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National Academy of Sciences

Established in 1863, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is an honorary society engaged in scientific and engineering research that is dedicated to promoting science and technology for the welfare of society. The academy is mandated by Congress to advise the federal government on scientific and technical matters.

  • Hans C. Andersen,* Chemistry
  • Bruce S. Baker,* Biological Sciences
  • Malcolm R. Beasley,* Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering
  • Dominique Bergmann, Biology
  • Joseph Berry, Carnegie Institution; by courtesy Biology
  • Carolyn Bertozzi, Chemistry
  • Roger Blandford, Physics, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Steven Block, Applied Physics, Biological Sciences
  • Gordon H. Bower,* Psychology
  • Steven Boxer, Chemistry
  • John I. Brauman,* Chemistry
  • Richard G. Brewer, consulting professor, Applied Physics
  • Winslow R. Briggs,* Biological Sciences
  • Philip Bucksbaum, Applied Physics
  • Robert L. Byer, Applied Physics
  • Emanuel Candes, Mathematics, Statistics
  • Allan M. Campbell,* Biological Sciences
  • Steven Chu,* Applied Physics, Physics
  • James P. Collman,* Chemistry
  • Karen Cook, Sociology
  • Hongie Dai, Chemistry
  • Gretchen Daily, Biological Sciences
  • Persi Diaconis, Statistics, Mathematics
  • Rudolfo Dirzo, Biological Sciences
  • David Donoho, Statistics
  • Persis Drell, Physics
  • Carol Dweck, Psychology
  • Jennifer Eberhardt, Psychology
  • Bradley Efron, Statistics
  • Paul Ehrlich, Biological Sciences
  • Yakov Eliashberg, Mathematics
  • Michael D. Fayer, Chemistry
  • James D. Fearon, Political Science
  • Martin Fejer, Applied Physics
  • Marcus Feldman, Biology
  • John Ferejohn,* Political Science, Hoover Institution
  • Christopher B. Field, Biological Sciences
  • Morris P. Fiorina, Jr., Political Science, Hoover Institution
  • Daniel S. Fisher, Applied Physics
  • John H. Flavell,* Psychology
  • Charles Frake,* Anthropology
  • Jerome Friedman,* Statistics
  • Theodore H. Geballe,* Applied Physics, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Robert E. Hall, Economics, Hoover Institution
  • Philip Hanawalt, Biological Sciences
  • Stephen E. Harris,* Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering
  • Keith Hodgson, Chemistry
  • Matthew O. Jackson, Economics
  • Iain Johnstone, Statistics, Biostatistics
  • Aharon Kapitulnik, Physics
  • Donald Kennedy,* Biological Sciences
  • Steven Allan Kivelson, Physics
  • Richard G. Klein, Anthropology
  • Anne O. Krueger,* Economics
  • David Laitin, Political Science
  • Robert B. Laughlin, Physics, Applied Physics
  • Margaret Levi, Political Science
  • Andrei Linde, Physics
  • Sharon R. Long, Biological Sciences
  • Liqun Luo, Biological Sciences
  • Eleanor E. Maccoby,* Psychology
  • James G. March,* Political Science, Sociology, Business
  • Ellen Markman, Psychology
  • Hazel Markus, Psychology
  • Jay McClelland, Psychology
  • Susan McConnell, Biology
  • Paul R. Milgrom, Economics
  • William E. Moerner, Chemistry
  • Harold Mooney,* Biological Sciences
  • Donald S. Ornstein,* Mathematics
  • Douglas Osheroff,* Physics
  • Steve Palumbi, Hopkins/Biology
  • George C. Papanicolaou, Mathematics
  • Stephen Quake, Bioengineering, Applied Physics
  • John Ross,* Chemistry
  • Lee D. Ross, Psychology
  • Alvin E. Roth, Economics
  • Thomas Sargent,* Economics
  • Richard Schoen,* Mathematics
  • Carla Shatz, Biological Sciences, Neurobiology
  • Zhi-Xun Shen, Physics, Applied Physics, Photon Science
  • Stephen Shenker, Physics
  • Roger N. Shepard,* Psychology
  • David O. Siegmund, Statistics
  • Edward I. Solomon, Chemistry
  • George Somero,* Biological Sciences
  • Christopher Somerville, Biological Sciences, Carnegie Institution
  • Charles Stein,* Statistics
  • Joseph Stiglitz,* Economics
  • Leonard Susskind, Physics
  • Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Biology
  • Barry Trost, Chemistry
  • Peter M. Vitousek, Biological Sciences
  • Brian A. Wandell, Psychology
  • Barry Weingast, Political Science
  • Paul A. Wender, Chemistry
  • Carl Wieman, Physics
  • Charles Yanofsky,* Biological Sciences
  • Richard N. Zare, Chemistry
  • Shoucheng Zhang, Physics

*Emeritus