Elected Fellows

Fellowship Rosette

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
Rayner, Steve 2003 United Kingdom Anthropology (Section H) Oxford University
Diederich, Francois 1990 Switzerland Chemistry (Section C) Laboratorium Fur Organische Ch
Penninger, Joseph 2011 Austria Biological Sciences (Section G) Institut fuer Molekulare Biotechnologie GmbH
Nordborg, Magnus 2010 Austria Biological Sciences (Section G) Gregor Mendel Institute
Artaxo, Paulo 2006 Brazil Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences (Section W) University of Sao Paulo
Artursson, Per 2016 Sweden Pharmaceutical Sciences (Section S) Uppsala University
Hall, M 2009 Switzerland Biological Sciences (Section G) University of Basel
Braunstein, Samuel 2011 United Kingdom Physics (Section B) University of York
Stixrude, Lars 2006 United Kingdom University College London
Norris, David 2009 Switzerland Chemistry (Section C) Eth Zurich Universitaetsstrasse 6 Cnb F
Farrell, D A 1987 Australia Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Laemmli, U K 2006 Switzerland Biological Sciences (Section G) Nanyang Technological University
Pollak, Eli 2015 Israel Weizmann Institute of Science
Shaw, P 2015 United Kingdom Neuroscience (Section V) Univ Dept of Neurology
Shaik, S 2003 Israel Chemistry (Section C) Hebrew Univ Jerusalem
Dingwell, Donald 2017 Germany Geology and Geography (Section E)
Hirokawa, N 2013 Japan Neuroscience (Section V) Univ of Tokyo
Brito Cruz, Carlos 2014 Brazil Physics (Section B) Fapesp
Potter, John 1990 New Zealand Medical Sciences (Section N)
Steinrueck, Hans Peter 2016 Germany Physics (Section B) Univ Erlangen-Nuernberg
Birbaumer, Niels 2009 Germany Psychology (Section J)
Chuan Kwek, Leong 2009 Singapore Physics (Section B) National Univ of Singapore
Colless, Matthew 2015 Australia Astronomy (Section D) Australian National University
Ambrosio, Ubiratan 1983 Brazil History and Philosophy of Science (Section L)
Woll, B 2016 United Kingdom Linguistics and Language Science (Section Z) University College London