The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
John B. Goodenough
Professor and Virginia H. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station A5300
Austin,Texas 78712 USA
"For groundbreaking cathode research that led to the first commercial lithium ion battery, which has since revolutionized consumer electronics with technical applications for portable and stationary power."
President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on February 1, 2013.