Bryant, Wing Inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Byron SpiceThursday, October 28, 2010

SCS Dean Randy Bryant and Computer Science Department Head Jeannette Wing were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences at a ceremony in Cambridge, MA, in early October. Founded in 1780, the academy,, is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems.

A third CMU faculty member, Joseph Kadane, emeritus professor of statistics and social sciences, also was inducted. In all, 210 new Fellows and 18 Foreign Honorary Members were inducted, including demographer and U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves; IBM Chairman and CEO Samuel Palmisiano; Ford Foundation President Luis UbiƱas; television journalist Christiane Amanpour; and university presidents Joseph Aoun (Northeastern University); Gene Block (University of California, Los Angeles); and John DeGioia (Georgetown University).

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