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
Brito Cruz, Carlos 2014 Brazil Physics (Section B) Fapesp
Hirano, Tatsuya 2005 Japan Biological Sciences (Section G) Riken Advanced Science Institute
Bhaskaran, Govindan 1988 India Biological Sciences (Section G) Kerala University
Phillis, Yannis 2007 Greece Engineering (Section M) Technical University of Crete
Zong Lin, Shinn 2015 Taiwan Medical Sciences (Section N)
Beardmore, J A 1996 United Kingdom Biological Sciences (Section G)
Aki Haga, Masa 2015 Japan Chemistry (Section C) Chuo Univ
Birks, Hilary 2014 Norway Biological Sciences (Section G) University of Bergen
Nowotny, Helga 2011 Austria History and Philosophy of Science (Section L) Wwtf Sci & Tech Fund
Westhof, E 2001 France Biological Sciences (Section G) University of Strasbourg
Hunt, Tim 2005 Japan Biological Sciences (Section G)
Ambrosio, Ubiratan 1983 Brazil History and Philosophy of Science (Section L)
Ladha, Jagdish 2008 Philippines Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Cela-Conde, Camilo 1999 Spain Biological Sciences (Section G)
Yamamoto, H 2003 Japan Chemistry (Section C) Chubu Univ
Parkin, Stuart 2003 Germany Physics (Section B) Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics
Dingwell, Donald 2017 Germany Geology and Geography (Section E)
Hoshi, Motonori 1998 Japan Biological Sciences (Section G)
Woltjer, L 1980 Switzerland Astronomy (Section D)
Pfau, Tilman 2010 Germany Physics (Section B)
Gruissem, Wilhelm 1998 Switzerland Biological Sciences (Section G) Eth Zurich
Woll, B 2016 United Kingdom Linguistics and Language Science (Section Z) University College London
Fagot-Largeault, Anne 2015 France History and Philosophy of Science (Section L) College de France
Burrows, J 2003 Germany Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences (Section W) Univ of Bremen
Rheinboldt, Werner 1984 Germany Mathematics (Section A)