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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

C. Kumar N. Patel

Title: Vice Chancellor for Research
Affiliation:   University of California, Los Angeles
    2138 Murphy Hall
    Los Angeles, California 90095 USA
Gender:   Male

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Award Discipline:   Engineering
Award Year:   1996
Citation:   "For his fundamental contributions to quantum electronics and invention of the carbon dioxide laser, which have had significant impact on industrial, scientific, medical, and defense applications."
    Awarded by President Clinton in a White House ceremony on July 26, 1996.


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