National Medal of Science Winners

This page includes Princeton University faculty members who have been awarded the National Medal of Science. See the National Science Foundation website for information about the award.

YearPrinceton winner
2012 Anne M. Treisman
2009 James E. Gunn
2002 W. Jason Morgan
2001 Elias M. Stein
2000 Jeremiah P. Ostriker
1998 John N. Bahcall
1997 (posthumous) Martin Schwarzschild
1993 Val Fitch
Martin Kruskal
1991 George A. Miller
1989 Donald C. Spencer
1982 Philip W. Anderson
1979 Lyman Spitzer Jr.
1976 Hassler Whitney
1973 John W. Tukey
1970 Robert Dicke
John A. Wheeler
1969 (posthumous) William Feller
1966 John W. Milnor
1964 Solomon Lefschetz