American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Six Simons Research Grantees 

Six researchers who have received support from the Simons Foundation 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. In 2021, the academy inducted 252 new members.

Scott Sheffield
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2014 Simons Fellow in Mathematics

Kavita Ramanan
Brown University
2018 Simons Fellow in Mathematics

Ashvin Vishwanath
Harvard University
2012 Simons Fellow in Physics
2015 Simons Investigator in Physics
Principal Investigator, Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter

Vicky Kalogera
Northwestern University
2013 Simons Fellow in Physics

Daniel A. Spielman
Yale University
2012 Simons Investigator in Computer Science

Li-Huei Tsai
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Principal Investigator, SFARI (2008-2012)

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