Governor Cuomo Congratulates SUNY Binghamton Professor on 2019 Nobel Prize

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 10/09/2019 - 13:46

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today congratulated Distinguished Professor M. Stanley Whittingham for receiving the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Professor Whittingham won the prize for his work leading to the development of the lithium-ion battery along with John B. Goodenough, Virginia H. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and Akira Yoshino, an honorary fellow for the Asahi Kasei Corporation in Tokyo and a professor at Meijo University in Nagoya, Japan. Professor Whittingham joins 15 other SUNY faculty members that have been awarded the Nobel Prize.

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