The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Marshall N. Rosenbluth
Professor and ResearchPhysicist
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla,California USA
"For his fundamental contributions to plasma physics, his pioneering work in computational statistical mechanics, his world leadership in the development of controlled thermonuclear fusion, and his wide-ranging technical contributions to national security."
Presented by President Bill Clinton at a ceremony in Room 450, Old Executive Office Building, on Tuesday, December 16, 1997.