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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
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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.
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Nobel Laureate:   Chemistry, 1979


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