National Academy of Sciences

Members are elected for their achievements in science (see the Academy Web site for details and history about this award). Since 1930, there have been 42 University of Minnesota faculty elected as members.

Member

Department

Date

Peter B. Reich

Forest Resources

2018

Mikhail Shifman

Physics & Astronomy

2018

Frank Bates

Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

2017

Maury Bramson Mathematics

2017

Sarah E. Hobbie

Ecology, Evolution & Behavior

2013

R. Lawrence Edwards Geology & Geophysics

2011

Stephen Polasky

Ecology, Evolution & Behavior / Applied Economics

2010

David L. Kohlstedt

Geology & Geophysics

2009

Donald G. Truhlar

Chemistry

2009

Allen Goldman

Physics & Astronomy

2007

G. David Tilman 

Ecology, Evolution & Behavior 

2002

John R. Winckler 

Physics

1996

Eville Gorham 

Ecology, Evolution & Behavior 

1994

John S. Chipman 

Economics

1993

Avner Friedman

Mathematics

1993

Daniel D. Joseph 

Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics 

1991

Ronald L. Phillips 

Agronomy & Plant Genetics 

1991

Vernon W. Ruttan 

Applied Economics 

1990

Paul G. Gassman 

Chemistry

1989

Christopher A. Sims 

Economics

1989

Paul E. Meehl

Psychology

1987

Margaret Bryan Davis 

Ecology, Evolution & Behavior 

1982

Ralph T. Holman 

Hormel Institute 

1981

James B. Serrin 

Mathematics

1980

Joseph Berkson 

Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic 

1979

H. E. Wright 

Geology & Geophysics 

1977

John R. Borchert 

Geography

1976

Leonid Hurwicz 

Economics

1975

Edward P. Ney 

Physics and Astronomy 

1971

Willem J. Lutyen 

Astronomy

1970

William Lipscomb 

Chemistry

1961

John H. Williams

Physics

1961

Cecil J. Watson 

Medicine

1959

I. M. Kolthoff 

Chemistry

1958

Bryce L. Crawford, Jr. 

Chemistry

1956

Maurice B. Visscher 

Physiology

1956

Alfred O. C. Nier 

Physics

1950

Lee I. Smith 

Chemistry

1944

John T. Tate 

Physics

1942

Ross A. Gortner 

Biochemistry

1935

Elvin C. Stakman 

Plant Pathology 

1934

Samuel Lind 

Chemistry

1930