Awards & Winners

Peter Debye

Date of Birth 24-March-1884
Place of Birth Maastricht
(Netherlands, Limburg, South Limburg, Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Nationality Netherlands, United States of America
Also know as Peter J. W. Debye
Profession Scientist, Chemist
Peter Joseph William Debye ForMemRS was a Dutch-American physicist and physical chemist, and Nobel laureate in Chemistry.

Awards by Peter Debye

Check all the awards nominated and won by Peter Debye.


National Medal of Science for Physical Science
(For sustained contributions of major concepts of modern chemistry and especially for the application of physical methods to the understanding of large molecules and their interaction in solution.)


Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(for his contributions to our knowledge of molecular structure through his investigations on dipole moments and on the diffraction of X-rays and electrons in gases.)


Rumford Medal
(For his work relating to specific heats and X-ray spectroscopy.)