The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
J. Robert Schrieffer
Mary Amanda Wood Professor of Physics
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia,Pennsylvania 19174 USA
"In recognition of his insight into cooperative effects in solids and solid surfaces dependent on interacting many-body systems and for his leadership in showing how one couples formal theoretical work with experimental findings to make significant advances in the area of condensed matter physics."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on February 27, 1985.