The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
James G. Glimm
Distinguished Leading Professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook,New York USA
Mathematics and Computer Science
"For his original approaches and creative contributions to an array of disciplines in mathematical analysis and mathematical physics, which are fundamental to the theory of operator algebras, shock-wave theory, advanced quantum field theory, quantum statistical mechanics, applied mathematics, and scientific computation Also affiliated with Brookhaven National Laboratory"
Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on November 6, 2003.