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
Ulrich Nienhaus, Gerd 2003 Germany Physics (Section B) Kit Karlsruhe
Sodeoka, Mikiko 2014 Japan Chemistry (Section C) RIKEN
Plass, Christoph 2005 Germany Biological Sciences (Section G) German Cancer Res Ctr Div Dc010
Kell, Douglas 2012 United Kingdom Biological Sciences (Section G) The University of Manchester
Speakman, John 2016 China Institute of genetics and developmental biology
Kataoka, Tohru 1932 Japan Kobe Univ School of Medicine
Bray, J Roger 1965 New Zealand Biological Sciences (Section G) Cawthron Institute
Sela, Michael 1989 Israel Biological Sciences (Section G)
Ladha, Jagdish 2008 Philippines Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Bortoletto, Daniela 2013 United Kingdom Physics (Section B) Denys Wilkinson Laboratory
Doherty, Peter 2001 Australia Medical Sciences (Section N) Univ of Melbourne
Brito Cruz, Carlos 2014 Brazil Physics (Section B) Fapesp
Yanagi, Yusuke 1996 Japan Medical Sciences (Section N)
Harel, David 2007 Israel Information, Computing, and Communication (Section T) The Weizmann Inst of Sci
Lehn, Jean-Marie 2003 France Chemistry (Section C) Isis N&B
Gambini, Rodolfo 2008 Uruguay Physics (Section B) Universidad de La Republica
Li, Jun 2010 China Chemistry (Section C) Tsinghua University
Ambrosio, Ubiratan 1983 Brazil History and Philosophy of Science (Section L)
Yang, Qiang 2012 Hong Kong Information, Computing, and Communication (Section T) Hong Kong University of Science and Tech
Rheinboldt, Werner 1984 Germany Mathematics (Section A)
Parkin, Stuart 2003 Germany Physics (Section B) Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics
Kutschera, Walter 2010 Austria Physics (Section B) University of Vienna
Potter, John 1990 New Zealand Medical Sciences (Section N)
Hartl, F Ulrich 2009 Germany Biological Sciences (Section G) Max Planck Inst. of Biochemistry
Goldstein, Robert 2012 Russian Federation Engineering (Section M) Russian Academy of Sciences