The National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation are the highest honors bestowed by the U.
What does NMS stand for?
NMS stands for National Medal of Science
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- National Monuments Record of Wales
- New Mexico Rural Water Association (Albuquerque, NM)
- New Meadows River Watershed Project (est. 1999; Maine)
- Institute for Nuclear Materials Science (Belgium)
- NAF (Non-Appropriated Fund) Management System
- Nagoya Municipal Subway (Japan)
- National Marine Sanctuary (US Park Service)
- National Maritime System
- National Market System (now Nasdaq National Market)
- National Master Specification (Canadian building specifications)
- National Medical Series for Independent Study
- National Medicines Symposium (Australia)
- National Mentoring Scheme (UK)
- National Merchant Solutions
- National Merit Scholar(ship)
- National Meteorological Services
- National Midnight Star
- National Military Strategy
- National Militia Standards
- National Minimum Standards (Department of Health; UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Previous recipients of the National Medal of Science include Henry Eyring in 1966 and Mario Capecchi in 2002--five years before he won the Nobel Prize.
During a ceremony in the East Room of the White House , Obama presented the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to three people and the Intel team and the National Medal of Science to 10 top researchers.
He was awarded the National Medal of Science by President Jimmy Carter in 1977 and was named Humanist of the Year by the American Humanist Association in 1999.
Past finalists number more than 2,000 and include winners of the Nobel prize, the National Medal of Science, and other esteemed science and math honors.
A National Medal of Science winner, Stone has been a principal investigator on nine NASA spacecraft missions and a co-investigator on five other NASA missions.
We are very fortunate to have the insight of one of only few scientists in history to be selected for both the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation," said Mark Iwicki, President and Chief Executive Officer of Blend Therapeutics.
Rao, Eberly Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Director of the Center for Multivariate Analysis at Pennsylvania State University, will be honored at the White House with the National Medal of Science on May 29, 2002.