President Enders, members and guests: Thank you for being here this evening and my great appreciation to Rich Goldfarb for his usual unusual colorful and entertaining citation.

I am greatly humbled to be included among the past recipients of the SEG Penrose Medal. I do not have the words to adequately convey my enormous appreciation to SEG for this great honor. I find it remarkable that a kid from rural South-side Virginia, born into a working class family—none of whom even thought of attending a university—would be so fortunate to be standing before you tonight.

It is customary for recipients...

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