The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Presidential Chair of Science and Professor of Chemistry
University of Oregon
"For her landmark discoveries of the molecular characteristics of water surfaces; for her creative demonstration of how her findings impact many key biological, environmental, chemical, and technological processes; and for her extraordinary efforts in the United States and around the globe to promote women in science."
Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on May 19, 2016.