The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Richard M. Karp
University of Washington
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Seattle,Washington 98195 USA
Mathematics and Computer Science
"For his pioneering research in theoretical computer science and the development of NP-Completeness, a concept having an important role in the theory and the practice of computation."
Awarded by President Clinton in a White House ceremony on July 26, 1996.