Awards & Winners

Katherine Esau

Date of Birth 03-April-1898
Place of Birth Dnipropetrovsk
(Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast)
Nationality United States of America, Germany
Profession Botanist
Katherine Esau was a German-American botanist who received the National Medal of Science for her work on plant anatomy.

Awards by Katherine Esau

Check all the awards nominated and won by Katherine Esau.


National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences
(For her distinguished service to the American community of plant biologists, and for the excellence of her pioneering research, both basic and applied, on plant structure and development, which has spanned more than six decades; for her superlative performance as an educator, in the classroom and through her books; for the encouragement and inspiration she has given to a legion of young, aspiring plant biologists; and for providing a special role model for women in science.)