James J. Wynne
Award Name : Russ Prize
Year of Award : 2013
Award for : Medical
Location : Brooklyn, New York, United States
James J. Wynne (19 March 1943 in Brooklyn )is an American physicist known for pioneering work on laser surgery.Wynne graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor's degree in 1964, the master's degree in 1965 and a doctorate in applied physics in 1969. He then went into the research to IBM at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center.He received Russ Prize in 2013 for the development of laser ablative decomposition, enabling LASIK and PRK eye surgery.