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The annual award recognizes an individual who, through public service activities in science and technology, has made an outstanding "contribution toward the welfare of mankind and the Nation
Charles Vest, MIT president emeritus and professor of mechanical engineering, has been named the recipient of the National Science Board's (NSB) 2011 Vannevar Bush Award for his distinguished public service leadership in science and technology.
Originally posted by InvisibleAlbatross
Are you certain there is even a family relation between the two? The searching I just did indicates they are not related.