, DC – Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman will present the 2005 Enrico Fermi Award to Arthur H. Rosenfeld on Wednesday, June 21, at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The Presidential award is the government’s oldest award for scientific achievement and carries an honorarium of $375,000 and a gold medal.
Dr. Rosenfeld, 79, will receive the Enrico Fermi Award “for a lifetime of achievement ranging from pioneering scientific discoveries in experimental nuclear and particle physics to innovations in science, technology and public policy for energy conservation that continue to benefit humanity.”
NOTE: The award ceremony is open to press. Reporters planning on covering the event or who would like to arrange interviews with Dr. Rosenfeld before the ceremony should call the DOE press office at (202) 586-5806.
Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman
California Energy Commissioner Arthur Rosenfeld
Enrico Fermi Award Ceremony
Wednesday, June 21, 2006
4 PM EDT
National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW (entrance at 2100 C Street, NW
Jeff Sherwood, (202) 586-4940