American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Simons-Supported Researchers as 2019 Fellows

Eleven researchers supported by the Simons Foundation are among the latest batch of prominent leaders in the arts and sciences, business, philanthropy and public affairs, elected as fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The academy is one of the oldest and most prestigious learned societies in the United States. It convenes leaders from across disciplines to address critical challenges facing society. In total, the academy’s 2019 class adds more than 200 new members.

  • Marlene Behrmann
    Carnegie Mellon University. Former SFARI Investigator.
  • Sebastian Bonhoeffer (International Honorary Member)
    ETH Zürich. Simons Collaboration on Principles of Microbial Ecosystems (PriME) investigator.
  • Robert B. Darnell
    Rockefeller University. Former SFARI investigator.
  • Guoping Feng
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology. SFARI investigator.
  • John P. Grotzinger
    California Institute of Technology. Co-director, Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life.
  • Mark Johnson (International Honorary Member)
    University of Cambridge. Former SFARI investigator.
  • Sylvia Serfaty
    New York University. 2018 Simons Investigator in Mathematics.
  • Michael J. Shelley
    Flatiron Institute; New York University. Director, Center for Computational Biology.
  • Eero P. Simoncelli
    New York University. Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain investigator.
  • David H. Vanderbilt
    Rutgers University. 2014 Simons Fellow in Theoretical Physics.
  • András Vasy
    Stanford University. 2017 Simons Fellow in Mathematics.

A complete list of the 2019 fellows is available here.

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