Seven University of Michigan faculty members are among 396 newly elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
These scientists and engineers were chosen as AAAS Fellows by their peers for their "efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished," according to AAAS.Founded in 1848, the American Association for the Advancement of Science is the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. This year's AAAS Fellows will be formally announced in Science Nov. 24 and will be honored in February at the AAAS annual meeting in Austin, Texas.
Neil Marsh, professor of chemistry in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and professor of biological chemistry at the Medical School, for distinguished contributions to the fields of chemical biology and enzymology, particularly for studies of enzymatic radical reactions and studies of fluorinated proteins.
Anne McNeil, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Chemistry in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and a professor of macromolecular science and engineering in the College of Engineering, for pioneering research uncovering the underlying principles guiding reactivity in catalyst-transfer polymerizations as well as self-assembly in small molecule gel formation.