The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
George M. Whitesides
Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
"For innovative and far-ranging research in chemistry, biology, biochemistry and material science, pioneering work of technological interest and his extensive involvement with teaching, government and industry."
Presented by President William Jefferson Clinton at a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, April 27, 1999.