The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Martin D. Kruskal
David Hilbert Professor of Mathematics
Piscataway,New Jersey 08854 USA
Mathematics and Computer Science
"For his influence as a leader in nonlinear science for more than two decades as the principal architect of the theory of soliton solutions of nonlinear equations of evolution."
Presented by President Clinton and Vice President Gore at a ceremony on the White House South Lawn, September 30, 1993.