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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 38 University of Minnesota faculty elected as members.

Member
Department
Date
Sarah E. Hobbie
Ecology, Evolution & Behavior
2013
Larry Edwards Geology & Geophysics
2011
A. Stephen Polasky
Ecology, Evolution & Behavior / Applied Economics
2010
David L. Kohlstedt
Geology & Geophysics
2009
Donald Truhlar
Chemistry
2009
Allen Goldman
Physics and 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 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
Herbert 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 Crawford, Jr. 
Chemistry
1956
Maurice B. Visscher 
Physiology
1956
Alfred O. C. Nier 
Physics
1950
Lee I. Smith 
Chemistry
1944
John Torrance Tate 
Physics
1942
Ross A. Gortner 
Biochemistry
1935
Elvin C. Stakman 
Plant Pathology 
1934
Samuel Lind 
Chemistry
1930
     

(updated December 2014)

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