CCB Director Michael Shelley and Simons-Supported Researchers Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Eleven researchers affiliated with the Simons Foundation have been elected as 2022 members of the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The new members include Michael Shelley, director of the Flatiron Institute’s Center for Computational Biology.

The researchers are among 120 new members and 30 international members elected to join the academy this year. The National Academy of Sciences is a private nonprofit organization of some of the leading scientific researchers in the U.S. The organization seeks to provide independent objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. Members are elected to the academy by their peers for outstanding contributions to research. Including its newest class, the academy now has 2,512 active members and 517 international members.

  • Alfred V. Aho
    Columbia University
    Mathematics and Physical Sciences Scientific Advisory Board (2015–2018)
  • Fedor A. Bogomolov
    New York University Courant Institute
    2016 Simons Fellow in Mathematics; 2014 Collaboration
    Grant for Mathematicians Awardee
  • Elizabeth A. Buffalo
    University of Washington
    Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain
  • Betty Diamond
    Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research
    Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
  • Michael Harris
    Columbia University
    2020 Simons Fellow in Mathematics
  • Svetlana Jitomirskaya
    University of California, Irvine
    2020 Simons Fellow in Mathematics; 2014 Simons Fellow in Mathematics
  • Chung-Pei Ma
    University of California, Berkeley
    2012 Simons Fellow in Theoretical Physics
  • Joel Moore
    University of California, Berkeley
    2013 Simons Investigator in Physics
  • Eve C. Ostriker
    Princeton University
    Simons Collaboration on Learning the Universe; 2017 Simons Investigator in Astrophysics
  • Toniann Pitassi
    Columbia University; University of Toronto
    Simons Collaboration on the Theory of Algorithmic Fairness
  • Michael Shelley
    Flatiron Institute; New York University Courant Institute
    Center for Computational Biology
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