Warren Washington is awarded the National Medal of Science
October 5, 2010
President Barack Obama named Warren Washington (Ph.D. EMS 1964) as one of 10 eminent researchers to be awarded the National Medal of Science. Washington received his award—the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists, engineers, and inventors—at a White House ceremony on November 17, 2010.
Washington is a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). He earned his Ph.D. from Penn State’s Department of Meteorology in 1964 and is a Penn State Alumni Fellow, a Distinguished Alumni, and the 2010 recipient of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Hosler Scholar Medal.