National Academy of Engineering Elects 111 Members and 22 International Members


Wed, February 09, 2022

Washington, D.C., February 09, 2022 —

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 111 new members and 22 international members, announced NAE President John L. Anderson today. This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,388 and the number of international members to 310.

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."  Election of new NAE members is the culmination of a yearlong process. The ballot is set in December and the final vote for membership occurs during January.

Individuals in the newly elected class will be formally inducted during the NAE's annual meeting on Oct. 2, 2022. A list of the new members and international members follows, with their primary affiliations at the time of election and a brief statement of their principal engineering accomplishments.

New Members:

Abdelrazaq, Ahmad, former senior executive vice president, Samsung C&T Corp., Seongnam, South Korea. For innovation in design, construction, and health monitoring of the world's tallest and most complex building structures.

Afeyan, Noubar B., co-founder and chairman, Moderna Inc., Cambridge, Mass. For leadership in biotechnology, in particular mRNA therapeutics and chromatography.

Arbige, Michael V., executive vice president (retired), DuPont Nutrition & BioSciences, Montara, Calif. For leadership in developing and commercializing engineered enzyme products with industrial, consumer, and sustainability benefits.

Argrow, Brian M., professor and chair, Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder. For contributions to unmanned aerial systems capable of penetrating severe storms and leadership in their application to scientific observation.

Aung, MiMi A., senior manager, Project Kuiper, Kuiper Systems LLC, Bellevue, Wash. For development of the NASA Mars Helicopter and the first flight on another planet.

Balazs, Anna Christina, John A. Swanson Chair, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh. For creative and imaginative work in predicting the behavior of soft materials that are composed of multiple cooperatively - interacting components.

Baraniuk, Richard G., C. Sidney Burrus Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston. For the development and broad dissemination of open educational resources and for foundational contributions to compressive sensing.

Bergeron, Kathleen, vice president, Hardware Engineering, Apple Inc., Los Gatos, Calif. For contributions to and leadership in the invention and engineering product realization of innovative designs.

Bizios, Rena, Lutcher Brown Endowed Chair Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, San Antonio. For contributions to the theory and applications of cellular tissue engineering, cell/biomaterial interactions, and surface modification biomaterials.

Bovik, Alan C., Cockrell Family Regents Endowed Chair in Engineering and professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, Austin. For contributions to the development of tools for image and video quality assessment.

Bridges, Charles R., Executive Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer at CorVista Health, Inc.. For leading the industrial development of new engineered device treatments in the cardiopulmonary space and for pharmaceutical innovation.

Cao, Jian, Cardiss Collins Professor, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. For pioneering a flexible sheet forming system and for leadership in manufacturing.

Carter, Paul J., Genentech Fellow, Antibody Engineering, Genentech Inc., San Francisco. For creating novel approaches to discovering and developing life-saving antibody therapeutics, including bispecific antibodies.

Clark, Robert L., Jr., professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y. For development of automated tools for rapidly identifying and indexing desirable genetic traits for next-generation seed and biotechnology product development.

Clayton, Norma B., vice president (retired), Learning, Training, and Development, Boeing Co., St. Charles, Mo. For leadership in transforming manufacturing processes and supply chain management, and for innovative training programs for commercial aerospace industries.

Cohn, John Maxwell, IBM Fellow, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, Cambridge, Mass. For improving design productivity of high-performance analog and mixed-signal circuits and for evangelizing STEM education.

Croak, Marian R., vice president, Engineering, Google LLC, Fair Haven, N.J. For technical and managerial leadership in the implementation of packet voice networking and for promotion of minority inclusion in engineering.

Czerwinski, Mary, partner researcher and research manager, Microsoft Research, Redmond, Wash. For the application of psychological principles to the design and understanding of human computer interaction.

Davies, John, vice president (retired), World Ahead, Intel Corp., Sonoma, Calif. For contributions in computer technology to improve education and health care, stimulate economies, and enrich lives throughout underdeveloped countries.

De Yoreo, James J., chief scientist, Physical Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Wash. For advances in materials synthesis from nucleation to large-scale crystal growth.

Dettinger, Michael, visiting researcher, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Carson City, Nev. For hydroclimate research that significantly enhanced the understanding and management of water resources in the western United States.

Dudney, Nancy J., corporate fellow and group leader (retired), Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn. For contributions to the development of high-performance solid-state rechargeable batteries.

Durlofsky, Louis, Otto N. Miller Professor, Department of Energy Resources, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For the development of innovative modeling and optimization techniques to enable the recovery of hydrocarbon and water resources.

Elgamal, Taher, chief technology officer, Security, Salesforce, San Francisco. For contributions to cryptography, e-commerce, and protocols for secure internet transactions.

Fantone, Stephen D., president and CEO, Optikos Corp., Wakefield, Mass. For contributions to optical engineering and the development of optically based products and metrology systems.

Fernandez, Nuria I.administrator, Federal Transit Administration, San Jose, Calif. For forging innovative strategic partnerships and public policies, and guiding complex transportation planning and operations.

Fields, Craig I., chairman, Defense Science Board, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C. For contributions to the development of systems and technology for national security and their transfer to commercial applications.

Filas, Barbara A., partner, Filas Engineering and Environmental Sevices LLC, Grand Junction, Colo. For business leadership, mining engineering achievements, and being a role model especially for young women mining engineers.

Gray, Denise, president, LG Energy Solution Michigan Inc., Farmington Hills, Mich. For leadership in the development and production of electronic controls and battery systems for electrified passenger car propulsion system applications.

Guilak, Farshid, Mildred B. Simon Research Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. For contributions to regenerative medicine and mechanobiology and their application to the development of clinical therapies.

Hajjar, Jerome F., CDM Smith Professor and Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston. For development of design criteria and models for stability and seismic design of innovative steel and composite structures.

Hammack, William S., William H. and Janet G. Lycan Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. For innovations in multidisciplinary engineering education, outreach, and service to the profession through development and communication of internet-delivered content.

Harris, Leonard, president (retired), B&H Mine Services, Nashville, Tenn. For contributions to the development of mineral resources in Peru and advancing humanitarian programs in associated communities.

Hart, Daniel M., president and CEO, Virgin Orbit, Long Beach, Calif. For engineering leadership in the development and operations of satellites, launch vehicles, missile defense, and national systems.

Hashash, Youssef M.A., William J. and Elaine F. Hall Endowed Professor and John Burkitt Webb Endowed Faculty Scholar, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. For contributions to geotechnical engineering, seismic safety, and the evaluation, design, and construction of underground infrastructure.

Hooper, John D., director, Earthquake Engineering, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Seattle. For advancement of building code seismic design provisions and earthquake-resistant structural design of major buildings around the world.

Hoveida, Bahman, president, Accurant International LLC, Bainbridge Island, Wash. For entrepreneurial leadership in the development of advanced energy management system software for electric utility operations.

Hrabowski, Freeman A., III, president, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. For development of a national educational model for students from diverse backgrounds to excel in engineering and science.

Hruby, Jill M, undersecretary for nuclear security, U.S. Department of Energy, and administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration, Albuquerque, N.M. For exceptional service and blazing a trail for women in national security and engineering.

Hylton, Nola M., professor, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco. For engineering development and leadership in breast cancer MRI and multicenter national trials, improving the health of millions of women.

Ioannou, Petros, A.V. "Bal" Balakrishnan Chair and professor, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. For contributions to robust adaptive control and intelligent transportation systems for improved traffic flow and driver safety.

Ishak, Waguih S., division vice president and chief technologist, Research and Development, Corning Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif. For contributions to the design and manufacturing of VCSELs and leadership in establishing their applications.

Jalali, Bahram, Fang Lu Chair, Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles. For contributions to silicon photonics, high time-resolution scientific instruments, and biomedical imaging.

Jenekhe, Samson A.Boeing-Martin Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle. For discovery and understanding of conjugated materials for organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) widely used in the commercial sector.

Jones, Christopher W., professor and John F. Brock III School Chair, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. For contributions to the design and synthesis of catalytic materials and for advancing technologies related to carbon capture and sequestration.

Karlin, Anna, Bill and Melinda Gates Chair, Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle. For contributions to the design and analysis of randomized algorithms and their impact on computer systems and the internet.

Karniadakis, George Em, Charles Pitts Robinson and John Palmer Barstow Professor, Division of Applied Mathematics and School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, R.I. For computational tools, from high-accuracy algorithms to machine learning, and applications to complex flows, stochastic processes, and microfluidics.

Kenny, Thomas W., Richard W. Weiland Professor, School of Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For the performance enhancement and commercialization of silicon MEMS resonators for timing applications.

Kezunovic, Mladen, Regents Professor and Eugene E. Webb Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station. For contributions to automated analysis of power system faults, and leadership in education in protective relaying.

Kotanchek, Theresa, chief executive officer, Evolved Analytics LLC, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. For contributions to the development of commercial material products and for facilitating advanced manufacturing technologies.

Lappos, Nicholas D., senior technical fellow (emeritus), Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Lockheed Martin Corp., Beryl, Utah. For improving rotary wing flight performance and serving as test pilot, engineer, inventor, technologist, and business leader.

Levoy, Marc, Vmware Founders Professor (emeritus), Computer Science, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For contributions to computer graphics and digital photography.

Lieberman, Norman P., engineering consultant, Process Chemicals Inc., Metairie, La. For being the world’s leading developer and teacher of the practical art of troubleshooting chemical and refinery process operations.

Liebert, Rebecca, executive vice president, Global Industrial and Automotive OEM Coatings Businesses, PPG Industries Inc., Pittsburgh. For leadership in developing and executing innovative initiatives to strengthen the US manufacturing industry.

Lin, Chao-Hsin, technical fellow, Boeing Commercial Airplane, Boeing Co., Seattle. For the development of aerospace environmental control systems to ensure the safety and well-being of passengers and crew.

Lueders, Kathryn, associate administrator, Space Operations Mission Directorate, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Merritt Island, Fla. For achieving NASA’s vision to establish a globally competitive US commercial space sector, yielding new, fully operational space transportation systems.

Madix, Robert J., senior research fellow, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. For development of quantitative models for predicting catalytic selectivity through fundamental understanding of reaction mechanism and kinetics.

Magnus, Sandra, principal, AstroPlanetview LLC, Arlington, Va. For national accomplishments in the US civil space program and in Department of Defense engineering and technology integration.

Mahajan, Ravindranath Vithal, Intel Fellow, Assembly and Test Technology Pathfinding, Intel Corp., Chandler, Ariz. For contributions to advanced microelectronics packaging architectures and their thermal management.

Manuel, Michele Viola, department chair and Rolf E. Hummel Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville. For contributions to research, implementation, and teaching of computational materials design of biomimetic self-healing metals and high-performance lightweight alloys.

Mauro, John C., professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park. For developing and applying data-driven models and machine learning that enable high-strength, damage-resistant glasses.

McDonald, John D., smart grid business development leader, GE Grid Solutions, Atlanta. For leadership in smart grid development and for advancing the professional growth of power system engineers.

Meehan, Donald Nathan, president, CMG Petroleum Consulting Ltd., Houston. For technical and business innovation in the application of horizontal well technology for oil and gas production.

Mehrotra, Sanjay, president and chief executive officer, Micron Technology Inc., San Jose, Calif. For contributions to nonvolatile memory design and architecture enabling multilevel cell NAND flash products.

Menassa, Roland J., vice president, Manufacturing Technology, Champion Home Builders, Macomb, Mich. For contributions to robotics and automation in aerospace, automotive, and e-commerce.

Mensah, Paul, vice president, BioTherapeutics Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pfizer Inc., University City, Mo. For leadership in accelerating process development of biotherapeutics including the key components for the first approved COVID-19 vaccine.

Miller, Daniel N., senior fellow, The Skunk Works, Lockheed Martin Corp., Bainbridge Island, Wash. For theoretical contributions and practical innovations in flow control that improve the performance of aircraft propulsion systems.

Monismith, Stephen Gene, Obayashi Professor, School of Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For development of physically-based understanding of freshwater and coastal fluid environments for ecosystem health and sustainable management.

Musk, Elon Reeve, founder, chief executive officer, and chief engineer, SpaceX, Hawthorne, Calif. For breakthroughs in the design, engineering, manufacturing, and operation of reusable launch vehicles and sustainable transportation and energy systems.

Mussallem, Michael A, chairman and chief executive officer, Edwards Lifesciences Corp., Irvine, Calif. For making transcatheter delivery of artificial heart valves possible and saving over 650,000 critically ill patients to date.

Myers, Herbert Allen, president and founder, Ag Leader Technology, Ames, Iowa. For inventing and bringing to market technology that is the foundation of precision agriculture.

Myers, Roger M., consultant, R Myers Consulting LLC, Woodinville, Wash. For technical leadership in the development of advanced electrical and chemical space propulsion systems.

Nadella, Satya, chairman and chief executive officer, Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Wash. For advancing corporate computing infrastructure as a cloud service, and for international leadership on sociotechnical systems and practice.

Naeim, Farzad, founder and president, Farzad Naeim Inc., Irvine, Calif. For advancing performance-based seismic design of tall buildings and other structures with instrumentation, isolation, and energy dissipation devices.

Nahrstedt, Klara, Grainger Distinguished Chair, Grainger College of Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. For contributions to managing quality of service in distributed multimedia systems and networks.

Nordenson, Guy Jérôme Pierre, professor of architecture and structural engineering, Princeton University. For structural engineering and leadership in promoting structures as art and culture.

O'Neill, Richard P., distinguished senior fellow, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, Silver Spring, Md. For leadership and contributions to the liberalization and design of efficient natural gas and electric power markets.

Or, Dani, affiliate research professor, Hydrologic Sciences, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nev. For contributions coupling soil physics, hydromechanics, and microbiology through novel measurements, theory, and models of key near-surface hydrologic processes.

Palmour, John Williams, chief technology officer, Wolfspeed Inc., Cary, N.C. For development of silicon carbide (SiC)–based advanced electronic devices. 

Parris, Colin James, senior vice president and chief technology officer, GE Digital, Foxborough, Mass. For leadership and advancement of industrial operational technologies and innovation based on digital data analytics and the Internet of Things.

Pedreiro, Nelson, vice president, Advanced Technology Center, Lockheed Martin Corp., Palo Alto, Calif. For technical innovation and engineering leadership on programs of national importance in space exploration, strategic systems, and missile defense.

Peters, Kenneth, adjunct professor, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For development and application of geochemistry for basin analysis, hydrocarbon production, and biodegradation metrics.

Petti, David A., fellow (emeritus), Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls. For leadership in the development of high-temperature nuclear reactor fuels and for improving the safety of fission and fusion reactors.

Phipps, Maryann T., president, Estructure, Oakland, Calif. For leadership in structural engineering and contributions to assessment, mitigation, and design of building components for seismic effects.

Popovic, Zoya, distinguished professor and Lockheed Martin Endowed Chair, Electrical Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder. For developing high-efficiency microwave transmitters and active antenna arrays for wireless communication systems and for engineering education.

Rajala, Sarah A., professor and James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean (emeritus), College of Engineering, Iowa State University, Cary, N.C. For innovations in engineering education: outcomes assessment, greater participation and retention of women in engineering, and an enhanced global community.

Reiman, Martin I., professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University, Murray Hill, N.J. For contributions to network theory and applications in large-scale stochastic systems.

Robinson, David K., deputy director, CMC Vaccines Development and Surveillance, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle. For process development innovations and regulatory filings that enabled the worldwide availability of vaccines and novel antibodies.

Sahinidis, Nikolaos V., Gary C. Butler Family Chair and Professor, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. For contributions to global optimization and the development of widely used software for optimization and machine learning.

Sapiro, Guillermo, James B. Duke Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, N.C. For contributions to the theory and practice of imaging.

Schoenung, Julie Mae, department chair and professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Irvine. For innovative and interdisciplinary applications of materials engineering in trimodal composites, coatings, additive manufacturing, and green engineering.

Scow, Kate M., professor, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis. For elucidating the role of soil microbial communities in polluted ecosystems and their responses to agricultural management practices.

Shah, Manoj R., professor of practice, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y. For contributions to design, analysis, and electric machine performance enhancements.

Sharma, Pradeep, M.D. Anderson Chair Professor and department chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston. For establishing the field of flexoelectricity, leading to the creation of novel materials and devices and insights in biophysical phenomena.

Shoemaker, Leslie L., president, Tetra Tech Inc., Pasadena, Calif. For developing and applying innovative technology to complex large-scale watershed management systems and sustainable water programs.

Singh, Deepika B., founder and chief executive officer, R&D Investment Holdings LLC, Newberry, Fla. For manufacturing innovation and entrepreneurship of Chemical-Mechanical Planarization (CMP) for wide band-gap semiconductors and superhard materials-related products.

Singh, Vijay P., Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor, and Caroline & William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station. For contributions to wave modeling and development of entropy-based theories of hydrologic processes and hydroclimatic extremes.

Sperling, Daniel, Distinguished Blue Planet Prize Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Founding Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis. For leadership and outstanding entrepreneurial contributions in transportation energy, advancing alternative energy policies and promoting government-industry-university collaborations.

Thomsen, Leon, chief scientist, Delta Geophysics Inc., Houston. For contributions to seismic anisotropy concepts that produced major advances in subsurface analysis.

Tomizuka, Masayoshi, Cheryl and John Neerhout Jr. Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley. For leadership in control of mechanical systems through innovations applied globally in industry, and education of coming generations of leaders.

Ulm, Franz-Josef, professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. For contributions to nanoscale improvement of concrete and other materials and structures important for sustainable development of infrastructure and energy resources.

Veloso, Manuela M., head, Artificial Intelligence Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co., New York City. For contributions to machine learning and its applications in robotics and the financial services industry.

Ward, Solveig Maria, executive advisor, Quanta Technology LLC, Cooperstown, Pa. For contributions to electric power system protective relaying, and new data communication technologies.

Watkins, Michael M., director and vice president, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. For leadership in the development of space geodesy and leading robotic missions for exploration of the Earth and planetary bodies.

West, David, corporate fellow, Corporate Research and Innovation, Saudi Basic Industries Corp., Sugar Land, Texas. For solutions to problems with technological, commercial, and societal impacts while advancing chemical sciences by applying reaction engineering fundamentals.

Whitney, Telle, CEO, Telle Whitney Consulting LLC, Scotts Valley, Calif. For contributions to structured silicon design and for increasing the participation of women in computing careers.

Willcox, Karen E., director, Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas, Austin. For contributions to computational engineering methods for the design and optimal control of high-dimensional systems with uncertainties.

Wyman, Charles E., Ford Motor Company Chair and Distinguished Professor, Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, University of California, Riverside. For advances in transforming lignocellulosic feedstocks to low-carbon-footprint fuels and chemicals.

Yan, Yushan, Henry B. Dupont Chair, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark. For creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship in separation membranes and electrochemical reaction engineering, catalysis, and materials.

Yang, Taiyin, executive vice president, Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing, Gilead Sciences Inc., Foster City, Calif. For the invention, production and global distribution of single tablet regimens for treating HIV.

Yurko, James A., director, Materials Engineering, Apple Inc., Cupertino, Calif. For innovation, leadership, and the accelerated development of materials applied to consumer electronic products.

New International Members:

Altintas, Yusuf, NSERC–P&WC-Sandvik Coromant Industrial Research Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. For contributions to metal-cutting mechanics and machine tool systems research and industry applications.

Andres, Juan, chief technical operations and quality officer, Moderna Inc., Chestnut Hill, Mass. For technical leadership in the scale-up and manufacturing of important pharmaceutical products, including the COVID mRNA-1273 vaccine.

Bhuvaneswari, Gurumoorthy, professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India. For contributions to advancement of power converters to improve power quality, and leadership in using advanced technologies for education.

Brandon, Nigel Peter, dean, Faculty of Engineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom. For contributions to the science and engineering of solid oxide fuel cells, and to their technological development and commercialization.

Brown, Edwin Thomasprofessor (emeritus), University of Queensland, Milton, Australia. For advancing understanding of the mechanical behavior of rock masses and application to the design of engineered structures in rock.

Chandrasekaran, Natarajan, chairman, Tata Sons Private Limited, Mumbai, India. For changing the nature and advancing the capabilities of the software industry in India.

Faist, Jerome, professor, Institute for Quantum Electronics, ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich, Switzerland. For contributions to the development of mid-infrared and terahertz quantum cascade lasers.

Fang, Daining, chair professor, Institute of Advanced Structure Technology, Beijing Institute of Technology, China. For contributions to the mechanics of ferroelectric/ferromagnetic materials and lightweight multifunctional structures under extreme conditions.

Hoehn, Klaus G., vice president, Advanced Technology and Engineering, John Deere, Naples, Fla. For leadership and contributions in product technology and engineering that have advanced precision agriculture and digital farming.

Irwin, Peter A., senior executive consultant and founding partner, Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc., Guelph, Ontario, Canada. For contributions to wind engineering for the design of tall buildings and long span roofs and bridges.

Jansen, Kathrin U., senior vice president and head, Vaccine Research and Development, Pfizer Inc., Pearl River, N.Y. For leadership in the development of life-saving and commercially successful vaccines against human papilloma virus, pneumococcus, and SARS-CoV-2.

Kulkarni, Ravindra D., founder, Elkay Chemicals Private Limited, Pune, India. For innovation-centric business and technology development and leadership across disciplines.

Kwon, Wook Hyun, professor (retired), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea. For contributions to model-predictive and robust controls and their commercialization.

Liu, Bin, Provost's Chair and professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore. For bringing organic electronic materials into aqueous media, opening new directions in biomedicine, environmental monitoring, sensors, and electronic devices.

McDonald, James Rufus, principal and vice chancellor, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom. For contributions to engineering leadership and interdisciplinary education, expert power systems, and low-carbon technologies and renewable energy.

Riel, Heike, IBM Fellow and head, IBM Research Zurich, Switzerland. For global leadership and technical innovations in the semiconductor industry, covering OLED, fundamental device processes, materials, and nanowire devices.

Suresh, Byrana Nagappa, honorary distinguished professor, Indian Space Research Organization, Bengaluru, India. For contributions to advances in technologies for space exploration and for leadership to promote peaceful uses of outer space.

Tsai, Keh-Chyuan, distinguished professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei. For international leadership and contributions to earthquake engineering research and design of steel structures.

Tucker, Rodney S., honorary laureate professor (emeritus), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. For contributions to semiconductor lasers, high-speed optoelectronics, and energy-efficient optical networking.

Yadav, Ganapati Dadasaheb, emeritus professor of eminence, Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India. For research, innovation, and education in green chemistry, catalysis, nanotechnology, and chemical engineering leading to clean and green technologies.

Yilmaz, Oz, founder, Anatolian Geophysical, Istanbul, Turkey. For leadership in developing innovative methods for processing seismic reflection data and educating a generation of geophysicists.

Zhang, Hongjiang, senior advisor, The Carlyle Group, Beijing, China. For technical contributions and leadership in the area of multimedia computing.

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