The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Professor Emeritus of Statistics
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley,California 94720 USA
Mathematics and Computer Sciences
"For fundamental contributions to probability theory, mathematical statistics, information theory, mathematical logic, and Blackwell games, which have had a lasting impact on critical endeavors such as drug testing, computer communications, and manufacturing."
Award presented by President Barack Obama to David Blackwell's children, represented by Hugo Blackwell and Sara Blackwell Hunt, at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on November 20, 2014.