American Association for the Advancement of Science honors four Iowa Staters

December 18, 2008

AMES, Iowa - Four Iowa State University researchers have been named AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The honor is bestowed on association members by their scientific peers. The association named 486 fellows this year for "their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications."

Iowa State's new AAAS Fellows are:This year's class of AAAS Fellows will be announced in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science on Friday, Dec. 19. The new fellows will be presented with official certificates and pins on Feb. 14 in Chicago at the association's annual meeting.
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The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the world's largest general scientific society. It was founded in 1848, includes 262 affiliated societies and academies of science, and publishes the journal Science.

Contacts:

George Kraus, Institute for Physical Research and Technology, Chemistry and Ames Laboratory, (515) 294-7794, gakraus@iastate.edu

Surya Mallapragada, Chemical and Biological Engineering and Ames Laboratory, (515) 294-7407, suryakm@iastate.edu

Kenneth Moore, Agronomy, (515) 294-5482, kjmoore@iastate.edu

Klaus Schmidt-Rohr, Chemistry and Ames Laboratory, (515) 294-6105, srohr@iastate.edu

Mike Krapfl, News Service, (515) 294-4917, mkrapfl@iastate.edu

Iowa State University

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