Nicholas McKeown, a professor of computer science and electrical engineering, is among 10 Stanford professors recently elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The academy is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies, and a leading center for independent policy research.
Stanford's new members this year:
Liran Einav, professor of economics
David B. Grusky, the Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences; and director, Center on Poverty and Inequality
Kenji Hakuta, the Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education, Stanford Graduate School of Education
Peter J. Klenow, the Ralph Landau Professor in Economic Policy; and senior fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Brian K. Kobilka, the Helene Irwin Fagan Chair in Cardiology; and professor of medicine, Stanford School of Medicine
Nicholas W. McKeown, the Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield, Sequoia Capital Professor of Computer Science and a professor of electrical engineering
Milbrey W. McLaughlin, founding director, John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities; and David Jacks Professor Emerita of Education and Public Policy, Stanford Graduate School of Education
Douglas Rivers, professor of political science; and senior fellow, Hoover Institution
Michael Snyder, the Stanford W. Ascherman MD, FACS, Professor in Genetics; and director, Center of Genomics and Personalized Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine
Johan van Benthem, the Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University; and university professor emeritus of pure and applied logic, University of Amsterdam
For more information, read the list of the academy's new members.
Founded in 1780, AAAS' membership today includes more than 4,600 fellows and 600 foreign honorary members in mathematics, the physical and biological sciences, medicine, the social sciences and humanities, business, government, public affairs and the arts. Among the Academy's Fellows are more than 250 Nobel laureates and 60 Pulitzer Prize winners.