The Franklin Institute Awards Class of 2022

2022 Franklin Institute Laureates

The Franklin Institute is pleased to announce The Franklin Institute Awards Class of 2022! Please join us in congratulating our newest laureates for their remarkable achievements during The Franklin Institute Awards Week—May 2–5, 2022.

Paul SlovicPh.D., 2022 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science

Stéphane BancelAlbert Bourla, DVM, Ph.D., and Alex Gorsky, 2022 Bower Award for Business Leadership

Kafui Dzirasa, M.D., Ph.D., 2022 Benjamin Franklin NextGen Award

Sheldon Weinbaum, Ph.D., 2022 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Biomedical Engineering

Carol V. Robinson DBE, FRS, FRSC, FMedSci, 2022 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry

Sallie W. Chisholm, Ph.D., 2022 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science

P. Daniel Dapkus, Ph.D. and Russell D. Dupuis, Ph.D., 2022 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering

Katalin Karikó, Ph.D. and Drew Weissman, M.D., Ph.D., 2022 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science

Edward C. Stone, Ph.D., 2022 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics

Now in its 197th year, The Franklin Institute Awards pays tribute to our namesake and America’s first citizen scientist, Benjamin Franklin, by honoring the greatest minds in science, engineering, and industry. Our newest laureates are making our world safer, healthier, and more connected. Their work helps us better understand our brains and our behavior. It sheds light on our universe—from tiny ocean organisms to the far reaches of our galaxy and beyond. They are mentors and role models for the next generation of science and engineering trailblazers. They are creating a better future for us all.

The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony and Dinner will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022. For event information, click here

The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony is presented by

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