On May 1, 2024, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced its newly elected members. MSE's Prof. R. Ramesh is one of them! Prof. Ramesh became one of the very few scholars who earned membership in both NAS and NAE (the National Academy of Engineering). Election to the National Academy is one of the highest honors in the scientific field. Members of the NAS serve as advisers to the nation and to the federal government on science, engineering, and medicine. The full list of the new NAS members is at