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National Academy of Engineering Elects 106 Members and 18 International Members

February 7, 2023

Washington, D.C., February 07, 2023 —

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 106 new members and 18 international members, announced NAE President John L. Anderson today. This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,420 and the number of international members to 319.

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature" and to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education." Election of new NAE members is the culmination of a yearlong process. The ballot is set in December and the final vote for membership occurs during January.

Individuals in the newly elected class will be formally inducted during the NAE's annual meeting on Oct. 1, 2023. A list of the new members and international members follows, with their primary affiliations at the time of election and a brief statement of their principal engineering accomplishments.

New Members:

Abele, John E., owner, Meach Cove Farms, Shelburne, Vt. For developing minimally invasive medicine and championing STEM education at all levels.

Abur, Ali, professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston. For contributions to power system state estimation and power engineering education.

Adamczyk, Darius, chairman and chief executive officer, Honeywell International Inc., Charlotte, N.C. For technical and business leadership in quantum computing, sustainable technologies, and automation, and promoting diversity in STEM careers.

Allen, Mark G., Alfred Fitler Moore Professor and inaugural scientific director, Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. For contributions to the technology and commercialization of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) for health care.

Alleyne, Andrew George, professor and dean, College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. For contributions to modeling and control of dynamic thermal systems, with applications in aerospace, automotive systems, and buildings.

Ammon, Daniel, vice president, R&D, Collagen Matrix Inc., Oakland, N.J. For the invention and development of disruptive technologies, across many disciplines, in the medical device industry.

Awtar, Shorya, chief executive officer, Parallel Robotics LLC, Ann Arbor, Mich. For inventing and commercializing game-changing surgical products that have made minimally invasive surgery affordable and accessible around the world.

Barber, Michael J., chief diversity officer (retired), General Electric Co., Boston. For contributions and leadership in developing diagnostic imaging and point-of-care devices in the global healthcare sector.

Barzilay, Regina, Delta Electronics Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. For machine learning models that understand structures in text, molecules, and medical images.

Berhe, Asmeret Asefaw, director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. For understanding of soil carbon cycling and sequestration as related to land use and climate change.

Blasko, Vladimir, senior manager, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Lockheed Martin Corp., Stratford, Conn. For contributions to the theory and practice of regenerative electrical drives and grid-tied converters.

Bricker, Jeffery, senior director, UOP LLC, Honeywell International Inc., Des Plaines, Ill. For a fundamental approach to catalysis resulting in environmentally safe technologies used globally in refining and petrochemical industries.

Bruno, Tory, president and CEO, United Launch Alliance, Centennial, Colo. For creating and leading space launch programs supporting national security missions and expanding future sustained space capabilities.

Buehler, Markus J., Jerry McAfee (1940) Professor in Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. For implementing the use of nanomechanics to model and design fracture-resistant bioinspired materials.

Burrows, Michael, distinguished engineer, Google LLC, Mountain View, Calif. For pioneering work in compression, web search and indexing, operating systems, and security protocols.

Caligiuri, Robert D., corporate vice president and principal engineer, Materials and Corrosion Engineering, Exponent, Menlo Park, Calif. For contributions to understanding failure mechanisms in engineering materials, especially in metals at very high strain rates.

Capka, J. Richard, chief operating officer, Dawson & Associates, Washington, D.C. For engineering leadership in executing complex, nationally significant water resource and transportation projects and fostering innovative public-private-university partnerships.

Chang, Shih-Fu, dean and Morris A. and Alma Schapiro Professor, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University, New York City. For contributions to multimedia search and retrieval.

Chellappa, Ramalingam, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. For contributions to digital image analysis, automatic face recognition, and applications.

Chen, Hudong, senior director, Simulia Research and Development Technology, Dassault Systèmes, Waltham, Mass. For contributions to lattice Boltzmann simulation of turbulent flows and applications to automotive and aerospace industries.

Chiang, Leo H., senior R&D fellow, Dow Chemical Co., Lake Jackson, Texas. For contributions to process data analytics and its applications to process monitoring and for continuous improvement in the chemical industry.

Chopra, Inderjit, Alfred Gessow Professor and director of Gessow Rotorcraft Center, Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park. For advancing rotorcraft aeromechanics/aeroelastic analysis, enhancing bearingless rotors, active control, and human-powered helicopters.

Collias, Dimitris I., research fellow, Procter & Gamble Co., West Chester, Ohio. For innovations in sustainable plastics used in consumer products to lower the carbon intensity of high-volume polymers.

Cramer, Steven M., William Weightman Walker Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y. For scientific and technological advances leading to new chromatographic materials, processes, and predictive tools for the purification of biopharmaceuticals.

Cummings, Peter T., John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering (emeritus), Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. For simulation-based solutions to chemical engineering problems, and for innovations and leadership in modeling and computational nanoscience.

Curtis, Jennifer Sinclair, distinguished professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Davis. For work on particle-laden flows and industrially used algorithms for dilute and dense-phase gas-solid flow.

Darden, Christine Mann, director (retired), Strategic Communications Office, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va. For pioneering research in supersonic flight technologies and leadership in advancing aerodynamics design to produce low-boom sonic effects.

Devgan, Anirudh, president and CEO, Cadence Design Systems, San Jose, Calif. For technical and business leadership in the electronic design automation industry.

Ehrig, Kathy Jane, superintendent geometallurgy, BHP Olympic Dam, Adelaide, South Australia. For advancement of geometallurgy by linking geology, mineralogy, geochemistry, and metallurgy to optimize metal recovery while minimizing waste.

Eltahir, Elfatih A.B., H.M. King Bhumibol Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. For advancing understanding of how climate and land use impact water availability, environmental and human health, and vector-borne diseases.

Freeman, Benny D., William J. (Bill) Murray Jr. Endowed Chair in Engineering, McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin. For the development of polymeric membranes for gas separation, ion transport, and gas and water purification.

Friedman, David Alan, president and CEO (retired), Forell/Elsesser Engineers Inc., San Francisco. For leadership in the development of innovative solutions for the seismic retrofit of historical structures.

Furrer, David U., senior fellow discipline lead, Materials and Processes, Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Conn. For development and industrial implementation of computational modeling tools enabling efficient material/process/product design of legacy and emerging aerospace alloys.

Gelsinger, Patrick Paul, chief executive officer, Intel Corp., Santa Clara, Calif. For technical and business leadership in the semiconductor and computing industries.

Gershenfeld, Neil, director, Center for Bits and Atoms, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. For eliminating boundaries between digital and physical worlds, from quantum computing to digital materials to the Internet of Things.

Goldfarb, Donald, Alexander and Hermine Avanessians Professor, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University, New York City. For the development of widely used algorithms and methodologies for linear, quadratic, and nonlinear optimization.

Goodnight, James, co-founder and chief executive officer, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, N.C. For creating a leading analytics software and spearheading data science and STEM education globally.

Green, Peter F., deputy laboratory director and chief research officer, Science and Technology, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo. For contributions in the physics of polymer diffusion, glass behavior, and organic electronic devices and leadership in the energy technologies.

Grubbe, Deborah L., president and owner, Operations and Safety Solutions LLC, Chadds Ford, Pa. For contributions and leadership to improve engineering safety practices in the chemical process industries.

Holley, Kerrie L., director, Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Solutions, Google Cloud, Google LLC, San Rafael, Calif. For contributions to the evolution of service-oriented architectures, enabling global businesses to respond more quickly to changing market conditions.

Huang, David, associate director and director of research, Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Ore. For development of multidimensional micron-level optical imaging technologies that revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.

Huang, Xuedong D., technical fellow and chief technology officer, Azure AI, Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Wash. For technical contributions and leadership in speech and language technologies and products including the development of cloud-based intelligent systems.

Jackson, Lisa Perez, vice president, Environmental, Policy, and Social Initiatives, Apple Inc., Cupertino, Calif. For sustainability leadership in government and business to protect air and water quality and limit greenhouse gas emissions.

John, Miriam E., vice president emerita, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, Calif. For national-level contributions to systems and technology for nuclear deterrence and homeland security.

Jupiter, Clyde Peter, co-founder, AZIsotopes, Salt Lake City. For contributions to nuclear radiation detection and advancing nuclear energy.

Kamm, Roger D., Cecil and Ida Green Distinguished Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering, Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. For contributions to the understanding of mechanics in biology and medicine, and leadership in biomechanics.

Katul, Gabriel, Theodore S. Coile Distinguished Professor of Hydrology and Micrometeorology, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, Durham, N.C. For advances in ecohydrology and environmental fluid mechanics.

Keville, Christine Mary, president and CEO, Keville Enterprises Inc., Marshfield, Mass. For promoting diversity in the engineering profession through business success, mentoring students and businesses, and leadership of national professional societies.

Kovscek, Anthony R., Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor of Petroleum Engineering, Energy Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. For contributions to pore-scale imaging and understanding of foam flow in porous media.

Kuhn, Kelin J., adjunct professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. For technical contributions enabling development and integration of novel transistor devices.

LeChevallier, Mark W., principal and manager, Dr. Water Consulting LLC, Morrison, Colo. For advancing knowledge and developing and implementing solutions for control of microbiological contaminants in drinking water.

Lerner-Lam, Eva, founder and president, Palisades Consulting Group Inc., Tenafly, N.J. For accelerating adoption of intelligent transportation systems and smart city codes and standards in engineering practice.

Levi, Carlos G., Mehrabian Distinguished Professor, Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara. For contributions to understanding and development of high-temperature engineered surfaces and multilayers used in advanced gas turbine engines.

Lewis, Stephen M., vice president, Technology and Innovation, POET LLC, Sioux Falls, S.D. For leadership in developing and commercializing bioprocess technologies that established corn ethanol as a cost-competitive, sustainable transportation fuel.

Liu, Yaoqi Joe, chief technology officer, James Hardie Industries plc, Chicago. For contributions to the development and commercialization of multilayer polymeric optical film products, and for championing innovation globally.

Locascio, Laurie E., director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Md. For development and commercialization of microfluidics technologies and visionary leadership of NIST for the benefit of US emerging technology.

Lozano, Karen, Julia Beecherl Endowed Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas. For contributions to nanofiber research and commercialization, and mentoring of undergraduate students from underserved populations.

Luo, Alan, professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus. For implementation of lightweight aluminum, magnesium, and titanium materials and advanced manufacturing processes for automotive applications.

Mackinlay, Jock Douglas, technical fellow, Tableau Software, Salesforce Inc., Seattle. For contributions to the fields of computational data visualization and information visualization.

Marr, Linsey C., Charles P. Lunsford Professor, The Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. For advancing fundamental knowledge of transport, removal, and mitigation of airborne pathogenic viruses.

Maseeh, Fariborz, founder and president, The Massiah Foundation, Newport Beach, Calif. For leadership and advances in efficient design, development, and manufacturing of microelectromechanical systems, and empowering engineering talent through public service.

Maser, James G., senior vice president, Space, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Manhattan Beach, Calif. For dedicated work in the space launch industry and leadership of established and emerging companies.

Medioni, Gerard Guy, vice president and distinguished scientist, Physical Stores Tech, Amazon Inc., Los Angeles. For contributions to computer vision and its consumer-facing applications.

Merrion, David F., CEO, Merrion Expert Consulting LLC, Novi, Mich. For leadership in the development of multiple advanced commercial diesel engines incorporating high-reliability, fuel-efficient, and low-emission technologies.

Miller, David W., Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. For contributions in control technology for space-based telescope design, and leadership in cross-agency guidance of space technology.

Nguyen, Thuc-Quyen, director, Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara. For leadership in education and diversity, and research in organic photovoltaics for energy-efficient buildings and greenhouses.

Nitz, Larry T., executive chief engineer (retired), Electrified Propulsion, General Motors Co., Pontiac, Mich. For contributions to and leadership in the development and global implementation of innovative automotive propulsion systems and electrification.

Norwood, Virginia, manager (retired), Earth Resources Requirements NASA Systems Division, Hughes Aircraft Co., Topanga, Calif. For the original design and implementation of radar multispectral satellite systems forming the basis for Earth-observing Landsat missions.

Ober, Christopher Kemper, Francis Norwood Bard Professor of Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. For the invention of new photoresist families enabling high-resolution lithography in microelectronics manufacturing.

Owen, Douglas M., senior principal, Stantec, Carlsbad, Calif. For contributions to drinking water quality, expansion of potable reuse, and integration of sustainability in water treatment plant design.

Panetta, Karen Ann, dean of graduate education and professor, School of Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Mass. For leadership empowering females in STEM, and for contributions to computer vision and simulation algorithms.

Papalambros, Panos Y., James B. Angell Distinguished University Professor Emeritus and Donald C. Graham Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. For contributions to complex systems optimization and leadership in advancing transformative engineering design research and education.

Parrillo, David, vice president, Research and Development, Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich. For development and commercialization of innovative processes and products for consumer and industrial applications.

Peters-Lidard, Christa D., deputy director, Science and Exploration, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. For contributions to understanding land-atmosphere interactions, soil moisture monitoring and modeling, and leadership in Earth system modeling.

Plys, Martin Gerard, chief technology officer and vice president, Waste Technology and Post-Fukushima Services, Fauske & Associates Inc., Burr Ridge, Ill. For contributions to nuclear reactor safety and the science of waste technology for irradiated nuclear fuel.

Prausnitz, Mark, Regents' Professor and J. Erskine Love Jr. Chair in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. For invention, development, and translation of dissolvable microneedles for painless vaccination and drug delivery.

Prete, Thomas Ward, vice president, Military Engineering, Pratt & Whitney, Northford, Conn. For engineering leadership in developing and servicing advanced military and commercial aircraft jet engines.

Ramakrishnan, T.S., senior scientific adviser, Schlumberger-Doll Research Center, Cambridge, Mass. For contributions to petrophysics, reservoir characterization, abandonment of production wells, and carbon sequestration and storage.

Rekoske, James Edward, senior vice president, Global RD&E Industrial, Ecolab, Glenview, Ill. For leadership in development and implementation of petrochemicals, renewable fuel, alternative energy, and water conservation technologies.

Sachdev, Anil, principal technical fellow and lab group manager, General Motors Co., Warren, Mich. For the research, development, and commercialization of lightweight materials to improve vehicle fuel economy.

Sanchez, Adalio T., president, S Group Advisory LLC, Naples, Fla. For contributions that improved business processes through the advancement of leading-edge innovations in personal, enterprise server, and supercomputing systems.

Sanders, William H., Dr. William D. and Nancy W. Strecker Dean, College of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. For technical contributions and interdisciplinary leadership in cybersecurity and resiliency technologies for critical infrastructures.

Savage, Stefan, professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego. For contributions to the security, privacy, and reliability of network systems, transforming approaches to problems in these areas.

Scholz, Christopher H., professor emeritus, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York City. For developing experimental and theoretical studies on faulting and earthquake mechanics.

Simchi-Levi, David, professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. For contributions using optimization and stochastic modeling to enhance supply chain management and operations.

Smyth, J. Gary, executive director (retired), Global Research & Development, General Motors Co., Rochester Hills, Mich. For leadership and technology innovation in automotive energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, vehicle electrification, and autonomous driving.

Soga, Kenichi, Donald H. McLaughlin Chair in Mineral Engineering and Chancellor's Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley. For advances in geomechanics and computational modeling, as well as simulation and monitoring of underground infrastructure.

Sutherland, John W., professor and Fehsenfeld Family Head, Environmental and Ecological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. For research contributions to environmental sustainability in manufacturing and their implementation in industry.

Swartz, Melody A., William B. Ogden Professor, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, Chicago. For fundamental and translational insights into lymphatic transport, immunobiology, and immunoengineering, leading to novel approaches for cancer immunotherapy and vaccination.

Synolakis, Costas Emmanuel, professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. For the development of predictive models and early warning systems of tsunamis, and advising policymakers in hazard management.

Tomsovic, Kevin L., Chancellor's Professor, Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. For contributions to power system computational methods and power engineering education.

Tookes, Hansel, II, chairman and chief executive officer (retired), Raytheon International Inc., Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. For leading the design and development of advanced military aircraft engines and systems.

Towe, Elias D., Albert and Ethel Grobstein Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. For contributions to semiconductor quantum structures and applications in heterogeneous photonic and electronic devices and systems.

Vahdat, Amin, fellow and vice president, Google LLC, Mountain View, Calif. For contributions to the design and implementation of datacenter and planet-scale networks that power cloud computer systems.

Wang, Q. Jane, professor, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. For contributions to computational tribology in industrial applications.

Washington, Gregory Nathaniel, president, George Mason University, Fairfax, Va. For the advancement of technology at the interface of electromagnetics and materials, and dedicated leadership and service in engineering education.

Westerhoff, Paul, Regents Professor and Fulton Chair of Environmental Engineering, School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment, Arizona State University, Tempe. For leadership and pioneering research on emerging contaminants assessment and water purification technologies.

Woodburn, William, founding partner and operating partner, Global Infrastructure Partners, Greenwich, Conn. For leadership applying engineering principles to improve infrastructure businesses and founding Engineering Tomorrow to advance STEM education.

Wright, Dawn Jeannine, chief scientist, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Redlands, Calif. For applying geographic information system technology to ocean science and developing GIS models for the oceans.

Wyche, Vanessa E., director, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston. For leadership of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, enabling a commercial space economy and future Moon and Mars missions.

Xu, Longya, co-founder and director (retired), Center for High Performance Power Electronics, Ohio State University, Columbus. For contributions to high-performance electric machines and variable-speed drives for aerospace and wind turbines.

Xue, Jie, vice president, Technology and Quality, Cisco Systems Inc., San Jose, Calif. For engineering and leadership contributions to high-reliability networking product development and manufacturing.

Young, Lily Y., professor and dean of international programs, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. For implementing work on anaerobic microbial metabolism enabling remediation of organic and metal contaminants in the environment.

Yu, Douglas C.H., vice president, Research and Development, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Hsinchu, Taiwan. For contributions to advanced integrated circuit interconnects and microelectronics packaging technologies.

Zall, Linda, environmental scientist (retired), Central Intelligence Agency, Clermont, Fla. For leadership in enabling synergistic use of classified reconnaissance satellite imagery for advanced Earth environmental studies through international cooperation.

Zhao, Ji-Cheng (JC), department chair and Minta Martin Professor of Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park. For contributions to computational alloy design, integrated computational materials engineering, and high-throughput methods used in industrial products.

New International Members:

Adjiman, Claire S., professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom. For developing the fundamental principles for advanced thermodynamic modeling of complex fluids and improving industrial productivity using these models.

Crundwell, Frank Kenneth, director, CM Solutions (Pty) Ltd., Johannesburg, South Africa. For elucidating fundamental reactions and mechanisms of mineral dissolution to optimize metal extraction.

Deshpande, Vikram S., professor, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom. For contributions to mechanics of microarchitected solids with applications to structures under extreme dynamic loading.

Dreisinger, David B., professor, Department of Materials Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. For contributions to the development of hydrometallurgical processes and their transfer to industry.

Farina, Alfonso, consultant, Land and Naval Systems Division, Leonardo S.p.A., Rome, Italy. For contributions to the development and deployment of advanced radar systems and technology.

Green, Martin A., Scientia Professor, Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. For technical contributions enabling the proliferation of silicon photovoltaics.

Gülkan, Hakki Polat, professor, Civil Engineering, Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey. For improving earthquake safety of buildings and seismic resilience worldwide.

Higham, Nicholas J., Royal Society Research Professor and Richardson Professor of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. For design and analysis of matrix algorithms widely used in diverse engineering applications.

Huang, Wei, vice chancellor, Frontier Science Center for Flexible Electronics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China. For innovation and leadership in organic optoelectronics materials and devices.

Kamwa, Innocent, professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Laval University, Quebec, Canada. For contributions to adaptive power grid control schemes and synchronous generator testing and standards.

Liz-Marzán, Luis M., Ikerbasque Research Professor and group leader, BioNanoplasmonics Lab, CIC biomaGUNE, Donostia–San Sebastián, Spain. For contributions and application of colloid chemistry in the fields of nanoplasmonics, nanoparticles, and nanosensors.

Pandit, Aniruddha B., vice chancellor and UGC Professor, Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India. For contributions to cavitational reactors from concept to commercialization, and engineering solutions to improve the lives of underserved people.

Peer, Dan, director and vice president, Laboratory of Precision NanoMedicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. For developing strategies for systemic, cell-specific delivery of RNA payloads.

Puskas, Judit Eva, distinguished professor, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, Ohio State University, Wooster. For coinventing an FDA-approved, life-saving coronary stent coating, and fundamental research and scale-up of polymerization processes.

Seidel-Morgenstern, Andreas, director, Physical and Chemical Foundations of Process Engineering, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany. For contributions to adsorption, preparative chromatography, and crystallization processes and to development and theory for resolving enantiomeric mixtures.

Sujith, Raman, chair professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. For applications of dynamical systems theory to the understanding and control of instabilities in engineering systems.

Virlogeux, Michel, consultant, Michel Virlogeux Consultant SARL, Bonnelles, France. For achievements in the design and construction of concrete segmental, composite, and long-span cable-supported bridges.

Zeng, Fan-Gang, professor and director, Center for Hearing Research, University of California, Irvine. For engineering better treatments for hearing loss and tinnitus, and for fostering inclusiveness in the engineering profession.

Founded in 1964, the U.S. National Academy of Engineering is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. Its mission is to advance the welfare and prosperity of the nation by providing independent advice on matters involving engineering and technology, and by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and public appreciation of engineering.