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Fellow of American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB)   |   Fellow of Optical Society of America (OSA)   |   Distinguished Fellow of American Economic Association (AEA)   |   Distinguished Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)   |   Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology   |   Fellow of American Ceramic Society   |   Fellow of American Chemical Society (ACS)   |   Fellow of American Finance Association (AFA)   |   Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)   |   Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)   |   Fellow of American Mathematical Society (AMS)   |   Fellow of American Physical Society (APS)   |   Fellow of American Psychological Association (APA)   |   Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)   |   Fellow of American Statistical Association (ASA)   |   Fellow of Association for Psychological Science (APS)   |   Fellow of Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)   |   Fellow of Ecological Society of America (ESA)   |   Fellow of Econometric Society   |   Fellow of Geological Society of America (GSA)   |   Fellow of Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)   |   Fellow of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)   |   Fellow of International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)   |   Fellow of International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)   |   Fellow of Linguistic Society of America (LSA)   |   Fellow of Materials Research Society (MRS)   |   Fellow of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)   |   Fellow of the Biophysical Society   |   Member of American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)   |   Member of Association of American Physicians (AAP)   |   Senior Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)   |  

Fellow of American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB)

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Established in 2007, the Fellow of ASPB award may be granted in recognition of distinguished and long-term contributions to plant biology and service to the Society by current members in areas that include research, education, mentoring, outreach, and professional and public service. Current members of ASPB who have contributed to the Society for at least 10 years are eligible for nomination. Recipients of the Fellow of ASPB honor, which may be granted to no more than 0.2% of the current membership each year, receive a certificate of distinction and a lapel pin.

Deadline: 2/17

Link: https://aspb-awards.secure-platform.com/a/


Fellow of Optical Society of America (OSA)

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OSA Members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics may be proposed for election to the class of Fellow. The number of Fellows is limited by the Society's bylaws to be no more than 10% of the total OSA Membership and the number elected each year is limited to approximately 0.5% of the current membership total.

Deadline: 6/15

Link: http://www.osa.org/en-us/awards_and_grants/fellow_members/


Distinguished Fellow of American Economic Association (AEA)

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The Award of Distinguished Fellow was instituted in 1965. Past Presidents of the Association and Walker Medalists shall be Distinguished Fellows. Additional Distinguished Fellows may be elected, but not more than four in any one calendar year from economists of high distinction in the United States and Canada.

Link: https://www.aeaweb.org/about-aea/honors-awards


Distinguished Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

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Distinguished Membership is the highest honor ASCE can bestow. It is reserved for civil engineers who are either ASCE Members or Fellows. One class of recipients is formally inducted annually.

A Distinguished Member is a person who has attained eminence in some branch of engineering or in the arts and sciences related thereto, including the fields of engineering education and construction.

Whether elected from the membership as a Society Fellow or Member, Distinguished Members (formerly called Honorary Members) are entitled to all the rights and privileges of the Society. The total number of Distinguished Members elected in any year should not exceed one for every 7,500 members. Members of the Board of Direction are ineligible for election to honorary membership during their terms of active membership on the Board of Direction.

Deadline: 10/01

Link: http://www.asce.org/distinguished_members/


Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

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Fellows are elected through a highly selective, annual, peer review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. A Committee on Elections, consisting of Fellows of the Academy who are elected by the membership, reviews all nominations for Fellowship and recommends to the Board of Governors what action should be taken.

Each elected Fellow has built an exemplary career in basic and applied research, teaching, clinical and public health, industry or government service. Election to Fellowship indicates recognition of distinction in microbiology by one’s peers. Over 200 Academy Fellows have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, while many have also been honored with Nobel Prizes, Lasker Awards, and the National Medal of Science.

Fellows are asked to serve as a primary nominator for a maximum of two (2) fellowship nominations per cycle. For questions or clarifications, please contact academy@asmusa.org.

Fellows are elected through a rigorous peer-review process and selected based on outstanding records of scientific achievement and exceptional contributions to the advancement of microbiology.

Qualifications for Fellowship are:

  • An earned doctoral degree.
  • Senior professional standing recognized at the national or international level.
  • Outstanding and original contributions to the field of microbiology.

Outstanding contributions may be evidenced by distinguished scholarly achievement and a strong publication record, supported by strong professional and editorial board service; honorary, scientific, educational, clinical, and professional achievement awards; inventions; patents; and board certification.

Deadline: 10/01

Link: https://www.asm.org/index.php/aam-fellows


Fellow of American Ceramic Society

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Fellows shall be persons of good reputation who have reached their 35th birthday and who shall have been members of the Society at least five years continuously at the established nomination deadline date when nominated. They shall prove qualified for elevation to the grade of Fellow by reason of outstanding contributions to the ceramic arts or sciences; through broad and productive scholarship in ceramic science and technology, by conspicuous achievement in ceramic industry or by outstanding service to the Society.

Deadline: 8/30

Link: http://ceramics.org/?awards=society-fellows


Fellow of American Chemical Society (ACS)

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The selection of ACS Fellows is based on documented excellence and leadership in both of two areas: (1) the science, the profession, education, and/or management, and (2) volunteer service in the ACS community. Nomination documents must address both of these areas.

Nominees for ACS Fellows must be current members (including retired and emeritus members) in good standing of the American Chemical Society.

Primary and secondary nominators must be current members (including retired and emeritus members) in good standing of the American Chemical Society.

Deadline: 04/06

Link: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/fellows.html


Fellow of American Finance Association (AFA)

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In January, 2000, the Board of Directors of The American Finance Association instituted a Society of Fellows of the Association. The purpose of the society is to recognize those members who have made a distinguished contribution to the field of finance.

Since Fellows are selected by the membership for their contributions to the field of finance, and since this is the principal criterion for election as president, all living past presidents and all future presidents of the association are designated as Fellows. The list below contains all living past presidents and the Fellows selected since that date.

Each year, the Nominating Committee, chaired by the current president, solicits names from the membership and nominates a slate of no more than five candidates from which current Fellows elect a one new Fellow. Polling of the current Fellows is carried out by the immediate past-president prior to the next annual meeting.

Link: http://www.afajof.org/details/page/3720801/Fellows.html


Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

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Established in 1962, the Fellows program recognizes AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space sciences as valued by their peers and vetted by a committee of Fellows. The Fellows program serves to meet the need for identified authorities who could advise, upon request, the various government agencies and other organizations outside the Earth and space sciences. In addition, the program aims to motivate members to achieve excellence in research, thereby enhancing the prestige of AGU.

Nominees:

  • Must be a middle or senior career scientist
  • Eligible nominees’ AGU member join year is 2015 or earlier
  • Eligible nominees should be a current AGU member and have an active AGU membership for the previous 3 years
  • Primary criteria for evaluation in scientific eminence are: (1) breakthrough or discovery; (2) innovation in disciplinary science, cross-disciplinary science, instrument development, or methods development; and/or (3) sustained scientific impact
  • Compliance with AGU Conflict of Interest policy

Nominators:

  • Active AGU membership is required
  • Compliance with AGU Conflict of Interest policy
  • Duplicate nominations for one individual will not be accepted. However, one co-nominator is permitted (but not required) per nomination.

Deadline: 03/15/2018

Link: https://honors.agu.org/fellows/


Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)

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The College of Fellows – 1,500 individuals who are outstanding bioengineers in academia, industry, clinical practice, and government. These leaders in the field have distinguished themselves through their contributions in research, industrial practice and/or education. Most Fellows hail from the United States, but there are international Fellows. The Chair of the College leads the committee that plans the overall program at AIMBE’s Annual Event, held each spring in Washington.

Fellows are nominated each year by their peers and represent the top 2% of the medical and biological engineering community. They are considered the life-blood of AIMBE and work towards realizing AIMBE’s vision to provide medical and biological engineering innovation for the benefit of humanity.

Since AIMBE’s inception, over 1,500 esteemed individuals have been inducted to AIMBE’s College of Fellows. AIMBE’s College consists of clinicians, industry professionals, academics and scientists, who have distinguished themselves through their contributions in research, industrial practice and/or education. Fundamental to their achievements is the common goal of embracing innovation to improve the healthcare and safety of society.

Candidates Can Only Be Considered for Election by the College of Fellows if Nominated by an Existing Fellow. Fellows Are Encouraged to Nominate Candidates That Have Demonstrated Long-Lasting Contribution to Biomedical Engineering and Innovation. AIMBE Fellows Represent the Top 2 Percent of the Most Accomplished Leaders in the Field of Medical and Biological Engineering.

Deadline: 09/30

Link: http://aimbe.org/college-of-fellows/about/


Fellow of American Mathematical Society (AMS)

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The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.

Nominations for the 2019 class of the Fellows of the AMS will begin February 1, 2018. Please check back here, at that time, for full details.

Important points about the Fellows of the AMS selection process:

  • The AMS Fellows Selection Committee accepts nominations for Fellows between February 1 and March 31 each year.
  • New AMS Fellows are selected from among those nominated. The target number of new Fellows is determined by the AMS Council.
  • To be eligible for nomination to AMS Fellowship, an individual must be an AMS member for the year in which he or she is nominated as well as the prior year. The prior year's membership must be in place by July 31 of the prior year.

Deadline: 03/31

Link: http://www.ams.org/profession/ams-fellows/ams-fellows


Fellow of American Physical Society (APS)

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Any APS member in good standing as of January 1 of the preceding year is eligible for nomination and election to Fellowship. The criterion for election is exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise; e.g., outstanding physics research, important applications of physics, leadership in or service to physics, or significant contributions to physics education. Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one's professional peers.

Each nomination is evaluated by the Fellowship committee of the appropriate APS division, topical group or forum, or by the APS General Fellowship committee. After review by the full APS Fellowship Committee, the successful candidates are elected by APS Council.

The membership of APS is diverse and global, and the Fellows of the APS should reflect that diversity. Fellowship nominations of women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and scientists from outside the United States are especially encouraged.

Each January, once official membership counts are taken, a list of current members who are eligible for nomination and election to Fellowship will be uploaded into the nomination system. There is a minimum requirement of at least one year of continuous membership leading up to nomination year. To submit a nomination, members have to go to Fluid Review and log in with their APS website user information.

Deadline: 06/01

Link: https://www.aps.org/programs/honors/fellowships/index.cfm


Fellow of American Psychological Association (APA)

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Fellows shall be members of the association who are interested in the advancement of psychology as a science and as a profession and who have met the requirements described below.

Fellow status is an honor bestowed upon APA members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology. Fellow status requires that a person's work has had a national impact on the field of psychology beyond a local, state or regional level.

The Fellows Committee's recommendations are based on criteria established by the nominating division, if such criteria exist. In the absence of division criteria, established APA criteria are used. Although there must be a primary nominating division, a second division may submit statements of support for a nominee.

Nominations to initial fellow status are made by APA divisions. Each nominee's application materials are reviewed by the APA Fellows Committee which has the responsibility of making recommendations on each case the association's Board of Directors and Council of Representatives.

Nominees/applicants, please check with your divisions fellows chair prior to starting an application to confirm the deadline for submitting an application to the divisions. Division deadlines will be much earlier than the February deadline for division fellow chairs to submit applications to APA.

Criteria for Fellow Status

  • Doctoral degree based in part on a psychological dissertation.
  • Prior status as a member for at least one year, and nomination by a division to which the member belongs.
  • Active engagement in the advancement of psychology.
  • Five years of acceptable postdoctoral experience.
  • Evidence of unusual and outstanding contribution or performance in the field of psychology.

Link: http://www.apa.org/membership/fellows/apply.aspx


Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)

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The ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements.

Nominated by ASME Members and Fellows, an ASME Member has to have 10 or more years of active practice and at least 10 years of active corporate membership in ASME.

Deadline: 03/01; 06/01; 09/01; 12/01

Link: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/get-involved/honors-awards/fellows


Fellow of American Statistical Association (ASA)

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The designation of ASA Fellow has been a significant honor for nearly 100 years. Under ASA bylaws, the Committee on Fellows can elect up to one-third of one percent of the total association membership as fellows each year.

Individuals are nominated by their ASA-member peers. To be selected, nominees must have an established reputation and have made outstanding contributions to statistical science. The Committee on Fellows evaluates each candidate’s contributions to the advancement of statistical science and places due weight on the following:

  • Published works
  • Position held with employer
  • ASA activities
  • Membership and accomplishments in other societies
  • Professional activities

To be eligible for nomination, a person must be a current member of the ASA who has held continuous membership from March 1, 2015, to February 28, 2018.

Deadline: 03/01

Link: http://www.amstat.org/ASA/Your-Career/Awards/ASA-Fellows.aspx


Fellow of Association for Psychological Science (APS)

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Fellow status is awarded to APS Members who have made sustained outstanding contributions to the science of psychology in the areas of research, teaching, service, and/or application. Fellow status is typically awarded for one’s scientific contributions, but may also be awarded for exceptional contributions to the field through the development of research opportunities and settings. Candidates will be considered after 10 years of postdoctoral contribution.

APS Members may nominate another APS Member for Fellow status at any time. A committee consisting of APS Fellows from the diverse sub-disciplines of psychology reviews nominations. The APS Board of Directors votes on committee recommendations twice a year. The committee will notify nominators of the results.

Deadline: 10/15

Link: https://www.psychologicalscience.org/members/fellows


Fellow of Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

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Each year the AAAI recognizes a group of individuals who have made significant, sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence through the continuation of its Fellows program.

The AAAI Fellows Program, as originally chartered, honors a small percentage of the AAAI membership. Fellows are recognized as having unusual distinction in the profession.

Usually only members who have made contributions to the field for a decade or more will be selected in any year. A Fellow may be recognized for individual technical contributions or for having performed significant extended service for the AAAI. Evidence of technical contribution will often be in the form of technical results and publications, but other evidence will also be considered, such as patent awards or statements of longstanding contribution to an industrial group effort.

Fellows are selected by a Fellows Selection Committee comprising nine current Fellows, and chaired by the Past President of AAAI. One third of the members are replaced each year. The policies governing the operation of the Fellows Committee are under the review of the Executive Council. At the Executive Council meetings, the Fellows Committee Chair reviews current operations of the committee with the Council.

AAAI Members are eligible to nominate distinguished scientists for recognition as AAAI Fellows.

Deadline: 09/29

Link: https://aaai.org/Awards/fellows.php


Fellow of Ecological Society of America (ESA)

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Fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to a wide range of fields served by ESA, including, but not restricted to those that advance or apply ecological knowledge in academics, government, non-profit organizations and the broader society. They are elected for life.

Eligibility criteria

  • Any current regular member of ESA who has been a regular member of ESA for at least five years (not necessarily consecutive) is eligible to be nominated to be an ESA Fellow. For these purposes, a regular member is defined as a nonstudent, dues-paying member.
  • A nominee is expected to have been a member of the profession for at least 15 years. In most cases, this will be interpreted to mean 15 years from Ph.D.
  • Demonstrated excellence of contributions to one or several of the following areas: (1) research and discovery, (2) communication and outreach, education, and pedagogy, (3) application of ecology to management and policy.

Nomination procedures

The nomination of an individual to be an ESA Fellow must be made by three members of ESA excluding members of the Fellows Selection Committee. No ESA member can nominate more than two individuals. Nomination packets will be considered for three years in a row without resubmission, although nominators are welcome to submit updated (complete) packets.

Deadline: 11/02

Link: https://www.esa.org/esa/about/esa-awards/#squelch-taas-toggle-shortcode-content-13


Fellow of Econometric Society

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Active Fellows are eligible to vote in the Econometric Society Election of Fellows, and Officers and Council. Active Fellows are defined as those Fellows who have paid their membership dues for either the current or the previous year.

Active Fellows will receive an email on how to access the electronic ballot during the election period.

Deadline: 05/31

Link: https://www.econometricsociety.org/society/organization-and-governance/fellows/election-and-nomination-fellows


Fellow of Geological Society of America (GSA)

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Society Fellowship is an honor bestowed on the best of our profession by election at the spring GSA Council meeting. GSA members are nominated by existing GSA Fellows in recognition of their distinguished contributions to the geosciences through such avenues as publications, applied research, teaching, administration of geological programs, contributing to the public awareness of geology, leadership of professional organizations, and taking on editorial, bibliographic, and library responsibilities.

A member can be nominated for Fellowship only by a Fellow of the Society who initiates the process by completing the nominating sponsor's form and identifying two other Fellows, or one Fellow and one Member, who agree to support the nomination.

A nominee for Fellowship shall have had an established career; typically this means at least ten years of professional experience past their terminal (highest) degree in geology or related fields. Alternate career paths with a strong case will be considered.

Nominees for Fellowship will be selected from individuals who have been members for at least twelve months prior to nomination. Fellows are expected to maintain GSA membership.

In addition to professional experience, to meet the standards for Fellowship, it is the responsibility of the nominating sponsor to document or attest to the nominee's contributions to the science based on personal knowledge of the professional activities documented in that nominee's vitae and bibliography. This list is not intended to be exclusive or restrictive, but merely serve as a set of examples. Furthermore, the categories listed are not intended to represent any order of importance, but rather exemplify activities commonly presented as reasonable qualifications for Fellowship

Deadline: 02/01

Link: https://www.geosociety.org/GSA/About/awards/GSA_Fellows/GSA/Awards/Fellows.aspx


Fellow of Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

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IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation. Review the sections on this page to learn about the history of the IEEE Fellow grade, the elevation process, and how the program evolved through the years to become the program it is today.

At the time the nomination is submitted, a nominee must:

  • have accomplishments that have contributed importantly to the advancement or application of engineering, science and technology, bringing the realization of significant value to society;
  • hold IEEE Senior member or IEEE Life Senior member grade;
  • have been a member in good standing in any grade for a period of five years or more preceding 1 January of the year of elevation.

IEEE Fellow nominees are classified into the following four categories:

  • Application Engineer/Practitioner
  • Educator
  • Research Engineer/Scientist
  • Technical Leader

We only accept nominations through the Fellow online system. The nominator must submit a nomination before a reference or endorser can complete the support form.

Link: https://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/fellows/index.html


Fellow of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

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INFORMS Fellows are examples of outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and the management sciences. They have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments and made significant contributions to the advancement of OR/MS over a period of time. Their service to the profession and to INFORMS has culminated in election to the INFORMS Fellow Award.

A nominee for the Fellow Award must be a current full member or retired member of INFORMS and must have been a full or retired member for at least 10 years, not necessarily consecutive. However, long-term membership in INFORMS or ORSA or TIMS more than 10 years ago may mitigate a membership gap of a year or two during the last 10 at the discretion of the Organizing Committee.

The Fellow Award is reserved for distinguished individuals who have demonstrated outstanding and exceptional accomplishments and experience in operations research and the management sciences (OR/MS).

The contributions of a nominee will be evaluated in each of the following five categories; contributions must be outstanding in at least one category: Education; Service; Management; Research; Practice. Contributions to all of these areas will be evaluated, but in at least one area contributions must be truly outstanding. With rare exception, the nominee's contributions should extend over a period of years and not be limited to a single result. Except for very rare cases, because the award recipient is named an INFORMS Fellow, some service to INFORMS is a prerequisite for all nominees.

Deadline: 07/20

Link: https://www.informs.org/Recognizing-Excellence/Fellows


Fellow of International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)

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Each year, SPIE promotes members as new Fellows of the Society. SPIE will honor 71 new Fellows of the Society this year. Fellows are Members of distinction who have made significant scientific and technical contributions in the multidisciplinary fields of optics, photonics, and imaging. They are honored for their technical achievement, for their service to the general optics community, and to SPIE in particular. More than 1,200 SPIE members have become Fellows since the Society's inception in 1955.

According to the bylaws of SPIE, the Board of Directors may confer the grade of a Fellow on a member who has become distinguished through outstanding contributions in the relevant technologies, service to the Society, and service to the general optics and photonics community. The nominee shall be a Senior Member at the time the nomination is submitted and shall be a current voting member of the Society. There is no requirement for time in grade as a Senior Member.

Both Regular Members and Fellow Members in good standing may nominate individuals as candidates for promotion to SPIE Fellow.

Candidates meeting the above eligibility requirements who are nominated for promotion to the grade of Fellow of SPIE will be evaluated by the Society's Fellow Committee according to the following three categories. No individual is expected to meet all of the criteria listed under each category: Technical Accomplishment; Service to the General Optics Community; Service to SPIE.

Deadline: 9/15

Link: http://spie.org/about-spie/fellows-and-senior-members/fellows/fellows-nomination-criteria


Fellow of International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)

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Each year, SPIE promotes members as new Fellows of the Society. SPIE will honor 71 new Fellows of the Society this year. Fellows are Members of distinction who have made significant scientific and technical contributions in the multidisciplinary fields of optics, photonics, and imaging. They are honored for their technical achievement, for their service to the general optics community, and to SPIE in particular. More than 1,200 SPIE members have become Fellows since the Society's inception in 1955.

According to the bylaws of SPIE, the Board of Directors may confer the grade of a Fellow on a member who has become distinguished through outstanding contributions in the relevant technologies, service to the Society, and service to the general optics and photonics community. The nominee shall be a Senior Member at the time the nomination is submitted and shall be a current voting member of the Society. There is no requirement for time in grade as a Senior Member.

Both Regular Members and Fellow Members in good standing may nominate individuals as candidates for promotion to SPIE Fellow.

Candidates meeting the above eligibility requirements who are nominated for promotion to the grade of Fellow of SPIE will be evaluated by the Society's Fellow Committee according to the following three categories. No individual is expected to meet all of the criteria listed under each category: Technical Accomplishment; Service to the General Optics Community; Service to SPIE.

Deadline: 9/15

Link: http://spie.org/about-spie/fellows-and-senior-members/fellows/fellows-nomination-criteria


Fellow of Linguistic Society of America (LSA)

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Members of the Society who have made distinguished contributions to the discipline may be recognized as Fellows of the Linguistic Society of America. A member of the Society who has served as an Officer of the Society (i.e., President or Secretary-Treasurer), as Editor of Language or Semantics and Pragmatics, or as (co)Director of a Linguistic Institute, shall be recognized as a Fellow upon conclusion of service in that office. The initial set of Fellows shall include all current members of the Society who have held any of these offices.

In addition, up to eight members may be recognized as Fellows each year by the at-large members of the Executive Committee, who are to select from among eligible individuals nominated by any member of the Society in good standing. Current members are eligible for election if they have at least four years of continuous membership at the time of their nomination. Nominations may be made to the Secretariat, which will issue a call each year and prepare a list of nominees for consideration. The Secretariat will confirm that the nominee is a member in good standing before preparing the ballot.

Link: http://awards.acm.org/senior-members/nominations


Fellow of Materials Research Society (MRS)

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MRS seeks to recognize as MRS Fellows outstanding members whose sustained and distinguished contributions to the advancement of materials research are internationally recognized. It is intended that by representing excellence in science and engineering and dedication to the advancement of materials research, the MRS Fellows will exemplify the highest ideals of accomplishment and service embodied in the MRS Mission.

The nominee must be an MRS member in good standing at time of nomination and on January 1 of the year of selection, and must have held continuous membership for a period of five years preceding the year of selection. In exceptional, rare circumstances, these requirements may be waived.

The nomination must be written and submitted in English using an online submission site that will accept nominations from July 1 through August 1. If August 1 falls on a weekend, the next business day will serve as the deadline day.

There are many ways by which a person might make "sustained and distinguished contributions to the advancement of materials research," which is the fundamental criterion for attaining the title of MRS Fellow. Any or all types of accomplishment that have made significant contributions towards "the advancement of materials research," in its broadest sense, may appropriately be cited in the nomination. Success in the fellow selection process will be based upon the aggregate impact of all the achievements that have been convincingly described and supported in the nomination. "Advancement of materials research" may embrace not only the intellectual insights, scholarly publications, inventions or applications resulting from the nominee's materials research, but also the nurture and advancement of the institutions and programs that operate and support materials research, as well as the institutions and programs that support and strengthen the communities of people whose activities are linked with materials research and its consequences. "Materials research" and "materials communities" are here considered in their global context, although the specific impacts of the nominee's cited achievements may be domestic or international, as appropriate, and distinguished service to MRS is highly valued.

Deadline: 08/01

Link: http://www.mrs.org/mrsfellows


Fellow of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

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Goals of the SIAM Fellows Program

  • To honor SIAM members who are recognized by their peers as distinguished for their contributions to the discipline.
  • To help make outstanding SIAM members more competitive for awards and honors when they are being compared with colleagues from other disciplines.
  • To support the advancement of SIAM members to leadership positions in their own institutions and in the broader society.

SIAM designates as Fellows of the Society certain members who have made outstanding contributions to fields served by SIAM and the communities we represent.

Research excellence is one criterion for selection, but it is not meant to be the only one. The Fellows program is also intended to recognize excellence in industrial work (which might or might not involve traditional research), excellence in educational activities that reach a broad audience, or other forms of excellence directly related to the goals of SIAM.

The support of 3 current non-student members of SIAM is needed for nomination. Each current non-student member may make up to two nominations per year. Members of the Fellows Selection Committee and Major Awards Committee are not eligible to serve as nominators.

Deadline: 11/06

Link: https://www.siam.org/prizes/fellows/index.php


Fellow of the Biophysical Society

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This award honors the Society's distinguished members who have demonstrated sustained scientific excellence.

Nominee must demonstrate sustained scientific excellence. Nominee must be a member of the Society in good standing. Nominator must submit completed Nomination Form and required documents.

Deadline: 05/01

Link: http://www.biophysics.org/AwardsFunding/SocietyAwards/FellowoftheBiophysicalSocietyAward/tabid/501/Default.aspx


Member of American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)

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Membership in the ASCI is attained through a process of nomination and election, as mandated by the ASCI’s bylaws.

Nominations of eligible individuals must be proposed (and, in the case of Active and Foreign Associate nominations, seconded) by ASCI members. The ASCI Council reviews nominations and, from these, provides the Active membership with a recommendation of nominees for election. The nomination cycle is typically open mid-July through mid-September each year for potential election the following year.

The limit of new members each year is 80, as established in the Society’s bylaws. Beyond this, each Council determines the group that represents the best quality from the pool of nominations. The names of those who make the cutoff are then presented to the Active membership for a yes-or-no vote (the vote is for or against the entire list of nominees, not for or against each individual nominee). After the results are received and audited, the result is official.

Deadline: mid-September

Link: https://www.the-asci.org/membership


Member of Association of American Physicians (AAP)

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The Association of American Physicians is a nonprofit, professional organization founded in 1885 by seven physicians, including Dr. William Osler and Dr. William Henry Welch, for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.” The Association is composed of members who are leading senior physician scientists and are competitively selected. Currently we have over 1700 active members and approximately 600 emeritus and honorary members from the United States, Canada and other countries. The goals of its members include the pursuit of medical knowledge, and the advancement through experimentation and discovery of basic and clinical science and their application to clinical medicine. Each year, individuals having attained excellence in achieving these goals, are recognized by nomination for membership by the Council of the Association. Their election gives them the opportunity to share their scientific discoveries and contributions with their colleagues at the annual meeting.

Selection to membership in AAP is an indication of the pre‐eminence and the highest caliber of physician‐led science accomplishments and scientific leadership. An AAP member has led through innovative science whose goal is to improve health and medical care, in a sustained and impactful trajectory of transformational contributions, and/or has established a ground‐breaking field or field(s) that transforms the care of patients or the opportunity to build a patient’s health. Membership in AAP affords those elected recognition of stature and accomplishments and participation in an annual meeting of the full breadth of the pinnacle of physician science accomplishments. The meeting offers friendship and collegiality, the opportunity to foster the pipeline of ASCI and APSA members who are developing their careers as physician scientists, and the opportunity to envision together the future changes needed in the science led by physicians.

To be eligible for nomination, you have to be nominated by a member and seconded by a member. The nominee works with the nominator on the information required that is then submitted by the nominator.

Deadline: 10/16

Link: https://aap-online.org


Senior Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

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The Senior Members Grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 10 years of professional experience and 5 years of continuous Professional Membership who have demonstrated performance through technical leadership, and technical or professional contributions.

Prior to the submission deadline, a candidate must have accrued:

  • At least 10 years of professional experience in the computing field. The candidate's highest completed college degree counts toward that time as follows: 5 years for a doctorate, 4 for masters, 3 for baccalaureate, or 2 for associate degree
  • At least 5 years of continuous professional ACM membership (to verify membership eligibility, contact acmhelp@acm.org)

Successful candidates for Senior Member must have demonstrated performance through technical leadership, and technical or professional contributions. In general, this will be reflected in one or more of the following:

  • Technical leadership: project/engineering leadership, research leadership, education leadership, management, etc.
  • Technical contributions: publications in refereed journals or conference proceedings, textbooks, success product engineering/development, patents, standards, etc.
  • Professional contributions: service to professional societies, review committees, conference committees, standards committees, etc.
  • The candidate's description of his/her own accomplishments is reviewed and evaluated. However, the Committee gives particular weight to the supporting evidence provided by the endorsers, who must be individuals with personal knowledge of the candidate's work.

Candidates nominate themselves for Senior Member using the online nomination form.

Deadline: 12/03

Link: http://awards.acm.org/senior-members/nominations


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