The Fermi Award is a Presidential award and is one of the oldest and most prestigious science and technology honors bestowed by the U.S. Government. Click here to find more information about the Fermi award and the exceptional individual for whom it was named.
On February 3, 2014 it will be conferred upon two exceptional scientists:
- Dr. Allen J. Bard, “For international leadership in electrochemical science and technology, for advances in photoelectrochemistry and photocatalytic materials, processes, and devices, and for discovery and development of electrochemical methods including electrogenerated chemiluminescence and scanning electrochemical microscopy.”
- Dr. Andrew Sessler, “For advancing accelerators as powerful tools of scientific discovery, for visionary direction of the research enterprise focused on challenges in energy and the environment, and for championing outreach and freedom of scientific inquiry worldwide.”