The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Sylvester James Gates, Jr.
John S. Toll Professor & Director of the Center for String & Particle Theory
University of Maryland
4121 Physics Building
College Park,Maryland 20742 USA
"For contributions to the mathematics of supersymmetry in particle, field, and string theories and extraordinary efforts to engage the public on the beauty and wonder of fundamental physics."
President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on February 1, 2013.