The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
F. Albert Cotton
Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Texas A&M University
College Station,Texas 77843 USA
"For contributions of unique range, depth, and importance to inorganic and structural chemistry, especially the discovery and elucidation of multiple metal-metal bonds and the application of group theory to chemical problems."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on May 24, 1983.