6. May 2022
Peter Hegemann becomes member of NAS and AAA&S
© Hector Fellow Academy

Hegemann elected by the National Academy of Sciences and the Ameri­can Academy of Arts and Sciences

On May 3, 2022, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) issued a press release announc­ing the election of 120 members and 30 inter­na­tional members, recog­niz­ing them for their outstand­ing and contin­u­ing research accom­plish­ments. With the election, Hector Fellow Peter Hegemann becomes one of 517 Inter­na­tional Members of the Academy of Sciences.

The National Academy of Sciences is a nonprofit society of distin­guished scien­tists. Founded in 1863 by an act of Congress signed by Presi­dent Abraham Lincoln, it advises the USA on science and technology.

On April 28, 2022, the Ameri­can Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S) issued a press release announc­ing the election of 261 new members and 37 Inter­na­tional Honorary Members. Hector Fellow Peter Hegemann is part of the distin­guished scien­tists elected as part of the group of Inter­na­tional Honorary Members. The official induc­tion ceremony will take place in 2023.

Founded in 1780 at the initia­tive of John Adams and James Bowdoin, the Ameri­can Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest acade­mies of science in the United States. Members are recog­nized for their achieve­ments and leader­ship in the fields of science, the arts, indus­try, politics, and research.

We congrat­u­late Peter Hegemann on these awards!