::List of Nobel laureates affiliated with Cornell University


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Forty-one Nobel laureates have been affiliated with Cornell University. The building pictured is Goldwin Smith Hall.

The Nobel Prizes are awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Karolinska Institute, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee to individuals who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> They were established by the 1895 will of Alfred Nobel, which dictates that the awards should be administered by the Nobel Foundation. Another prize, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, was established in 1968 by the Sveriges Riksbank, the central bank of Sweden, for contributors to the field of economics.<ref name="NobelPrizeDescription">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Each prize is awarded by a separate committee; the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awards the Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, and Economics, the Karolinska Institute awards the Prize in Physiology or Medicine, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee awards the Prize in Peace.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Each recipient receives a medal, a diploma and a cash prize that has varied throughout the years.<ref name="NobelPrizeDescription"/> In 1901, the winners of the first Nobel Prizes were given 150,782 SEK, which is equal to 7,731,004 SEK in December 2007. In 2008, the winners were awarded a prize amount of 10,000,000 SEK.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The awards are presented in Stockholm in an annual ceremony on December 10, the anniversary of Nobel's death.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

As of 2014, there have been 50 Nobel laureates affiliated with Cornell University, including 18 Cornell alumni (laureates who attended the university as undergraduate, graduate student or researcher) and 32 members of the faculty.<ref name="CornellLaureates">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The Nobel Prize categories of Physics and Physiology or Medicine each account for twelve awards to Cornell-affiliated laureates. People affiliated with Cornell also have received eight Nobel Prize awards for Chemistry, four for Literature, three for Economics, and two Nobel Peace Prizes.<ref name="CornellLaureates"/>

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