The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Presidential Chair of Science and Professor of Chemistry
University of Oregon
"For her landmark discoveries of the molecular characteristics of water surfaces; for her creative demonstration of how her findings impact many key biological, environmental, chemical, and technological processes; and for her extraordinary efforts in the United States and around the globe to promote women in science."
Award will be presented by President Barack Obama at a future White House ceremony (date TBD).