The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Yuan Tseh Lee
Professor of Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley,California 94720 USA
"For his world leadership in the development of molecular beam techniques and their application to the study of chemical dynamics. His work has had an enormous impact on many areas of physical chemistry, especially building up a quantitative bridge between the laws of mechanics and complex macroscopic phenomena."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on March 12, 1986.