posted November 4,
10 Faculty Named AAAS Fellows
Ten Berkeley faculty members are among the 283
scientists recently elected Fellows by the American
Association for the Advancement of Sciences. They were
elected based on work that advances science or fosters
scientifically or socially distinguished applications.
The new Berkeley fellows are Nicholas Cozzarelli,
molecular and cell biology; Alexander Glazer, molecular and
cell biology; Wilhelm Gruissem, plant and microbial biology;
Robert Lane, environmental science, policy and management;
Lee Riley, public health; Richard Stephens, public health;
Jeremy Thorner, molecular and cell biology; Terry Tilley,
chemistry; Loy Volkman, plant and microbial biology; and
Robert Zucker, neurobiology.
The AAAS is the world's largest federation of scientists.
Each new fellow will be presented with an official
certificate and rosette pin at the association's annual
meeting in Anaheim, Calif., Jan. 23.
Venkat Anantharam, professor of electrical
engineering and computer sciences, won the Information
Theory Best Paper Award for his work entitled "Bits Through
Queues." The award is given annually by the Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers for an outstanding work
published during the preceding two years.
Kurt Keutzer, professor of electrical engineering
and computer sciences, received a Best Paper Award at this
year's Design Automation Conference. His prize-winning
paper, called "OCCOM: Efficient Computation of
Observability-based Code Coverage Metrics for Functional
Verification," was written with Farzan Fallah and Srinivas
Devadas of MIT.
Professor Emeritus of Government Robert Scalpino
has been honored with the 1998 Japan Foundation Award. He
received this award for his academic contributions to a
better understanding of Japan and Asia in the U.S.
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