The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
George S. Hammond
Senior McMaster Fellow, Bowling Green State University Center for Photochemical Sciences andExecutive Director (Retired)
"For his talents as educator, academic administrator and industrial research director, and for creating the field of organic photochemistry, laying the theoretical foundations for research and the development of commercial products from its applications."
Presented by Vice President Gore at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC on Monday, December 19, 1994.