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Eight WSU faculty named AAAS fellows

AAAS logoWASHINGTON – Eight Washington State University faculty have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, honoring scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
They will be presented with an official certificate and a rosette pin of gold and blue, representing science and engineering, at the 2013 AAAS annual meeting in Boston in February.
This year’s 702 new AAAS fellows will be formally announced in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science on Nov. 30.
WSU’s new AAAS fellows are:
Amit Bandyopadhyay
Ursula Mazur
Sue Clark
Kenneth Nash
Daryll DeWald
John Roll
Herbert Hill, Jr.
Michael Skinner

• Professor Amit Bandyopadhyay, for distinguished contributions to the field of materials science and engineering, particularly for innovations in biomaterials and their manufacturing and applications in orthopedics.


• Sue Clark, Regents professor in chemistry, for distinguished contributions to scientific research in radiochemistry and national and international leadership roles in addressing technical issues with peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology.

• Daryll DeWald, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, for distinguished contributions to scientific research in cellular signaling, academic administration and outreach to students underrepresented in the sciences.

• Herbert Hill, Jr., Regents professor in chemistry, for advancing the field of ion mobility spectrometry and its applications to national security, metabolomics and detection of environmental contaminants.

• Ursula Mazur, professor of chemistry and materials science, for distinguished contributions to the understanding of the structure of adsorbed organic species and for contributions to teaching and the dissemination of science.

• Chemistry Professor Kenneth Nash, for advancing knowledge in actinide science and chemical separations to promote the development of new energy technologies.

• John Roll, professor of nursing and associate dean for faculty affairs in the College of Nursing, for distinguished scholarly contributions to the field of addiction, particularly for applications of behavior analysis to the understanding, development and dissemination of evidence-based treatments.

• Michael Skinner, professor of biological sciences, for distinguished contributions to mammalian reproduction and environmental epigenetics and discovering environmental effects on gonadal development causing epigenetic transgenerational inheritance of adult-onset disease and influences on evolution.

The tradition of AAAS fellows began in 1874.
The AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society. It publishes the journal Science as well as Science Translational Medicine and Science Signaling.