Elected Fellows

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A member whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished and who has been a continuous member for the four year period leading up to the year of nomination, may, by virtue of such meritorious contribution be elected a Fellow by the Council. Examples of areas in which nominees may have made significant contributions are research; teaching; technology; services to professional societies; administration in academe, industry, and government; and communicating and interpreting science to the public. Fellows are elected annually by the AAAS Council from the list of approved nominations from the Section Steering Groups.

Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor and all Fellows are expected to meet the commonly held standards of professional ethics and scientific integrity.

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Current members of AAAS who are also Fellows can be found by using the search boxes below.

Please note: This database only lists previously elected Fellows who remain active members of the Association. It is not a comprehensive list of all Fellows. If you do not see a name and would like to verify Fellow status, please contact the Executive Office by phone, 202-326-7030 or fellownomination@aaas.org.

Name Year Elected State/Provincesort descending Country Primary Section Institutional Affiliation
Nowotny, Helga 2011 Austria History and Philosophy of Science (Section L) Wwtf Sci & Tech Fund
Mcdonald, Bruce 2013 Switzerland Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O) Institute of Integrative Biology
Soller, Morris 1996 Israel Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Ping Tsai, Din 2016 Taiwan Physics (Section B) Academia Sinica
Brito Cruz, Carlos 2014 Brazil Physics (Section B) Fapesp
Spaldin, Nicola 2013 Switzerland Physics (Section B) Materials Theory D-Matl Eth Zurich
Beardmore, J A 1996 United Kingdom Biological Sciences (Section G)
Varshney, Rajeev 2016 India Biological Sciences (Section G) Icrisat
Kamoun, Sophien 2013 United Kingdom Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O) Sainsbury Laboratory
Horton, Richard 1996 United Kingdom Medical Sciences (Section N)
Esser, Karl 1981 Germany Biological Sciences (Section G) Ruhr Universitat Bochum
Pfau, Tilman 2010 Germany Physics (Section B)
Naismith, James 2016 United Kingdom Biological Sciences (Section G)
Wang, Feiyue 2007 China Information, Computing, and Communication (Section T) Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ambrosio, Ubiratan 1983 Brazil History and Philosophy of Science (Section L)
Kell, Douglas 2012 United Kingdom Biological Sciences (Section G) The University of Manchester
Li, Jun 2010 China Chemistry (Section C) Tsinghua University
Davidar, Priya 2012 India Biological Sciences (Section G) Pondicherry University
Nordborg, Magnus 2010 Austria Biological Sciences (Section G) Gregor Mendel Institute
Singer, Wolf 2013 Germany Neuroscience (Section V) Ernst Strungmann Institute (Esi)
Shaik, S 2003 Israel Chemistry (Section C) Hebrew Univ Jerusalem
Kovalchuk, Mikhail 2008 Russian Federation Physics (Section B) Kurchatov Inst
Yamamoto, H 2003 Japan Chemistry (Section C) Chubu Univ
Polack, Fernando 2014 Argentina Fundacion Infant
Cela-Conde, Camilo 1999 Spain Biological Sciences (Section G) Univ Les Illes Balers