CISTAR Team Member Elected as Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Science

The Center for Innovative and Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources (CISTAR) congratulates C. Jeffrey Brinker of the University of New Mexico and CISTAR team member as he has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Brinker will officially be inducted into the Academy in October of this year.
Membership to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences is considered a high honor of scholarly and societal merit and is awarded through petition, review and election from current fellows. According to the Academy’s website, fellows are chosen from a wide-range of disciplines and professions: mathematics, the physical and biological sciences, medicine, the social sciences and humanities, business, government, public affairs, and the arts. Of the 4,600 Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, there are more than 250 Nobel laureates and 60 Pulitzer Prize winners.
Brinker, a Distinguished Professor and Regents’ Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of New Mexico, has a joint appointment with Sandia National Laboratories as Laboratory Fellow. He is also a member of the National Academy of Engineers and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.