The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
7000 East Avenue
Livermore,California 94550 USA
University of California, Davis
"For establishing powerful computer methods useful for molecular dynamics simulations, conceiving and executing experimental shock-wave simulations to obtain properties of fluids and solids at very high pressures, and developing Monte Carlo methods for calculating the properties of matter from first principles, all of which contributed to major achievements in the science of condensed matter."
Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on October 7, 2009.