National Academy of Sciences Elects New Members
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 111 new members and 22 international members in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Election to the National Academy of Engineering 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”. IPAM is proud to announce the following affiliates elected this year.
- Richard Baraniuk – speaker at IPAM’s 2003 workshop Theoretical and Computational Aspects, and 2015 workshop Computational Photographyand Intelligent Cameras.
- Lou Durlofsky (Stanford University) – organizer, core and speaker at IPAM’s 2017 long program Computational Issues in Oil Field Applications.
- Guillermo Sapiro (Duke University) – organizer for IPAM’s 2019 workshop Geometry of Big Data.
- Karen Willcox (University of Texas at Austin) – speaker at IPAM’s 2017 workshop HPC and Data Science for Scientific Discovery and 2018 tutorials Science at Extreme Scales: Where Big Data Meets Large-Scale Computing Tutorials.