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2005 Presidential Rank Award - Bill Phillips

Bill Phillips
Credit: © Robert Rathe

NIST Fellow William D. Phillips, 1997 Nobel Laureate in physics, is a distinguished recipient of a 2005 Presidential Rank Award for exceptional long-term accomplishments, the most prestigious award given to senior executives and senior professionals in federal service. According to the federal Office of Personnel Management, winners are "strong leaders who achieve results and consistently demonstrate strength, integrity, industry, and a relentless commitment to excellence in public service."

Created September 1, 2017, Updated September 6, 2017