This year’s AAAS Fellows will be announced in the AAAS News & Notes
section of the journal Science on 26 October 2007.
As part of Chemistry, Jeffrey T. Roberts was elected as
an AAAS Fellow "For distinguished contributions
to surface chemistry, particularly as they relate to complex chemical
transformations on atmospheric cloud particles and on nanoparticle
The tradition of AAAS Fellows began in 1874. Currently, members can
be considered for the rank of Fellow if nominated by the Steering Groups
of the Association's 24 sections, or by any three Fellows who are current
AAAS members (so long as two of the three sponsors are not affiliated
with the nominee's institution), or by the AAAS Chief Executive Officer.
Each Steering Group then reviews the nominations of individuals within
its respective section and a final list is forwarded to the AAAS Council,
which votes on the aggregate list.
The Council is the policymaking body of the Association, chaired by
the AAAS President, and consisting of the members of the Board of Directors,
the Retiring Section Chairs, delegates from each electorate and each
regional division, and two delegates from the National Association
of Academies of Science.
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