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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Herbert C. Brown

Title:

Professor of Chemistry

Affiliation:

Purdue University

Lafayette, Indiana 47907 USA

Gender:

Male

Year Deceased:

2004

Award Discipline:

Physical Sciences

Award Year:

1969

Citation:

"For discovery and exploration of the hydroboration reaction and for developing it into a major and powerful tool in chemical synthesis."

Presented by President Nixon at a White House Ceremony on February 16, 1970.

Nobel Laureate:

Chemistry, 1979

 

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