IPAM Participants Elected to the NAE
Posted on 2/17/16 in News
Congratulations to three former IPAM participants on being elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE):
- Emily Carter (Princeton) – “Math of Planet Earth” public lecture speaker, 2013, and a Chemical Compound Space workshop speaker, 2011
- Chris Van de Walle (UCSB) – Materials Defects workshop speaker and core participant, 2012
- Geoffrey Hinton (Univ. of Toronto) – Deep Learning summer school organizer, 2012
According to the NAE, this recognition is “among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature and to the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education.” For a complete listing of newly elected members for 2016, please click here.