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.
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.
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.
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.
Stanford University. 2017 Simons Fellow in Mathematics.
A complete list of the 2019 fellows is available here.