The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Kenneth N. Stevens
C. J. LeBel Professor of Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"For his leadership and pioneering contributions to the theory of acoustics of speech production and perception, development of mathematical methods of analysis and modeling to study the acoustics of speech production, and establishing the contemporary foundations of speech science."
Presented by President William Clinton in a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, March 14, 2000.