American Academy of Nursing serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy, practice and science through organizational excellence and effective nursing leadership. American Academy of Nursing Fellows are recognized for their extraordinary nursing careers and are among the nation's most highly-educated citizens: more than 90% hold doctoral degrees and the rest have completed masters programs. Texas A&M University proudly recognizes the six College of Nursing leaders among those ranks.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) was founded in 2010 to recognize and encourage inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, support the disclosure of intellectual property, educate and mentor innovative students, and translate the inventions of its members to benefit society. To date, the NAI has elected 9 new Fellows and 8 Senior Members at Texas A&M University.
Texas A&M University recognizes its four new National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine members. With the election of these four new members, Texas A&M proudly numbers 12 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 23 members of the National Academy of Engineering, and three members of the National Academy of Medicine on its faculty, including three who are members of two academies bringing the total to 35. The presence of National Academy members on its current faculty elevates the research and educational climate and capacity of the University for new advances in science, engineering, and medicine. Read More
Two Texas A&M University deans have been elected to the National Academy of Construction for championing construction science education and enhancing the strength and well-being of the construction industry. Jorge Vanegas, dean of the College of Architecture, and Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, are among 38 new members of this elite group. Academy membership numbers fewer than 1% of the nation’s engineering and construction professionals. Read More.
Texas A&M University is proud to recognize Distinguished Professor Donald Darensbourg, Department of Chemistry as a newly elected member to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences now making our number 10. He now joins the 4895 plus active fellows. Read More.