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2018 Fellows

AAAS proudly congratulates the newly elected 2018 Fellows! In October 2018, the AAAS Council elected 416 members as Fellows of AAAS. Election as a Fellow honors members whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications in service to society have distinguished them among their peers and colleagues. Presented by section affiliation, they are:



Federica Brandizzi, Michigan State University

Robert J. Ferl, University of Florida

Elizabeth E. Hood, Arkansas State University

Carol A. Ishimaru, University of Minnesota

David (Dave) Peter Jackson, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Jeffrey B. Jones, University of Florida

Bruce A. Kimball, USDA-ARS/The Greenleaf Group

Andrew D.B. Leakey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jianxin Ma, Purdue University

Ray Ming, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scott Charles Peck, University of Missouri

David M. Stelly, Texas A&M University/Texas A&M AgriLife Research

J. Edward Taylor, University of California, Davis

Martin Wiedmann, Cornell University

Qijing Zhang, Iowa State University



Richard Gutierrez Bribiescas, Yale University

Leo Ralph Chavez II, University of California, Irvine

Benedikt Hallgrimsson, University of Calgary (Canada)

Sang-Hee Lee, University of California, Riverside

Torben (Torrey) Charles Rick, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Fred H. Smith, Illinois State University

Andrea B. Taylor, Touro University

E. Christian Wells, University of South Florida



Eric J. Chaisson, Harvard University

Jacqueline N. Hewitt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Michael A. Janssen, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

William D. Langer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Frederic A. Rasio, Northwestern University

Massimo Stiavelli, Space Telescope Science Institute



Ken Owen Buesseler, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Michael D. Dettinger, U.S. Geological Survey

Manvendra Krishna Dubey, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Allen H. Goldstein, University of California, Berkeley

Jacqueline M. Grebmeier, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Dennis A. Hansell, University of Miami

Elisabeth A. Holland, University of the South Pacific (Fiji)

Upmanu Lall, Columbia University

James A. Yoder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/University of Rhode Island

Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona



Cory Abate-Shen, Columbia University,Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dean C. Adams, Iowa State University

Juan D. Alfonzo, The Ohio State University

Andreas D. Baxevanis, National Human Genome Research Institute/NIH

Paul N. Black, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Holly M. Brown-Borg, University of North Dakota

Christopher G. Burd, Yale University School of Medicine

Rebecca D. Burdine, Princeton University

Sean M. Burgess, University of California, Davis

Craig A. Carlson, University of California, Santa Barbara

Prosanta Chakrabarty, Louisiana State University

Robert S. Chapkin, Texas A&M University

John Chaput, University of California,Irvine

Jeffrey D. Cirillo, Texas A&M Health Science Center

Lisa M. Coussens, Oregon Health & Science University

Thomas L. Crisman, University of South Florida

Mary Dasso, National Institute for Child Health and Human Development/ NIH

Robert J. Denver, University of Michigan

Keith M. Derbyshire, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health

Douglas Wayne DeSimone, University of Virginia

Savithramma P. Dinesh-Kumar, University of California, Davis

John M. Drake, University of Georgia

Ronald M. Evans, Salk Institute for Biological Studies /Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Michael Freitag, Oregon State University

Michael A. Gealt, Central Michigan University

Wayne W. Grody, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles

Anne Grove, Louisiana State University

James A. Guikema, Kansas State University

Kenneth M. Halanych, Auburn University

Kathleen B. Hall, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

K. David Hambright, University of Oklahoma

Kyle Edward Harms, Louisiana State University

H. Criss Hartzell, Emory University

Jody Hey, Temple University

David Scott Hibbett, Clark University

Kimberly A. Hughes, Florida State University

David Allen Hutchins, University of Southern California

Masayori Inouye, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Bertram L. Jacobs, Arizona State University

Fredric J. Janzen, Iowa State University

Joseph Jez, Washington University in St. Louis

Kristen Marie Johansen, Iowa State University

Terrance J. Kavanagh, University of Washington

Daniel B. Kearns, Indiana University

David M. Kehoe, Indiana University

Megerditch (Mike) Kiledjian, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

George Liang King, Harvard Medical School

Carla M. Koehler, University of California, Los Angeles

Michael J. Kuhar, Emory University

Jay-Terrence Lennon, Indiana University

Kim Lewis, Northeastern University

Judy Lieberman, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Paul M. Lieberman, The Wistar Institute          

Xiaorong Lin, University of Georgia

Jiandie D. Lin, University of Michigan

Iris Lindberg, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Hua Lu, Tulane University

Micah Luftig, Duke University

Julius Lukeš, Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech Republic)

David Robert Maddison, Oregon State University

William H. McDowell, University of New Hampshire

Wladek Minor, University of Virginia

Corrie Moreau, Field Museum of Natural History/ Cornell University

Frank Edgar Muller-Karger, University of South Florida

Karl Joseph Niklas, Cornell University

Seiji Ogawa, Tohoku Fukushi University, Kansei Fukushi Research Center

Neil Osheroff, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Andrea Page-McCaw, Vanderbilt University

Carole A. Parent, University of Michigan

John T. Patton, Indiana University

Thomas T. Perkins, JILA/ NIST / University of Colorado Boulder

 Linda Joy Pike, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Joshua B. Plotkin, University of Pennsylvania

Eric Post, University of California, Davis

Mary V. Relling, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Jürgen A. Richt, Kansas State University

Michael A. Riehle, University of Arizona

Pejman Rohani, University of Georgia

Noah A. Rosenberg, Stanford University

Jean M. Sanger, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Samuel Michael Scheiner, National Science Foundation

Kevin L. Schey, Vanderbilt University

Johannes Schul, University of Missouri

Katriona Shea, Penn State

Madeline A. Shea, University of Iowa

Binghui Shen, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope

Jay Shendure, University of Washington

Hal L. Smith, Arizona State University

Holger Sondermann, Cornell University

Eric V. Stabb, University of Georgia

Ramunas Stepanauskas, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Katharine Nash Suding, University of Colorado Boulder

Lukas K. Tamm, University of Virginia

Allen Taylor,  Tufts University

Steven M. Theg, University of California, Davis

Georgia D. Tomaras, Duke University Medical Center

James Frances Anthony Traniello, Boston University

Susannah G. Tringe, U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Maria Vernet, Scripps Institution of Oceanography,University of California, San Diego

Charles Walcott, Cornell University

Claire E. Walczak, Indiana University

Friedbert Weiss, Scripps Research Institute

Stephen Halley White, University of California, Irvine

Jan A. Witkowski, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Floyd L. Wormley, Jr., University of Texas at San Antonio

Gregory Allan Wray, Duke University

Joseph B. Yavitt, Cornell University

Malin M. Young, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Jianming Yu, Iowa State University

Jonathan P. Zehr, University of California, Santa Cruz

Baohong Zhang, East Carolina University

Dong-Er Zhang, University of California, San Diego



Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt, Florida State University

Matthew John Allen, Wayne State University

Kara L. Bren, University of Rochester

Phillip Franklin Britt, Oak Ridge National Labortory

Donna A. Chen, University of South Carolina

Peng Chen, Cornell University

Zhan Chen, University of Michigan

Wonhwa Cho, University of Illinois at Chicago

Robert E. Continetti, University of California, San Diego.

Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Texas A&M University

Olafs Daugulis, University of Houston

Xiangfeng Duan, University of California, Los Angeles

Fillmore Freeman, University of California, Irvine

Teresa Fryberger, National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (Retired)

Neil K. Garg, University of California, Los Angeles

David S. Gottfried, Georgia Institute of Technology

John H. Griffin, Numerate, Inc.

Robert (Barney) Grubbs, Stony Brook University

Marina G. Guenza, University of Oregon

Wayne Charles Guida, University of South Florida

P. Shiv Halasyamani, University of Houston

Trevor W. Hayton, University of California, Santa Barbara

Stefan W. Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry/ Max Planck Institute for Medical Research (Germany)

William H. Hersh, Queens College of the City University of New York

Stephan Irle, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Jeffrey Scott Johnson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dimitris Katsoulis, The Dow Chemical Company

Sung-Hou Kim, University of California, Berkeley

Aravinda (Arvind) M. Kini, U.S. Department of Energy (Retired)

Carlito B. Lebrilla, University of California, Davis

Zhiqun Lin, Georgia Institute of Technology

Todd B. Marder, Universität Würzburg (Germany)

Heather D. Maynard, University of California, Los Angeles

Shelley D. Minteer, University of Utah

Bruce A. Moyer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Luciano Mueller, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Janet Elizabeth Nelson, University of Idaho

Paula J. Olsiewski, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Thalappil Pradeep, Indian Instiute of Technology Madras (India)

Glenn D. Prestwich, University of Utah, College of Pharmacy

Ursula Roethlisberger, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (Switzerland)

Stewart W. Schneller, Auburn University

Ram Seshadri, University of California, Santa Barbara

Page O. Stoutland, Nuclear Threat Initiative

Mas Subramanian, Oregon State University

John T. Vaughey, Argonne National Laboratory

Javier Vela, Iowa State University



Robert C. Angerer, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research/NIH

Hyun (Michel) Koo, University of Pennsylvania

Susan T. Reisine, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine

Candan Tamerler, University of Kansas

Richard W. Valachovic, American Dental Education Association



Jeffrey Bennett, Big Kid Science

Beth A. Cunningham, American Association of Physics Teachers

Ali Eskandarian, The George Washington University

Tuajuanda C. Jordan, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Tamara S. Ledley, STEM Education Consultant, Earth and Climate Science

Nancy Pearson Moreno, Baylor College of Medicine

Jeffrey M. Osborn, The College of New Jersey

Nancy Pelaez, Purdue University

Eliza Jane Reilly, National Center for Science and Civic Engagement

Kathrin Friederike Stanger-Hall, University of Georgia

Linette M. Watkins, James Madison University



Narayana R. Aluru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Guillermo A. Ameer, Northwestern University

Craig H. Benson, University of Virginia

Shekhar Bhansali, Florida International University

Karen J.L. Burg, University of Georgia

Jian Cao, Northwestern University

Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Duke University

Chau-Chyun Chen, Texas Tech University

Long-Qing Chen, Penn State

Chang-Beom Eom, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ali Erdemir, Argonne National Laboratory

Venkat Ganesan, University of Texas at Austin

Keith William Hipel, University of Waterloo (Canada)

M. Saif Islam, University of California, Davis

Pramod P. Khargonekar, University of California, Irvine

Joseph A. King, Jr. U.S. Department of Energy-ARPA-E

Ratnesh Kumar, Iowa State University

Satish Kumar, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering

Jinsong Leng, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)

John H. Lienhard V, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jingyu Lin, Texas Tech University

Gregory V. Lowry, Carnegie Mellon University

Dimitrios Maroudas, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Louis A. Martin-Vega, North Carolina State University

Amit Misra, University of Michigan

Aydogan Ozcan, University of California, Los Angeles

Matteo Pasquali, Rice University

Athina P. Petropulu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Kristala L.J. Prather, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

K.T. Ramesh, Johns Hopkins University

Liangfang Zhang, University of California, San Diego



Carol Lynn Alpert, Museum of Science, Boston

Karl Leif Bates, Duke University

Ann K. Finkbeiner, Freelance Writer

Tee Lamont GuidottiOccupational + Environmental Health & Medicine

Sue Nichols, Michigan State University

John Archie Pollock, Duquesne University

David J. Skorton, The Smithsonian Institution

David S. Torain II, Montgomery College

Karen McNulty Walsh, Brookhaven National Laboratory



Richard W. Battarbee, University College London (UK)

Ann F. Budd, University of Iowa

Andrew M. Davis, University of Chicago

Malcolm S. Field, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Karl W. Flessa, University of Arizona

Sarah Elizabeth Gergel, University of British Columbia (Canada)

Ethan L. Grossman, Texas A&M University

Susumu Honjo, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

David R. Janecky, Los Alamos National Laboratory (Retired)

Richard A. Kerr, AAAS/ Science (Retired)

Bruce P. Luyendyk, University of California, Santa Barbara

James G. Ogg, Purdue University/ Chengdu University of Technology (China)

Frederick J. Swanson, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station

Kenneth R. Young, University of Texas at Austin



Helen E. Longino, Stanford University

Jürgen Renn, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Germany)

James Francis Woodward, University of Pittsburgh



Robert W. Boyd, University of Ottawa (Canada)/University of Rochester

Federico Faggin, Federico and Elvia Faggin Foundation

Avetik R. Harutyunyan, Honda Research Institute, USA

Allan J. Jacobson, University of Houston

Gerd Leuchs, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (Germany)

David L. Morse, Corning Incorporated

William D. Phillips, National Institute for Standards and Technology

Esther S. Takeuchi, Stony Brook University / Brookhaven National Laboratory



Ronald J. Brachman, Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech

David J. Farber, Keio University (Japan)

Peter Arthur Fox, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

William D. Gropp, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Rajesh K. Gupta, University of California, San Diego

Gregory D. Hager, Johns Hopkins University

Vasant G. Honavar, Penn State

Huan Liu, Arizona State University

Stefano Lonardi, University of California, Riverside

Patricia Morreale, Kean University

Lynne E. Parker, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

C. Raymond Perrault, SRI International

Pavel A Pevzner, University of California, San Diego

Vir V. Phoha, Syracuse University

Lawrence Rauchwerger, Texas A&M University

Amit P. Sheth, Wright State University

Steven Skiena, Stony Brook University

Peter Stone, University of Texas at Austin

Jie Wu, Temple University

Katherine A. Yelick, University of California, Berkeley/ Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory



Dragomir R. Radev, Yale University

Thomas Wasow, Stanford University



Eric M. Friedlander, University of Southern California

Ilse C.F. Ipsen, North Carolina State University

George Em Karniadakis, Brown University

C.T. Kelley, North Carolina State University

David E. Keyes, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)

Yi Li, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY



Samuel Achilefu, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Victor R. Ambros, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Richard Axel, Columbia University

Norbert W. Bischofberger, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Guojun Bu, Mayo Clinic

Henry Joseph Donahue, Virginia Commonwealth University

Stephen J. Elledge, Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Eric R. Fearon, University of Michigan

Victoria J. Fraser, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Thomas W. Glover, University of Michigan

Jacqueline Tauber Hecht, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Patrick Hwu, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Thomas J. Inzana, Long Island University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Alec J. Jeffreys, University of Leicester (UK)

Philip H. Kass, University of California, Davis

John F. Kearney, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Kevin E. Kip, University of South Florida

Steven D. Leach, Dartmouth College/Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Mark E. Lowe, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Wayne D. Newhauser, Louisiana State University/ Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Paul Nurse, The Francis Crick Institute (UK)

 Isaac Ness Pessah, University of California, Davis

Alvin Carter Powers, Vanderbilt University /Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Donald G. Puro, University of Michigan

Lawrence I. Rothblum, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Sharon Irene Smith Rounds, Brown University

Deborah C. Rubin, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Liangyou Rui, University of Michigan

Warren Ston Sandberg, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

L. David Sibley, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Gary Arthur Silverman, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

William J. Steinbach, Duke University Medical Center

Vincent W. Yang, Stony Brook University



Roger L. Albin, University of Michigan

Jonathan Brewer Cohen, Harvard Medical School

John C. Crabbe, Oregon Health & Science University/ U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Ruth Anne Eatock, University of Chicago

David C. Gadsby, The Rockefeller University

Katheleen Gardiner, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Robert Gereau, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

David D. Ginty, Harvard University/Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Margaret E. Gnegy, Michigan Medicine

Andrea G. Hohmann, Indiana University

Robin Howard Lovell-Badge, The Francis Crick Institute (UK)

Pedro Ricardo Lowenstein, University of Michigan

Donata Oertel, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health

Michael Andrew Rogawski, University of California, Davis

Hee-Sup Shin, Institute for Basic Science (Republic of Korea)

Judith Richmond Walters, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH



William Steven Dalton, M2Gen

Kathryn Elaine Meier, Washington State University

John L. Nitiss, University of Illinois at Chicago

Natalia Y. Tretyakova, University of Minnesota



Charles H. Ahn, Yale University

Farhat N. Beg, University of California, San Diego

Nora Berrah, University of Connecticut

Girsh Blumberg, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Joel N. Butler, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Shi-Jie Chen, University of Missouri

Wai-Yim Ching, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Timothy Edward Chupp, University of Michigan

Jodi A. Cooley, Southern Methodist University

Thomas E. Cravens, University of Kansas

Zachary Fisk, University of California, Irvine

James K. Freericks, Georgetown University

Adam Leibovich, University of Pittsburgh

Jeremy Levy, University of Pittsburgh

Adriana Moreo, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

David Howard Reitze, California Institute of Technology/University of Florida

Gregory W. Swift, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Scott Thomas, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Remco G.T. Zegers, Michigan State University



Jennifer Crocker, The Ohio State University

Eric Eich, University of British Columbia (Canada)

Russell H. Fazio, The Ohio State University

William E. Haley, University of South Florida

Steven C. Hayes, University of Nevada, Reno

Daphne McDonell Maurer, McMaster University (Canada)

Brian A. Nosek, University of Virginia/Center for Open Science

Robert M. Nosofsky, Indiana University

K. Daniel O’Leary, Stony Brook University

Ellen Peters, The Ohio State University

Toru Shimizu, University of South Florida

Peter M. Todd, Indiana University

Elaine F. Walker, Emory University

Elke U. Weber, Princeton University



Carter Tribley Butts, University of California, Irvine

John B. Casterline, The Ohio State University

Kathleen M. Heide, University of South Florida

Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Washington State University

J. Michael McGinnis, National Academy of Medicine

Willard L. Rodgers, University of Michigan

Dani Rodrik, Harvard University

Elaine Wethington, Cornell University

Oran R. Young, University of California, Santa Barbara



Diana Hicks, Georgia Institute of Technology

Jennifer Kuzma, North Carolina State University

Jennifer Poulakidas, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

Susan Sauer Sloan, The National Academies of Sciences,Engineering and Medicine

Amy K. Wolfe, Oak Ridge National Laboratory



A. John Bailer, Miami University

Song Xi Chen, Peking University (China)

Dianne M. Finkelstein, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Edward L. Ionides, University of Michigan

David A. Marker, Westat

Sharon-Lise Teresa Normand, Harvard Medical School

Giovanni Parmigiani, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute