Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 15, 2016
President Obama to Award National Medals of Science and the National Medals of Technology and Innovation
WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, January 22, the President will award National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 17 scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and innovators. Awarded annually, the Medal of Science recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to science, engineering, and mathematics. The National Medal of Technology and Innovation recognizes those who have made lasting contributions to America’s competitiveness and quality of life and helped strengthen the Nation’s technological workforce.