Awards & Winners

John Clarke

Date of Birth 10-February-1942
Place of Birth Cambridge
(England, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom)
Nationality United Kingdom, United States of America
Profession Physicist
John Clarke is an English physicist and a Professor of Experimental Physics at University of California at Berkeley. Clarke received BA, MA, and Ph.D. in Physics from Cambridge University in 1964, 1968, and 1968, respectively. He has made significant contributions in superconductivity. Clarke was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1986. He was awarded the Comstock Prize in Physics in 1999 and the Hughes Medal in 2004. He was elected a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences in May 2012.

Awards by John Clarke

Check all the awards nominated and won by John Clarke.


Hughes Medal
(for his outstanding research, leading the world in the invention, building and development of innovative new Superconducting QUantum Interference Devices (SQUID), in their theory and in their application to a plethora of fundamental problems and their investigative tools)


Comstock Prize in Physics
(For his major contributions to the development of superconducting quantum interference devices (SQUIDS) and their use for scientific measurements, especially involving electricity, magnetism, and electromagnetic waves.)