The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Sandra M. Faber
University Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz,California 95064 USA
"For leadership in numerous path-breaking studies of extra-galactic astronomy and galaxy formation, and for oversight of the construction of important instruments, including the Keck telescopes."
President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on February 1, 2013.