The US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has elected 120 members and 30 international members at the conclusion of the Academy’s 159th Annual Meeting in May 2022. Among those elected this year were: 

Amir Dembo, professor of mathematics and statistics and the Marjorie Mhoon Fair Professor of Quantitative Science, in the department of mathematics at Stanford University;

Alice Guionnet, Research Director at CNRS, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (citizen of France); and

Sara van de Geer, full professor and chair of the Seminar for Statistics in the department of mathematics, ETH Zürich (citizen of The Netherlands).

Members are elected to the NAS in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honours that a scientist can receive.

Those elected bring the total number of active members to 2,512 and the total number of international members to 517. International members are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the United States.