Seven researchers supported by the Simons Foundation and board member Margaret Hamburg are among the latest group of prominent artists, scholars, scientists and leaders 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. The academy’s 2020 class adds 276 new members.
Thomas R. Clandinin
Stanford University School of Medicine. Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain Investigator.
Duke University Hospital. Principal Investigator, Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative.
National Academy of Medicine. Board Member.
University of California, Berkeley. 2012 Simons Fellow in Theoretical Physics.
Victoria J. Orphan
Caltech. Investigator, Simons Collaboration on Principles of Microbial Ecosystems.
Princeton University. 2017 Simons Investigator in Astrophysics.
Stanford University. Lead Principal Investigator, Origins of the Universe Program; 2017 Simons Investigator in Physics.
University of Washington. 2012 and 2019 Simons Fellow in Mathematics.