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The National Academy of Sciences will honor the following individuals with awards in recognition of their extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide variety of fields. Click on an image to learn more about the recipients.

Public Welfare Medal

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NAS Public Welfare Medal
Jane Lubchenco

Earth and Space Science

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Arctowski Medal
Mats Carlsson and Viggo Hansteen


Arthur L. Day Prize and Lectureship
Susan Solomon


Henry Draper Medal
Barry C. Barish and Stanley E. Whitcomb


NAS Award for Scientific Discovery
Gabriela González, David H. Reitze, and Peter R. Saulson

Neuroscience, Psychology, and Criminology

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NAS Award for Scientific Reviewing
Daniel S. Nagin


Pradel Research Award
Karel Svoboda


Troland Research Award
Tim Behrens


Troland Research Award
Sian Leah Beilock

Physical Science and Engineering

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Gibbs Brothers Medal
Jerome H. Milgram


NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society
Leroy E. Hood


NAS Award for the Industrial Application of Science
Robert H. Dennard


NAS Award in Chemical Sciences
Armand Paul Alivisatos


Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research
Frances H. Arnold

 

Biological, Medical, and Agricultural Sciences

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NAS Award in Molecular Biology
Rodolphe Barrangou


NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences
Edward S. Buckler


Richard Lounsbery Award
Pardis Christine Sabeti


Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology
Bernard Roizman

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