Once becoming an American Citizen Wigner began to work on the Manhattan project at the University of Chicago. He soon became a director of research and development at Clinton Laboratories. He was later awarded a lot of times for his help in the success of the Manhattan project.
On November 17, 1902 Eugene Wigner was born in Hungary. He graduated from the Lutheran Gymnasium and also moved on to the Technische Universitat Berlin and got his PhD in chemical engineering.