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Zhenan Bao elected to National Academy of Sciences

Zhenan Bao

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced 124 newly elected members, including seven Stanford University researchers. Scientists are elected to the NAS by their peers “in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.” The NAS provides advice to the United States government on matters related to science and technology.

Zhenan Bao: the K. K. Lee Professor in the School of Engineering and professor of chemical engineering and, by courtesy, of materials science and engineering and of chemistry. Bao is a member of Stanford Bio-X, the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance, the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, and the Maternal & Child Health Research Institute; a senior fellow of the Precourt Institute for Energy; an affiliate of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; and a faculty fellow of Sarafan ChEM-H.