The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Professor of Physics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara,California 93106 USA
"For his pioneering fundamental contributions to the theory of the electronic structure of solids, including the effective mass approach to defects in semiconductors, the so-called KKR method of band structure, and, most importantly, the density functional approach to the many-electron problem which has led to great advances in the understanding of bulk solids and solid surfaces."
Presented by President Reagan in a White House ceremony on July 15, 1988.