The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Ernest R. Davidson
Distinguished Professor and the Robert and Marjorie Mann Chair of Computational Quantum Chemistry
"For his innovative leadership and numerous conceptual and algorithmic developments that led to the field of computational quantum chemistry and made possible the accurate modeling of chemical rections and the response of molecules to radiation."
Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on June 12, 2002.