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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

George B. Dantzig

Title: Professor of Operations Research and Computer Science
Affiliation:   Stanford University
    Stanford, California 94305 USA
Gender:   Male
Year Deceased:   2005
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Award Discipline:   Mathematics and Computer Science
Award Year:   1975
Citation:   "For inventing linear programming and discovering methods that led to wide-scale scientific and technical applications to important problems in logistics, scheduling, and network optimization, and to the use of computers in making efficient use of the mathematical theory."
    Presented by President Ford at a White House Ceremony on October 18, 1976.

 

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