RIVERSIDE, Calif. Ten researchers at the University of California, Riverside have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Including this year's fellows, the total number of UCR faculty members who have been recognized with AAAS Fellow distinction is 190.
Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year AAAS gave this honor to 503 of its members "because of their efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished."
The 2010 AAAS Fellows at UCR are:
Bahman Anvari, a professor of bioengineering: "For distinguished contributions to the field of biophotonics, particularly for development of technologies aimed at photoremediation of tissue malformations and cellular biophysical analysis."
Jay A. Farrell, a professor of electrical engineering: "For distinguished research, educational, and service contributions to the field of intelligent, autonomous vehicle analysis and design."
Ann Heinson, a research physicist: "For distinguished contributions to the field of high energy physics, including leadership that led to observation of single top quark production at the DZero experiment."
Robert I. Krieger, an extension specialist in entomology: "For distinguished contributions to the field of pesticide science in teaching, research, and particularly in the communication of principles of toxicology."
Manuela Martins-Green, a professor of cell biology: "F
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