The Washington Award
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1990's - John H. Sununu
1990- John H. Sununu for his contributions as an engineer, inventor, and educator as well as governor of New Hampshire and White House chief of staff.
1990's - Frank Borman
1991 – Frank Borman for his lifelong commitment to aviation and space as commander of the Apollo mission that circled the moon and for his achievements as chairman of Eastern Airlines.
1990's - Leon M. Lederman
1992 – Leon M. Lederman for his contributions to the study of high energy physics.
1990's - William States Lee
1993 – William States Lee for his contributions to safe operations of nuclear power plants.
1990's - Kenneth H. Olson
1994 – Kenneth H. Olson for his development of Digital Equipment Corporation into the world’s leading manufacturer of network computer systems and equipment.
1990's - George W. Housner
1995 – George W. Housner for his leadership in promoting protection of life and property through rigorous seismology research and design applications of predicted structural response.
1990's - Wilson Greatbatch
1996 – Wilson Greatbatch for his invention of the implantable cardiac pacemaker , which has conferred widespread benefit on humanity.
1990's - Frank Kreith
1997 – Frank Kreith for his inventions, research and applications of science to technology that serves humanity.
1990's - John R. Conrad
1998 – John R. Conrad for distinguished leadership in the electrical power industry and exceptional commitment to urban development.
1990's - Jack S. Kilby
1999 – Jack S. Kilby for his distinguished electronics career, including the invention of the monolithic integrated circuit which was the foundation for modern electrics.
Award Recipient of 2021