University of California, Irvine

Faculty Academy Members

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National Academies members with Chancellor Gillman

UC Irvine’s faculty includes Nobel laureates, recipients of the National Medal of Science, and many members of the most important scholarly, scientific and professional organizations.

National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences is an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.
For more information, visit http://www.nasonline.org

John Avise, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 1991

Francisco J. Ayala, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 1980

Michael Cahalan, Physiology & Biophysics, 2010

Michael Clegg (emeritus), Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 1990

Barbara Dosher, Cognitive Sciences, 2011

Greg Duncan, Education, 2010

Barbara Finlayson-Pitts, Chemistry, 2006

Zachary Fisk (emeritus), Physics & Astronomy, 1996

Wilson Ho, Physics & Astronomy, 2013

Anthony James, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, 2006

Elizabeth Loftus, Psychology & Social Behavior, 2004

James McGaugh (emeritus), Neurobiology & Behavior, 1989

Ricardo Miledi (emeritus), Neurobiology & Behavior, 1989

Shaul Mukamel, Chemistry, 2015

Larry Overman (emeritus), Chemistry, 1996

James Randerson, Earth System Science, 2017

Peter Rentzepis (emeritus), Chemistry, 1978

A. Kimball Romney (emeritus), Anthropology, 1995

Donald G. Saari (emeritus), Economics and Mathematics, 2001

Richard Schoen, Mathematics, 1991

Brian Skyrms, Logic & Philosophy of Science, 1999

George Sperling, Cognitive Sciences, 1985

Susan Trumbore, Earth System Science, 2010

National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. In addition to its role as advisor to the federal government, the NAE also conducts independent studies to examine important topics in engineering and technology. The academy has more than 2,000 peer-elected members and foreign associates, senior professionals in business, academia, and government who are among the world's most accomplished engineers.
For more information, visit https://www.nae.edu

Nicolaos G. Alexopoulos (emeritus), Electrical Engineering, 2007

Alfredo Ang (emeritus), Civil & Environmental Engineering, 1976

Diran Apelian, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, 2009

Satya Atluri, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, 1996

Michael Carey, Computer Science, 2002

Said Elghobashi, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, 2014

Enrique Lavernia, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, 2013

Robert Liebeck, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, 1992

Henry Samueli, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, 2003

Masanobu Shinozuka (emeritus), Civil & Environmental Engineering, 1978

William A. Sirignano, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, 2002

Soroosh Sorooshian, Civil & Environmental Engineering, 2003

H. Kumar Wickramasinghe, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, 1998

National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) recognizes eminent professionals from diverse fields including health and medicine; the natural, social, and behavioral sciences; and beyond. Through its domestic and global initiatives, the NAM works to address critical issues in health, medicine, and related policy and inspire positive action across sectors.
For more information, visit https://nam.edu

William E. Bunney (emeritus), Psychiatry & Social Behavior, 1986

Zang-Hee Cho (emeritus), Radiological Sciences, 1997

Michael Drake (emeritus), Ophthalmology, 1998

Sheldon Greenfield, Medicine, 1996

National Academy of Education

The National Academy of Education (NAEd) advances the highest quality research to improve education policy and practice. The NAEd consists of U.S. members and foreign associates who are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education.
For more information, visit https://naeducation.org/

Greg Duncan, Education, 2009

Jacquelynne Eccles, Education, 1998

Rubén Rumbaut, Sociology, 2013

Deborah Vandell, Education, 2014

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an honorary society that recognizes achievement in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
For more information, visit https://www.amacad.org/

John Avise, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 1994

Francisco J. Ayala, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 1977

Albert Bennett (emeritus), Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 1994

Thomas J. Carew (emeritus), Neurobiology & Behavior, 2004

Michael Clegg (emeritus), Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 1992

Michael Drake (emeritus), Ophthalmology, 2007

Greg Duncan, Education, 2001

Igor Dzyaloshinskii (emeritus), Physics & Astronomy, 1991

Barbara Finlayson-Pitts, Chemistry, 2006

Zachary Fisk (emeritus), Physics & Astronomy, 1994

Steven Frank, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 2012

Benny Gerber (emeritus), Chemistry, 2016

Margaret Gilbert, Philosophy, 2016

Bernard Grofman, Political Science, 2001

Peter Wai-Kwong Li (emeritus), Mathematics, 2007

Elizabeth Loftus, Psychology & Social Behavior, 2003

Penelope Maddy, Logic & Philosophy of Science, 1998

David Malament (emeritus), Logic & Philosophy of Science, 1992

James McGaugh (emeritus), Neurobiology & Behavior, 1992

Ricardo Miledi (emeritus), Neurobiology & Behavior, 1986

J. Hillis Miller (emeritus), Comparative Literature, 1970

Shaul Mukamel, Chemistry, 2013

Larry Overman (emeritus), Chemistry, 1996

Yvonne Rainer (emeritus), Studio Art, 2007

A. Kimball Romney (emeritus), Anthropology, 1994

Vicki Ruiz, History, 2012

Rubén Rumbaut, Sociology, 2015

Donald Saari (emeritus), Economics, Mathematics, 2004

Henry Samueli, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, 2004

Richard Schoen, Mathematics, 1988

Brian Skyrms, Logic & Philosophy of Science, 1994

H. Colin Slim (emeritus), Music, 1993

George Sperling, Cognitive Sciences, 1992

Ngugi wa Thiong'o, English, Comparative Literature, 2014

Steven White, Physics & Astronomy, 2016