National Medal of Science
The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. The twelve member presidential Committee on the National Medal of Science is responsible for selecting award recipients and is administered by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
|National Medal of Science|
|Awarded for||Outstanding contributions in chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, engineering, or social and behavioral sciences.|
|Presented by||President of the United States|