Chemical engineering professor Michael Doherty is one of three UC Santa Barbara faculty members who have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He joins chemist Joan-Emma Shea and economist Shelly Lundberg as part of a cohort of 261 new fellows and international members of the prestigious organization. Their selections bring to 45 the number of UC Santa Barbara faculty members who have been named fellows of the academy.
“On behalf of our UC Santa Barbara community, I am honored and delighted to congratulate Professors Michael Doherty, Shelly Lundberg, and Joan-Emma Shea on their election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest learned societies in the country,” said Chancellor Henry T. Yang. “This prestigious achievement is a deeply meaningful affirmation from their peers of their inspirational leadership in research, teaching, and service to our society.”