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  • 228th Induction Ceremony - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Institutions and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password 228th Induction Ceremony Induction Cambridge MA Saturday October 11 2008 Click speaker names for individual audio Speakers Introduction by Arthur Gelb James Harris Simons President and Founder Renaissance Technologies 8 min Introduction by David D Sabatini Peter S Kim President Merck Research Laboratories 10 min Introduction by Eric J Sundquist Susan C Athey Professor of Economics Harvard University 9 min Introduction by Carol Gluck Earl Lewis Provost Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Asa Griggs Candler Professor of History and African American Studies Emory University 6 min Introduction by Gerald Rosenfeld Indra K Nooyi Chairman and Chief Executive Officer PepsiCo 5 min Upcoming Meetings and Other Events View the Academy calendar of upcoming meetings and events Friday Forum

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  • Science Results from the Mars Exploration Rover Mission - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    User Name Password Forgot your password Science Results from the Mars Exploration Rover Mission Stated Meeting Cambridge MA Wednesday April 9 2008 Click speaker names for individual audio Introduction Claude Canizares 5 min is Bruno Rossi Professor of Physics Vice President for Research and Associate Provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology He oversees more than a dozen interdisciplinary research laboratories and centers including the MIT Lincoln Laboratory the Broad Institute the Plasma Science and Fusion Center Haystack Observatory and the Division of Health Sciences and Technology He is also Associate Director of the Chandra X ray Observatory Center and a principal investigator on NASA s Chandra X ray Observatory He has received several awards including decoration for Meritorious Civilian Service to the U S Air Force two NASA Public Service Medals and the Goddard Medal of the American Astronautical Society He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the International Academy of Astronautics and a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 2004 Speaker Steven W Squyres 27 min is the Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University He serves as the principal scientific investigator of NASA s Mars Exploration Rover Project which landed the twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity on Mars in January 2004 He has participated in numerous planetary spacecraft missions including the Voyager mission to Jupiter and Saturn the Magellan mission to Venus the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous mission and the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter He is the author of Roving Mars Spirit Opportunity and the Exploration of the Red Planet He has been honored with the Harold C Urey Prize the Carl Sagan Award of the American Astronautical Society the National

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  • The Research Library in the Information Age - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Bailyn 12 min whose historical work centers on early American history the American Revolution and the Atlantic World in the pre industrial era is Adams University Professor emeritus at Harvard University He has taught at Harvard since 1953 becoming Professor in 1961 and Winthrop Professor of History in 1966 a position he held until 1981 when he became the first Adams University Professor His numerous books have won several awards including the Bancroft Pulitzer twice and National Book Prizes His most recent book is Atlantic History Concept and Contours 2005 A Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh he is a Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences the Academia Europaea and the Mexican Academy of History and Geography Appointed the Jefferson Lecturer by the NEH in 1998 he delivered the first Millennium Lecture at the White House He served as President of the American Historical Association in 1981 and was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 1963 Speaker Robert Darnton 52 min is Carl H Pforzheimer University Professor at Harvard University and Director of the Harvard University Library An alumnus of Harvard College and Harvard s Society of Fellows a former Rhodes Scholar and MacArthur Fellow and Chevalier of France s Légion d Honneur Darnton is an internationally recognized scholar on the history of the book and the literary world of Enlightenment France He is the author of numerous books and articles including Mesmerism and the End of the Enlightenment in France 1968 The Business of Enlightenment A Publishing History of the Encyclopédie 1979 The Literary Underground of the Old Regime 1982 The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History 1984 The Kiss of Lamourette Reflections in Cultural History 1989 Revolution

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  • The Art and Science of Conservation - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Art Institute the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University the Harvard University Art Museums and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences Speakers Jerry Podany Jorge Silvetti and Robert Campbell In order of appearance 38 min Jerry Podany joined the J Paul Getty Museum in 1978 and became Senior Conservator of Antiquities Conservation in 1986 An adjunct professor at the University of Southern California he lectures and teaches internationally on the subject of conservation and collections care within museums Podany is President of the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and Past President of the American Institute for Conservation He has served on numerous committees and professional boards of directors He publishes widely on aspects of object conservation archaeological site preservation the history of restoration and on issues related to disaster mitigation and seismic protection of collections Jorge Silvetti is a Principal of the architectural firm Machado and Silvetti Associates which he co founded in 1974 Since 1975 he has also taught architecture at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University where he became Professor of Architecture in Design and Design Theory in 1983 He was Director of the Master of Architecture program at Harvard from 1985 to 1989 and was named Nelson Robinson Jr Professor of Architecture in 1990 From 1995 to 2002 he chaired the Department of Architecture at Harvard His writings have appeared in numerous architectural and urban design magazines including Oppositions Controspazio Daidalos Metamorfosi Harvard Architectural Review and Assemblage A juror for the Pritzker Architectural Prize from 1996 to 2004 he regularly serves on juries for architectural competitions and awards The first person to receive Progressive Architecture awards in all three categories of architecture urban design and research he was

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  • Science, Policy, & the Media - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Science Policy the Media Stated Meeting Cambridge MA Wednesday February 13 2008 Click speaker names for individual audio Introduction Emilio Bizzi 7 min is Institute Professor at MIT where he has been a member of the faculty since 1969 A neuroscientist whose research focuses on movement control and the neural substrate for motor learning he has published book chapters abstracts and over 165 articles in refereed journals He is a trustee of the Neurosciences Research Foundation Inc a member of the Board of Scientific Advisors for NYU s Center for Neural Science and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Motor Behavior the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience and many others He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences a member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and a member of the Harvard University Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences and serves as its 44th President Speaker Donald Kennedy 40 min has served as Editor in Chief of Science magazine since 2000 From 1980 to 1992 he was President of Stanford University where he currently is Bing Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science and Policy He served as Commissioner of the U S Food and Drug Administration from 1977 to 1979 and has been on the Stanford faculty since 1960 A biologist by training Kennedy has focused his research on how the natural and social sciences can contribute to improving environmental practices and institutions in realms ranging from global climate change to the ecosystem impacts of alien marine species invasions He served on the National Commission for Public Service and the Carnegie Commission on Science Technology and Government and as a founding director of the Health Effects Institute

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  • The World’s Energy Problem and What We Can Do About It - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    November 20 2007 Click speaker names for individual audio Greetings Robert J Birgeneau 6 min became the ninth Chancellor of the University of California Berkeley in 2004 An internationally distinguished physicist he is a leader in higher education and is well known for his commitment to diversity and equity in the academic community Before coming to Berkeley Birgeneau served for four years as President of the University of Toronto He previously was Dean of the School of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he spent 25 years on the faculty He is a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences has received many awards for teaching and research and is among the most cited physicists in the world for his work on the fundamental properties of materials He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 1987 and was honored with the Academy s Founders Award in 2006 Speaker Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt Steven Chu 60 min became the sixth Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 2004 He is also Professor of Physics and Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California Berkeley In 1978 he joined the technical staff at AT T Bell Laboratories where he became the head of the Quantum Electronics Department and began his groundbreaking work in cooling and trapping atoms by using laser light In 1987 he joined the faculty of Stanford University where he became the Theodore and Francis Geballe Professor of Physics and Applied Physics in 1990 In 1997 he shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Claude Cohen Tannoudji of France and William D Phillips of the United States Their discoveries focusing on the so called optical tweezers laser trap were instrumental in the study of fundamental phenomena and in

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  • The Disappearance of Species - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    board member and former Chairman of Chicago s Public Television Station Channel 11 He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Introduction John Katzenellenbogen 2 min is the Swanlund Professor of Chemistry and an Affiliate of the Beckman Institute and Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign His research spans chemistry biology and medicine and involves analysis of steroid receptor structure and function use in various bioanalytical and biomedical applications Professor Katzenellenbogen prepared the first affinity labeling and subtype specific agents for the estrogen receptor has developed an extensive series of steroid receptor based agents for positron emission tomography PET obtained the first PET images of breast and prostate tumors and developed a PET imaging based hormone challenge test to predict breast cancer patient response to endocrine therapies He collaborates extensively with other researchers and has published more than 400 articles A recipient of three NIH MERIT Awards the Paul C Aebersold Award Cope Scholar Award Roy O Greep Lectureship Award and the E B Hershberg Award he is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1992 and serves as Vice President and Chair of the Academy s Midwest Region Speakers Neil H Shubin 12 min is Provost of Academic Affairs at The Field Museum He is also the Associate Dean of Organismal and Evolutionary Biology and the Robert R Bensley Professor at the University of Chicago He has found new fossils that change the way we think about many of the key transitions in evolution the reptile mammal transition the water land transformation and the origin of frogs salamanders turtles and flying reptiles His expeditions to Greenland Canada China much of North America and

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  • Nuclear Power without Nuclear Proliferation? - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    he co founded MIPS Computer Systems now MIPS Technologies which designs microprocessors At Stanford he has served as director of the Computer System Laboratory dean of the School of Engineering and provost He is a recipient of the 2000 John Von Neumann Medal the 2000 ASEE R Lamme Medal the 2001 Eckert Mauchly Award and the 2001 Seymour Cray Award He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the American Academy of Arts Sciences Moderator Scott Sagan 6 min is a professor of political science at Stanford University and co director of Stanford s Center for International Security and Cooperation Previously Sagan was a lecturer in the Department of Government at Harvard University and served as a special assistant to the director of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon He has also served as a consultant to the office of the Secretary of Defense and at the Sandia National Laboratory and the Los Alamos National Laboratory Sagan is also a member of the American Academy s Committee on International Security Studies Speakers William J Perry 6 min is the Michael and Barbara Berberian Professor at Stanford University as well as a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford He is also co director of the Preventive Defense Project at Stanford s Institute for International Studies Previously Perry served as Secretary of Defense from February 1994 to January 1997 He was also co director of Stanford s Center for International Security and Arms Control from 1988 to 1993 Perry is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Alexei

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