New Haven, Conn. — Eleven Yale professors were among the 35 new members elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) last month. Founded in 1976, CASE is a nonprofit, public service institution patterned after the National Academy of Sciences. The academy identifies and studies issues and technologies that concern the people of Connecticut. The institution is comprised of distinguished scientists and engineers from Connecticut, and is limited to 400 members.

The 11 Yale faculty members honored were:

Charles H. Ahn, PhD, William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Applied Physics and Physics

Karen S. Anderson, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology

Charles D. Bailyn, PhD, A. Bartlett Giamatti Professor of Astronomy and Physics

Thomas O. Carpenter, MD, Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology), Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, Yale School of Medicine; Clinical Professor

Peter Cresswell, PhD, Eugene Higgins Professor of Immunobiology, and Professor of Cell Biology and Dermatology

Debra A. Fischer, PhD, Professor of Astronomy

Robert S. Galvin, MD, Adjunct Professor, Medicine and Health Policy

Jeffrey R. Gruen, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Genetics, & Investigative Medicine

Charles J. Lockwood, MD, Anita O'Keefe Young Professor of Women's Health and Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Ruslan M. Medzhitov, David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology

Paul R. Van Tassel, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering


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