The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
John Roy Whinnery
University Professor Emeritus (Electrical Engineering)
University of California, Berkeley
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences
Berkeley,California 94720 USA
"For his research contributions to microwaves, lasers, and quantum electronics; for his excellence as a teacher and author; and for his extensive services to government and professional organizations."
Presented by President Bush at a White House ceremony on June 23, 1992.