ACS Editors Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Eleven of the new members and foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for 2017 have strong ties to ACS Publications journals. The NAS announced the election of a total of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates, bringing the academy’s total to 2,290 active members and 475 nonvoting foreign associates.

The new members with ties to ACS Publications include:

Lia Addadi is a member of the Crystal Growth & Design Editorial Advisory Board. She is the Dorothy and Patrick E. Gorman Chair of Biological Ultrastructure in the Department of Structural Science at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Read more about her research.

Phaedon Avouris is a former member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of ACS Nano and Nano Letters. He is retired as a fellow at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.  Read more about his research.

Phil S. Baran is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for ACS Central Science. Baran is the Darlene Shiley Professor in the Department of Chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute. Read more about his research.

Frank S. Bates is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for ACS Nano. Bates is the Regents Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Minnesota. Read more about his research.

Sangeeta N. Bhatia is a member of the ACS Nano Editorial Advisory Board. She is the John J. (1929) and Dorothy Wilson Professor at the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more about her research.

Geoffrey W. Coates is an Associate Editor of Macromolecules. Coates is the Tisch University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University. Read more about his research.

Robert Crabtree is a member of the Chemical Reviews Editorial Advisory Board. He is the Conkey P. Whitehead Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at Yale University. Read more about his research.

Christopher C. Cummins is a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of Inorganic Chemistry and Organometallics.  He is the Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Read more about his research.

Marcetta Y. Darensbourg is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Inorganic Chemistry and a former member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of Accounts of Chemical Research and Organometallics. She is a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at Texas A&M University. Read more about her research.

Jeffrey S. Moore is a former Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS). He is the Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry and a Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as well as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor. Read more about his research.

Amy C. Rosenzweig is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Biochemistry and a former member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Inorganic Chemistry. She is the Weinberg Family Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences and Professor at the Departments of Molecular Biosciences and of Chemistry at Northwestern University. Read more about her research.

The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit institution, created by congressional charter in 1863 to provide science, engineering, and health policy advice to the federal government and other organizations. Election to membership in the NAS is recognition of a scientific achievement.

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