Paul Koch, who earned his MS and PhD in Geology from the University of Michigan, was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and will be inducted at the AAAS meeting in February. Paul is Professor of Earth & Planetary Sciences and currently Dean of Physical & Biological Sciences, at the University of California Santa Cruz.  Paul was recognized by the scientific community for his groundbreaking research to understand environmental change in Earth's geologic past.  Congratulations Paul !