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February 20, 2007 > UCal professors named to National Academy of Engineering

UCal professors named to National Academy of Engineering

San Francisco Business Times, February 15_Three members of the University of California, Berkeley faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for outstanding achievements in their fields.

The three are Eric Brewer, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, John Morris, professor of materials science and engineering, and Paul Wright, professor of mechanical engineering.

Academy membership honors individuals for outstanding contributions in engineering.
Brewer was chosen for the design of highly scalable Internet services, Morris for advancing our understanding of the strength and toughness of materials, and Wright for the invention of the first open-architecture control of manufacturing systems, and the development of Internet-based CAD/CAM systems.

The additions bring the number of U.C. Berkeley faculty members in the academy to 85. Total U.S. membership is 2,217, and foreign associates number 188.

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