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2010

On May 7, 2012 it was conferred upon two exceptional scientists:

  • Dr. Mildred Dresselhaus, “for her scientific leadership, her major contributions to science and energy policy, her selfless work in science education and the advancement of diversity in the scientific workplace, and her highly original and impactful research."
  • Dr. Burton Richter, "for the breadth of his influence in the multiple disciplines of accelerator physics and particle physics, his profound scientific discoveries, his visionary leadership as SLAC Director, his leadership of science, and his notable contributions in energy and public policy."
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Fermi Award winner Burton Richter with Secretary of Energy Steven Chu.

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Fermi Award winner Mildred S. Dresselhaus with Secretary of Energy Steven Chu.

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Left to right: John Holdren, OSTP Director; Awardee Mildred S. Dresselhaus; Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy; Awardee Burton Richter; Bill Brinkman, Director of the DOE Office of Science

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Left to right: Laurose Richter, Burton Richter, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, DOE Secretary Steven Chu

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