Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

John Baras elected AAAS Fellow


Professor John Baras (ECE/ISR) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in its Section on Engineering. Baras’s citation mentions accomplishments in the multiple fields that mark his career. It reads, "for distinguished contributions to the fields of systems and control, communication networks, network security, and leadership in establishing outstanding cross-disciplinary research and education programs." The Fellow certificate will be presented at the AAAS annual meeting in Chicago in February.

Baras is the fifth ISR faculty member to receive the award, joining ISR-affiliated Professors Cynthia Moss (Johns Hopkins University) and Ben Shneiderman (CS/UMIACS), former ISR-affiliated Professor V.S. Subrahmanian (CS/UMIACS), and Research Professor Emeritus Avis Cohen (Biology/ISR).

The AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society, founded in 1848, and includes some 262 affiliated societies and academies of science serving 10 million individuals. The tradition of AAAS fellows, who are chosen by their peers, began in 1874. The non-profit AAAS is open to all and fulfills its mission to "advance science and serve society" through initiatives in science policy; international programs; science education; and more.

Related Articles:
John Baras named AIAA Associate Fellow
Former postdoc Eirini Tsiropoulou named to IEEE ComSoc "rising stars" list
John Baras receives 2017 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal
John Baras receives AACC Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award
Dipankar Maity to receive Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award from UMD Graduate School
Tsiropoulou to join University of New Mexico faculty
John Baras wins 2017 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal
John S. Baras inducted into Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame
International Symposium on Networked Cyber-Physical Systems
Eirini Tsiropoulou is new postdoc

December 1, 2014


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

University of Maryland School of Engineering Announces Unprecedented Investment from A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

Alumni Naomi Leonard and Xiaobo Tan part of public lecture on underwater robotics

Clark School Spinout Developing Pediatric Cancer Drug Delivery System to Prevent Hearing Loss from Chemotherapy

UMD Solar Decathlon team takes 1st place in the U.S., 2nd place in the world

UMD Researchers Develop Stable, Robust Li-ion Battery Chemistry

Five ISR faculty part of $8 million NIH grant to combat hearing loss in older people

Building Together Announcement Garners Extensive Media Coverage

Maryland Power Electronics Laboratory participates in Maryland Manufacturing Day

The Home of the Future

Espy-Wilson's technology included in new Alcatel MOVE TIME smart watch

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar