Eleven Yale faculty members, including six from the School of Medicine, were elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering in April in recognition of their contributions to the advancement of science. Scientists and engineers elected to the academy must achieve distinction through original contributions to theoretical or applied science or engineering.
The newly elected members, who were introduced at the academy’s annual meeting at the New England Air Museum in May, are Michael Donoghue, Ph.D., the G. Evelyn Hutchinson Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and vice president for West Campus Planning and Program Development; Peter Jones, Ph.D., the James E. English Professor of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics; John H. Krystal, M.D. ’84, the Robert L. McNeil Jr. Professor of Translational Research; Lynne J. Regan, Ph.D., professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry and of chemistry; Peter Salovey, Ph.D., University Provost and the Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology; William C. Sessa, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology; Robert S. Sherwin, M.D., the C.N.H. Long Professor of Medicine and director of the Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center; Abraham Silberschatz, Ph.D., chair and Sidney J. Weinberg Professor of Computer Science; Joann B. Sweasy, Ph.D., professor of therapeutic radiology and genetics; William V. Tamborlane, M.D., FW ’77, professor and section chief of pediatric endocrinology; and Kyle T. Vanderlick, Ph.D., dean of the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science and professor of chemical engineering.