Sigma Xi Members Become AAAS Fellows

February 20, 2017

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Council elected the following Sigma Xi members among its 2016 Fellows to recognize their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership. Congratulations!  

Section on Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources
Steven D. Clouse, National Science Foundation
Alice C. Harmon, University of Florida
P. V. Vara Prasad, Kansas State University
Karen-Beth Goldberg Scholthof, Texas A&M University
Wallace E. Tyner, Purdue University

Section on Anthropology
Nathaniel J. Dominy, Dartmouth College
Karen R. Rosenberg, University of Delaware
Gary T. Schwartz, Arizona State University

Section on Astronomy
Curtis John Struck, Iowa State University

Section on Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences
Konstantine P. Georgakakos, Hydrologic Research Center/Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Steven M. Gorelick, Stanford University
Cindy Lee, Stony Brook University

Section on Biological Sciences
John Howard Adams, University of South Florida
Charles D. Amsler, University of Alabama at Birmingham
José M. Argüello, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ian Thomas Baldwin, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology (Germany)
Patricia E. Berg, George Washington University
Eleanor A. Blakely, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
John E. Burris, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Hannah V. Carey, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Robert A. Copeland, Epizyme, Inc.
John J. Ewel, University of Florida
Joel Mitchell Goodman, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Timothy T. Hla, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Robert Dan Holt, University of Florida
Karen W. Hughes, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Sue L. Jaspersen, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Peter B. Moyle, University of California, Davis
Gregory M. Mueller, Chicago Botanic Garden
Ann Carol Palmenberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison
David Patterson, University of Denver
James C. Paulson, The Scripps Research Institute
Debra P. C. Peters, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Anne L. Plant, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Clifton A. Poodry, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Kathleen Postle, Pennsylvania State University
James J. Smith, Michigan State University
Carol A. Stepien, University of Toledo/NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
Ross A. Virginia, Dartmouth College
Donald R. Zak, University of Michigan

Section on Chemistry
James B. Ames, University of California, Davis
Mark R. Chance, Case Western Reserve University
Patrick H. Dussault, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
David Fielder Eaton, Light Insights, LLC
Hilkka Inkeri Kenttämaa, Purdue University
Julie T. Millard, Colby College
Stephen L. Morgan, University of South Carolina
Thomas J. Pinnavaia, Michigan State University
Diane Grob Schmidt, University of Cincinnati
Hong-Cai "Joe" Zhou, Texas A&M University

Section on Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences
Arthur R. Hand, University of Connecticut

Section on Education
Judith Marie Iriarte-Gross, Middle Tennessee State University
Linda L. Slakey, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Section on Engineering
Chandra Mauli Agrawal, University of Texas at San Antonio
Kaustav Banerjee, University of California, Santa Barbara
Michael Bass, University of Central Florida
Gerald M. Borsuk, Naval Research Laboratory
David Darwin, University of Kansas
Peter Francis Davies, University of Pennsylvania
Philippe M. Fauchet, Vanderbilt University
James H. Garrett, Jr., Carnegie Mellon University
Chih-Ming Ho, University of California, Los Angeles
Ali Khounsary, Illinois Institute of Technology
Sidney Leibovich, Cornell University
Frank L. Lewis, University of Texas at Arlington
Carmen S. Menoni, Colorado State University
Matthew W. Ohland, Purdue University
Mohammad Shahidehpour, Illinois Institute of Technology
Yu Sun, University of Toronto (Canada)

Section on General Interest in Science and Engineering
Paul G. Heltne, Chicago Academy of Sciences

Section on Geology and Geography
Michelle Anne Kominz, Western Michigan University
Zhe-Xi Luo, University of Chicago
John W. Valley, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Herman B. Zimmerman, National Science Foundation (retired)

Section on Industrial Science and Technology
Baohua Gu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory/University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Section on Information, Computing, and Communication
Vijayakumar Bhagavatula, Carnegie Mellon University
Dmitry B. Goldgof, University of South Florida
Eugene Santos, Jr., Dartmouth College

Section on Medical Sciences
Charles J. Lockwood, University of South Florida
Christopher J. Molloy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Section on Neuroscience
Nina Felice Schor, University of Rochester Medical Center
Amita Sehgal, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Leslie P. Tolbert, University of Arizona

Section on Pharmaceutical Sciences
Shyam S. Mohapatra, University of South Florida

Section on Physics
John Michael Blondin, North Carolina State University
Jerry P. Draayer, Louisiana State University
Henry O. Everitt III, U.S. Army
Berend T. Jonker, Naval Research Laboratory
Dennis K. Killinger, University of South Florida
Jay N. Marx, LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Louis M. Pecora, Naval Research Laboratory
Hrvoje Petek, University of Pittsburgh
L. Ramdas Ram-Mohan, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Arjun G. Yodh, University of Pennsylvania

Section on Psychology
Norma Graham, Columbia University
James Henry Howard, Jr., Catholic University of America

Section on Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering
Clinton J. Andrews, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Brenda Ekwurzel, Union of Concerned Scientists

Section on Statistics
Alicia L. Carriquiry, Iowa State University
Hal S. Stern, University of California, Irvine

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