TAMEST Welcomes Four New Members Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

New NAE Members

TAMEST congratulates four new members on their election to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions afforded to an engineer. This year, the NAE elected 114 new members and 21 international members, which brought the total U.S. membership to 2,310 and the number of international members to 332.

TAMEST will welcome these and other new members at the opening reception of the TAMEST 2025 Annual Conference in Irving, Texas.

Their election brings the current TAMEST membership to 345.

Meet our new NAE members: 

Noel Thomas Clemens, Ph.D. (NAE), Clare Cockrell Williams Centennial Chair in Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, The University of Texas at Austin.

For laser-based measurements to understand and control high-speed reactive and nonreactive flows.

Vicki A. Hollub (NAE), President and Chief Executive Officer, Oxy (Occidental Petroleum Corp.)

For leadership in energy company management and advocating for carbon management solutions.

Eugene Francis Kranz (NAE), Director (retired), Mission Operations, NASA Johnson Space Center

For establishing the principles and mission control procedures for manned spaceflight operations.

James M. Tour, Ph.D. (NAE), T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Chemistry, Rice University

For synthesis, fabrication, properties, applications and commercialization of novel forms of carbon and their composites and derivatives.


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