Shuji Nakamura, a Japanese-American electronic engineering scientist, is currently a professor at the Materials Department of the College of Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2014. Prof. Nakamura was elected as a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in 2003. He used to work as an honorary professor at China University of Mining and Technology and Sichuan Normal University. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Tokushima University, Japan in 1994.