The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Alberto P. Calderon
Professor of Mathematics Emeritus
University of Chicago
Department of Mathematics
5734 S. University Avenue
Chicago,Illinois 60637 USA
Mathematics and Computer Science
"For his ground-breaking work on singular integral operators leading to their application to important problems in partial differential equations, including his proof of uniqueness in the Cauchy problem, the Atiyah-Singer index theorem and the propagation of singularities of non-linear equations."
Presented by President Bush at a White House Rose Garden Ceremony on September 16, 1991.