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Matt elected AAAS fellow

Updated: Feb 7, 2021

DeLisa among five Cornell faculty elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society

Matt, along with more than 400 members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), has earned the lifetime distinction of AAAS Fellow, which honors invaluable contributions to science and technology.

Fellows are elected each year by their peers serving on the Council of AAAS, the organization’s member-run governing body. The 2019 group will receive official certificates and rosette pins in gold and blue, colors symbolizing science and engineering, in a ceremony on Feb. 15, 2020, during the AAAS Annual Meeting in Seattle.

The 443 newly elected Fellows represent each of AAAS's 24 sections, from neuroscience and psychology to social, economic and political sciences to engineering. The honor recognizes diverse accomplishments, including pioneering research, leadership within a given field, teaching and mentoring, fostering collaborations and advancing public understanding of science.

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