National Academy of Sciences, elected member

Prize: Award or HonorLearned Society

Description

A private organization of fewer than 2,700 scientists and engineers, the National Academy of Sciences was established in 1863 by a congressional act of incorporation signed by Abraham Lincoln. The academy acts as an official adviser to the federal government, upon request, on any matter of science or technology.
Degree of recognitionNational
Granting OrganizationsNational Academy of Sciences

    Fingerprint