National Academy of Engineering Elects 86 Members and 18 Foreign Members
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 86 new members and 18 foreign members, announced NAE President C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., on February 7, 2019. This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,297 and the number of foreign members to 272.
Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature” and to “the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education.”
Individuals in the newly elected class will be formally inducted during a ceremony at the NAE’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 6, 2019… Click to see the full list.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., DH Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Bioengineering, Stanford University, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Deisseroth was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For developing revolutionary tools for neuroengineering: optogenetics for cell-type, temporal and spatially specific neuronal activation or silencing, and Clarity for unprecedented imaging of brain tissue.