Date: Feb. 7, 2013
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National Academy of Engineering
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National Academy of Engineering Elects 69 Members And 11 Foreign Associates
WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 69 new members and 11 foreign associates, announced NAE President Charles M. Vest today. This brings the total
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."
A list of the newly elected members and foreign associates follows, with their primary affiliations at the time of election and a brief statement of their principal engineering accomplishments.
Adams, Paul R., chief operating officer, Pratt & Whitney,
Agarwal, Anant, president, edX (online learning initiative of MIT and
Anderson, James M., Distinguished University Professor, and professor of pathology, macromolecular science, and biomedical engineering,
Andresen, Peter Louis, principal scientist, ceramics and metallurgy, Corrosion and Electrochemistry Laboratory, GE Global
Beaman Jr., Joseph J., Earnest F. Gloyna Regents Chair in Engineering, mechanical engineering department,
Bhavaraju, Murty P., senior consultant, PJM Interconnection,
Biegler, Lorenz T., Bayer Professor of Chemical Engineering,
Blackmond, Donna G., professor of chemistry, Scripps Research Institute,
Bonnell, Dawn A., Trustees Chair Professor of Materials Science, and director, Nano-Bio Interface Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. For development of atomic-resolution surface probes, and for institutional leadership in nanoscience.
Bowman, Craig T., professor of mechanical engineering,
Burns, Ursula M., chairman of the board and chief executive officer, Xerox Corp.,
Chau, Robert S., Intel Senior Fellow and director of transistor research and nanotechnology, Technology and Manufacturing Group, Intel Corp., Hillsboro, Ore. For contributions to CMOS transistor technologies for advanced logic products.
Chew, Weng Cho, professor, department of electrical and computer engineering,
Crouch, Steven Lee, Theodore W. Bennett Chair in Mining Engineering and Rock Mechanics, and dean, College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. For contributions to simulation methodology for the behavior of fractured rock masses.
Degnan Jr., Thomas F., manager, breakthrough and leads generation, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co., Annandale, N.J. For contributions to novel catalytic processes for improved lubricant, fuel, and petrochemical production.
Deierlein, Gregory G., professor, department of civil and environmental engineering, and John A. Blume Professor in the School of Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For development of advanced structural analysis and design techniques and their implementation in design codes.
Dill, David L., professor, department of computer science,
Dornfeld, David A., Will C. Hall Family Chair in Engineering, and professor of mechanical engineering,
El Gamal, Abbas, Hitachi America Professor in the School of Engineering, and professor and chair, department of electrical engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For contributions in information theory, information technology, and image sensors.
Ellis Jr., James O., retired president and chief executive officer,
Farhat, Charbel H., Vivian Hoff Professor of Aircraft Structures, and chairman, department of aeronautics and astronautics, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For contributions to computing fluid-structure interactions and their applications in aeronautical, naval, and mechanical engineering.
Felten, Edward W., professor of computer science and public affairs, and director, Center for Information Technology Policy,
Fossum, Eric R., professor of engineering,
Frank, Curtis W., William M. Keck Sr. Professor of Chemical Engineering,
Gadgil, Ashok J., director and senior scientist, environmental energy technologies division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Andrew and Virginia Rudd Family Foundation Professor of Safe Water and Sanitation, University of California, Berkeley. For engineering solutions to the problems of potable water and energy in underdeveloped nations.
Gay, Charles F., president, applied solar division, Applied Materials Inc.,
Goodyear, David, senior vice president and chief bridge engineer for North American operations, T.Y. Lin International Group,
Greiner, Helen, chief executive officer and founder, CyPhy Works Inc.,
Gustafson, David H., professor of industrial and systems engineering and preventive medicine,
Hansman Jr., R. John, T. Wilson Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, and director,
Harari, Eliyahou (Eli), co-founder, retired chairman, and chief executive officer, SanDisk Corp., Saratoga, Calif. For technology advances of commercial flash memory systems.
Heremans, Joseph P., Ohio Eminent Scholar, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and professor of physics, Ohio State University, Columbus. For discoveries in thermal energy transfer and conversion to electricity, and for commercial devices employed in automobiles.
Herlihy, Maurice, professor of computer science,
Horvitz, Eric, distinguished scientist and managing co-director, Microsoft Research,
Huff, John Rossman, chairman, Oceaneering International Inc., Houston. For contributions to the development of remotely operated vehicles for deep-water oil and gas operations.
Kailasam, Ganesh, research and development vice president and global research and development director, performance materials division, Dow Chemical Co., Freeport, Texas. For development of processes for production of high-performance polymers including polyetherimides.
Kavazanjian Jr., Edward, senior sustainability scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability, and professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe. For geotechnical engineering for municipal solid-waste management, earthquake hazard mitigation, and safety of transportation facilities.
Kelly III, John E., senior vice president and director of IBM Research, IBM Corp., Yorktown Heights, N.Y. For contributions to the
Koch, Carl C., Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh. For synthesis of amorphous and nanocrystalline alloys by mechanical attrition.
Kolb, Charles E., president and chief executive officer, Aerodyne Research Inc., Billerica, Mass. For instruments that advanced measurements of air pollution and aerosols.
Kumar, Vijay, UPS Foundation Professor,
Lavernia, Enrique J., dean, College of Engineering, and Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis. For contributions to novel processing of metals and alloys, and for leadership in engineering education.
Lee, Raphael C., Paul S. and Allene T. Russell Professor of Surgery, Medicine, Organismal Biology and Anatomy,
Leong, Kam W., James B. Duke Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, Durham, N.C. For contributions to engineered drug delivery and non-viral mediated gene delivery.
Liao, James C., Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Chair Professor, department of chemical and biomolecular engineering, University of California, Los Angeles. For advances in metabolic engineering of microorganisms to produce fuels and chemicals.
Logan, Bruce E., Evan Pugh Professor and Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering,
Luttrell, Gerald H., A.T. Massey Coal Company Professor of Mining and Minerals Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
Merrill, Edward Wilson, professor emeritus, department of chemical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Money, Arthur L., independent consultant,
Montgomery, John A., director of research, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory,
Moura, José M.F., University Professor, department of electrical and computer engineering, and director, Information and Communications Technologies Institute,
Murray, Richard M., Thomas E. and Doris Everhart Professor of Control and Dynamical Systems and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology,
Northrup, M. Allen, consultant and adviser, Northrup Consulting Group,
Ortiz, Michael, Dotty and Dick Hayman Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology,
Overbye, Thomas J., Fox Family Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Podmore, Robin, president, IncSys Inc.,
Quake, Stephen R., Lee Otterson Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics, and co-chair, department of bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For achievements in single-cell analysis and large-scale integration of microfluidic devices.
Schafrik, Robert E., general manager of materials and process engineering, GE Aviation,
Schilling, Jan C., advanced products chief engineer, GE Aviation,
Sehgal, Bal Raj, emeritus professor of nuclear power safety, Royal Institute of Technology,
Shaqfeh, Eric S.G., Lester Levi Carter Professor, professor and chair, department of chemical engineering, and professor of mechanical engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For contributions to dynamics and rheology of complex fluids, including polymeric liquids, vesicles, and fiber suspensions.
Sindhu, Pradeep S., vice chairman, chief technical officer, and founder, Juniper Networks,
Thornton, William A., corporate consultant, Cives Engineering Corp.,
Tillerson, Rex W., chairman and chief executive officer, Exxon Mobil Corp., Irving, Texas. For engineering leadership in the production of hydrocarbons in remote and hostile environments.
Tracy, John J., chief technology officer and senior vice president of engineering, operations and technology, Boeing Co., Chicago. For leadership in advanced composites design and manufacturing technology for air and space vehicles.
Wood, Sharon L., Robert L. Parker Sr. Centennial Professor and chair, department of civil, architectural, and environmental engineering,
Xie, Ken, founder, president, and chief executive officer, Fortinet Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif. For contributions to cybersecurity, including network security systems and services.
Zerhouni, Elias, president, global research and development, Sanofi,
New Foreign Associates
Cherry, John A., adjunct professor in the School of Engineering, and director, University Consortium for Field-Focused Groundwater Contamination Research, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. For contributions to understanding contaminant migration and development of engineered systems for groundwater remediation.
Friend, Richard Henry, Cavandish Professor of Physics,
Hibbitt, H. David, founder and retired chairman, ABAQUS Inc. (now known as Dassault Systèmes Simulia Corp.), Bristol, R.I. For creation and development of the ABAQUS finite element code for nonlinear structural analysis and its worldwide dissemination.
Hölzle, Urs, Google Fellow and senior vice president for technical infrastructure, Google Inc., Mountain View, Calif. For contributions to the design, operation, and energy efficiency of large-scale data centers.
Rasmussen, Jens, emeritus professor, Risø National Laboratory,
Shamai (Shitz), Shlomo, William Fondiller Chair in Telecommunications, department of electrical engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. For contributions to information theory for wireless communication technology.
Tata, Ratan N., chairman emeritus, Tata Group,
Topsøe, Henrik, executive vice president and chief scientific officer, Haldor Topsøe A/S,
Uhlen, Mathias, professor of microbiology, department of biotechnology, and director, Science for Life Laboratory, Royal Institute of Technology,
Xie, KeChang, vice president, Chinese
Zhou, Ji, president, Chinese
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