The California Academy of Sciences announced that 14 new members will join the ranks of the Academy Fellows, a governing group of more than 450 distinguished scientists and other leaders who have made notable contributions to science or science education and communication. Nominated by their colleagues and selected by the Board of Trustees, the Academy Fellows are partners and collaborators in the pursuit of the Academy mission to explore, explain, and sustain life. The new members will be inducted during the Fellowship's next virtual meeting on October 13, 2020. They will join such well-known Academy Fellows as Sylvia Earle, Paul Ehrlich, Jane Lubchenco, Zeray Alemseged, John McCosker, Jill Tarter, and Andrea Ghez.
Jeff Koseff, William Alden Campbell and Martha Campbell Professor, School of Engineering and Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) in 1984 and served as the founding Perry L. McCarty Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment from 2003 to 2016. Koseff's research in environmental fluid mechanics focuses on the interaction between physical and biological systems in natural aquatic environments. Appointed Chair of CEE in 1995, he assumed the role of Senior Associate Dean of the School of Engineering from 1999 to 2002. He is the recipient of seven teaching awards from Stanford, became a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2015, and received the Richard W. Lyman Award from Stanford University the same year
More information about the selections on the California Academy of Sciences website.