Five Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Five Rutgers professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) – a distinction awarded by association members.

The AAAS announced 416 new fellows, citing their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. The honorees will be presented an official certificate and a gold and blue (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette pin on February 16 at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

The new AAAS fellows at Rutgers are: 

Girsh Blumberg
Department of Physics and Astronomy
School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick

Masayori Inouye
Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Megerditch (Mike) Kiledjian
Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick

Athina Petropulu
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
School of Engineering, Rutgers–New Brunswick

Scott Thomas
Department of Physics and Astronomy
School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick 

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