The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
John I. Brauman
J. G. Jackson-C. J. Wood Professor of Chemistry
"For his seminal contributions in chemistry, giving new insight into the properties of ions and the dynamics and mechanisms of reactions, and for his landmark achievement in clarifying the key role of solvent in determining acid-base chemistry."
Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on November 6, 2003.