Awards & Winners

Owen Willans Richardson

Date of Birth 26-April-1879
Place of Birth Dewsbury
(United Kingdom, England, West Yorkshire)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Physicist
Sir Owen Willans Richardson, FRS was a British physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1928 for his work on thermionic emission, which led to Richardson's Law.

Awards by Owen Willans Richardson

Check all the awards nominated and won by Owen Willans Richardson.


Nobel Prize in Physics
(for his work on the thermionic phenomenon and especially for the discovery of the law named after him.)


Hughes Medal
(For his work in experimental physics, and especially thermionics.)