The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Karen K. Uhlenbeck
Sid W. Richardson Foundation Regents Chair in Mathematics
University of Texas at Austin
Mathematics and Computer Science
"For her many pioneering contributions to global geometry that resulted in advances in mathematical physics and the theory of partial differential equations. Her research accomplishments are matched by her leadership and passionate involvement in mathematics training and education."
Presented by Dr. Neal Lane, Assistant to the President for Science & Technology, at a black-tie dinner awards ceremony at the National Building Museum, Washington, DC, Friday, December 1, 2000.