The rank of Fellow is the highest recognition that the NASA Ames Research Center can bestow upon one of its own for a lifetime of intellectual accomplishments. The Fellows are an elite group of Ames people who have built a global reputation for excellence in their scientific and engineering research.
The 2012 Ames Fellow Inductees include Dr. Louis J. Allamandola, Dr. Wayne R. Johnson, Dr. Baruch S. Blumberg and Dr. Hans Mark.
Dr. Louis Allamandola is an internationally acclaimed scientist whose work revolutionized human understanding of materials in the universe. He has stood on the forefront as our understanding of the universe evolved from a hydrogen-dominated physicists' view in the early 1970s to the chemically rich and diverse molecular universe we know today.
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