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Zhenan Bao Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Zhenan Bao

Stanford Report

WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 120 members and 24 international members in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Those elected today bring the total number of active members to 2,617 and the total number of international members to 537. International members are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the United States.

The list of newly elected members and their affiliations at the time of election can be found at the National Academy of Sciences.

Congratulations to Zhenan Bao for her election to the National Academy of Sciences! Zhenan Bao joined Stanford University in 2004. She is currently a K.K. Lee Professor in Chemical Engineering, and with courtesy appointments in Chemistry and Material Science and Engineering. She was the Department Chair of Chemical Engineering from 2018-2022. She founded the Stanford Wearable Electronics Initiative (eWEAR) and is the current faculty director. She is also an affiliated faculty member of Precourt Institute, Woods Institute, ChEM-H and Bio-X. Professor Bao received her Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from The University of Chicago in 1995 and joined the Materials Research Department of Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies. She became a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in 2001. Professor Bao currently has more than 700 refereed publications and more than 80 US patents with a Google Scholar H-index 213.

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