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
Wang, Feiyue 2007 China Information, Computing, and Communication (Section T) Chinese Academy of Sciences
Mcdonald, Bruce 2013 Switzerland Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O) Institute of Integrative Biology
Montagnier, Luc 1992 France Biological Sciences (Section G) World Foundation for Aids
Bray, J Roger 1965 New Zealand Biological Sciences (Section G) Cawthron Institute
Weigel, Detlef 2010 Germany Biological Sciences (Section G) Max Planck Inst Dev Biol
Birks, Hilary 2014 Norway Biological Sciences (Section G) University of Bergen
Lee N, Yuan 1988 Taiwan Chemistry (Section C) Academia Sinica
Treisman, Richard 2012 United Kingdom Biological Sciences (Section G) The Francis Crick Institute
Von Braun, Joachim 2006 Germany Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O) Uni Bonn, ZEF
Dupre, John 2010 United Kingdom History and Philosophy of Science (Section L)
Gruissem, Wilhelm 1998 Switzerland Biological Sciences (Section G) Eth Zurich
Ladha, Jagdish 2008 Philippines Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Sodeoka, Mikiko 2014 Japan Chemistry (Section C) RIKEN
Doherty, Peter 2001 Australia Medical Sciences (Section N) Univ of Melbourne
Swaminathan, M S 1994 India Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Ryan, John 2010 Ireland Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Hase, Tapio 1997 Finland Chemistry (Section C)
Varshney, Rajeev 2016 India Biological Sciences (Section G) Icrisat
Bortoletto, Daniela 2013 United Kingdom Physics (Section B) Denys Wilkinson Laboratory
Mcneill, Kristopher 2017 Switzerland Chemistry (Section C)
Speakman, John 2016 China Institute of genetics and developmental biology
Nowotny, Helga 2011 Austria History and Philosophy of Science (Section L) Wwtf Sci & Tech Fund
Harel, David 2007 Israel Information, Computing, and Communication (Section T) The Weizmann Inst of Sci
Sieh, Kerry 2017 Singapore Geology and Geography (Section E) Earth Observatory of Singapore
Ohji, Tatsuki 2012 Japan Engineering (Section M) Aist