Award Name : National Medal of Science
Year of Award : 2006
Award for : Physics
Location : New York City, New York, United States
Daniel Kleppner is the Lester Wolfe Professor Emeritus of Physics at MIT and co-director of the MIT-Harvard Center for Ultracold Atoms. He was born on December 16, 1932 in New York City, New York, United States . His areas of science include Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, and his research interests include Experimental Atomic Physics, Laser Spectroscopy, and High Precision Measurements. He is the winner of the 2005 Wolf Prize in Physics, the 2007 Frederic Ives Medal, and the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal. Prof. Kleppner has also been awarded the National Medal of Science (2006). Prof. Kleppner has also been awarded the National Medal of Science (2006).