The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Carl S. Marvel
Professor of Chemistry
University of Arizona
"For leading us into the Polymer Age through his researches on polymers, including synthetic rubber; for helping us into the Space Age through his development of thermally stable polymers; for his many services to the chemical profession; and for educating and inspiring three generations of chemists."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on March 12, 1986.