Madam President, fellow SEG members: Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine that I could receive this extraordinary honor. In fact, when I was first told of the award I made some very unkind remarks reflecting on the poor sense of humor of the people telling me—my apologies again to Zhaoshan Chang and Rich Goldfarb. My thanks, too, to Zhaoshan for his kind words.

I imagine that most recipients of a major honor such as this probably go through the same experiences as I did; initial shock and disbelief, followed by astonished acceptance of the fact, and a...

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