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Three MIT Faculty elected AAAS Fellows

Berggren, Bertschinger, and Zue are among those recognized for efforts toward advancing science.

MIT News Around Campus
November 23, 2015

Three current MIT faculty members have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the journal Science will announce on Friday, Nov. 27.

The new fellows are part of a group of 347 AAAS members elected by their peers in recognition of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. This year’s fellows will be honored at a ceremony on Feb. 13, 2016, at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington.

Edmund Bertschinger, a professor of physics and MIT’s Institute Community and Equity Officer, was recognized for highly visible, national-scale promotion of diversity in the fields of physics and astronomy, and for intellectual contributions to the field of gravitation and cosmology.

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