The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Shirley Ann Jackson
President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
"For her insightful work in condensed matter physics and particle physics, for her science-rooted public policy achievements, and for her inspiration to the next generation of professionals in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields."
Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on May 19, 2016.