Leon Lederman

An internationally renowned high-energy physicist, Lederman was director emeritus of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, and held an appointment as the Pritzker Professor of Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Among his many honors are the Nobel Prize in Physics, the National Medal of Science, and the Enrico Fermi Prize awarded by President Bill Clinton. Lederman served as Chair, and then co-Chair, of the Bulletin’s Board of Sponsors from 2001 to 2015; he was elected Chair Emeritus in 2015.