The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Director Emeritus and Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute
New York University
New York,New York USA
Mathematics and Computer Sciences
"For his fundamental contributions to linear and nonlinear partial differential equations, and applications, particularly in geometry and complex analysis, thus having a decisive impact on the development of mathematics and its applications over a period of years."
Awarded by President Clinton at a White House ceremony on October 18, 1995.