AAAS Fellow, 2017
Andrea Grotolli, professor in the School of Earth Sciences, was elected as a 2017 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for her distinguished contributions to the field of coral reef status and resilience, and to coral biogeochemistry pertaining to climate change, surface seawater warming and ocean acidification.
AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific organization, has named fellows every year since 1874, with notable previous fellows including Thomas Edison, Margaret Mead and James Watson. It is one of the most prestigious honors given to U.S. researchers who have made exceptional efforts to advance science. Fellows are selected by their academic peers.