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!!Leon O. Chua receives the 2020 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics

__[Prof. Leon O. Chua|Member/Chua_Leon], member of the Physics and Engineering Sciences of Academia Europaea, was honored for his breakthrough research on memristors and memristive systems, and his lifetime achievements in nanoelectronics, nonlinear networks, nonlinear dynamics, chaos and computational biology.__
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Prof. Chua's discovery of the __memristor__ has generated immense worldwide interests, including close synergtic interactions among researchers from the [Chua Memristor Center|https://cmc-dresden.org] (CMS) in Dresden, Germany, and the __Chua Memristor Institute (CMI)__ in Wuhan, China.

!The Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics 

The [Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics|https://www.springer.com/gp/about-springer/media/press-releases/corporate/leon-o-chua-receives-the-2020-julius-springer-prize/17741352] recognizes researchers who have made an outstanding and innovative contribution to the field of applied physics. It has been awarded annually since 1998 by the editors-in-chief of the Springer journals Applied Physics A – Materials Science & Processing and Applied Physics B – Lasers and Optics. Recent winners have included Roland Wiesendanger, Xiang Zhang, Viktor Malka, Guus Rijnders and Jerome Faist.
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!Academia Europaea congratulates Prof. Chua to this distinction!