gell-Mann, Riccardo Giacconi, Ivar Giaever, Walter Gilbert, Alfred G. Gilman, Vitaly L. Ginzburg, Donald Glaser, Sheldon L. Glashow, Roy J. Glauber, Joseph L. Goldstein, Mikhail Gorbachev, Clive Granger, Paul Greengard, David J. Gross, Robert H. Grubbs, Peter Grünberg, Roger Guillemin

 

H

Theodor W. Hänsch, John L. Hall, Lars Peter Hansen, Serge Haroche, Lee Hartwell, Herbert A. Hauptman, Harald zur Hausen, Richard Heck, Alan C. Heeger, Stefan W. Hell, Dudley R. Herschbach, Avram Hershko, Antony Hewish, Peter Higgs, Jules A. Hoffmann, Roald Hoffmann, Gerardus ’t Hooft, Robert H. Horvitz, David H. Hubel, Robert Huber, Russel Hulse, Tim Hunt, Leonid Hurwicz, Andrew F. Huxley

 

I

Louis Ignarro

 

J

Brian D. Josephson

 

K

Daniel Kahneman, Eric R. Kandel, Charles K. Kao, Jerome Karle, Wolfgang Ketterle, Imre Kertész, Har Gobind Khorana, Lawrence R. Klein, Frederik Willem de Klerk, Klaus von Klitzing, Aaron Klug, Makato Kobayashi, Brian K. Kobilka, Walter Kohn, Arthur Kornberg, Roger D. Kornberg, Masatoshi Koshiba, Edwin Krebs, Herbert Kroemer, Sir Harold W. Kroto, Finn Kydland

 

L

Willis E. Lamb, Robert Laughlin, Paul C. Lauterbur, Leon M. Lederman, David M. Lee, Tsung-Dao Lee, Yuan Tseh Lee, Robert J. Lefkowitz, Jean-Marie Lehn, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Michael Levitt, Edward B. Lewis, William N. Lipscomb, Robert E. Lucas Jr.

 

M

Alan G. MacDiarmid, Roderick MacKinnon, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Peter Mansfield, Rudolph A. Marcus, Harry M. Markowitz, Barry Marshall, Toshihide Maskawa, Eric S. Maskin, John C. Mather, Daniel L. McFadden, Craig C. Mello, Bruce Merrifield, Robert C. Merton, Hartmut Michel, James A. Mirrlees, William E. Moerner, Rudolf Mößbauer, Mario Molina, Luc Montagnier, Dale T. Mortensen, Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser, Karl Alexander Müller, Kary B. Mullis, Robert A. Mundell, Ferid Murad, Joseph E. Murray, Roger B. Myerson

 

N

Shuji Nakamura, Yoichiro Nambu, John F. Nash jr., Ei-ichi Negishi, Erwin Neher, Marshall Nirenberg, Douglass C. North, Konstantin Novoselov, Ryoji Noyori, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Paul M. Nurse

 

O

George A. Olah, John O´Keefe, Douglas Osheroff

 

P

Arno Allen Penzias, Edmund S. Phelps, William D. Phillips, Christopher A. Pissarides, John Polanyi, John Pople, Lord George Porter, Edward C. Prescott, Ilja Prigogine

 

R

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, José Ramos-Horta, Norman F. Ramsey, Robert Richardson, Burton Richter, Richard J. Roberts, Heinrich Rohrer, Joseph Rotblat, James E. Rothman, F. Sherwood Rowland, Carlo Rubbia

 

S

Bert Sakmann, Paul A. Samuelson, Bengt Samuelsson, Frederick Sanger, Thomas J. Sargent, Andrew V. Schally, Thomas C. Schelling, Brian Schmidt, Myron S. Scholes, John Robert Schrieffer, Richard R. Schrock, Melvin Schwartz, Reinhard Selten, Amartya Sen, William F. Sharpe, K. Barry Sharpless, Dan Shechtman, Osamu Shimomura, Kai M. Siegbahn, Jens C. Skou, Richard Smalley, Hamilton O. Smith, Michael Smith, Vernon L. Smith, Oliver Smithies, George F. Smoot, Robert M. Solow, Jack Steinberger, Thomas A. Steitz, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Thomas C. Südhof, John Sulston, Akira Suzuki, Jack W. Szostak

 

T

Henry Taube, Joseph Taylor, Samuel C. C. Ting, Jean Tirole, Susumu Tonegawa, Tomas Tranströmer, Charles H. Townes, Roger Y. Tsien, Daniel C. Tsui

 

V

Simon van der Meer, Mario Vargas Llosa, Harold E. Varmus, Martinus J. G. Veltman

 

W

Sir John E. Walker, Robin Warren, James D. Watson, Thomas H. Weller, Eric F. Wieschaus, Torsten N. Wiesel, Frank Wilczek, Maurice H.F. Wilkens, David J. Wineland, Jody Williams, Robert W. Wilson, Kurt Wüthrich

 

Y

Rosalyn Yalow, Ada E. Yonath, Chen Ning Yang, Muhammad Yunus

 

Z

Ahmed Zewail, Rolf Zinkernagel

 

The discovery of the fundamental particle that is believed to be the key to the standard model of physics was the dominant topic discussed by all particle physicists participating in the 62nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Euphoric assessments prevailed.
Alexander Bastidas Fry, PhD astronomy graduate student at the University of Washington