The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
George W. Housner
C. F. Braun Professor of Engineering Emeritus
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena,California 91109 USA
"For his profound and decisive influence on the development of earthquake engineering worldwide. His research contributions have guided the development of earthquake engineering and have had an important impact on other major disciplines."
Presented by President Reagan in a White House ceremony on July 15, 1988.