CIRES Director named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
CIRES Director Konrad Steffen has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year AAAS has awarded 539 members this honor because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. New Fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a gold and blue (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette pin on Saturday, 18 February from 8 to 10 a.m. at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the 2012 AAAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Former CIRES Fellow Pieter Tans, currently a senior scientist in NOAA's Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory also received the honor. This year's AAAS Fellows will also be formally announced in the AAAS News and Notes section of the journal Science on 23 December 2011.