Eight faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences May 6, 2011 0 Comments Share tweet The Daily News Staff By: The Daily News Staff Eight faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), an honorific society of researchers in scientific and engineering fields who are “dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology,” according to its website. It is one of the highest honors an American researcher can receive. The faculty members are chemistry professor Keith Hodgson, psychology professor Ellen Markman, biology professor Susan McConnell, mechanical engineering professor Parviz Moin, political science professor Barry Weingast and School of Medicine professors David Kingsley, Brian Kobilka and Robert Malenka Ph.D. ’82 M.D. ‘83. The Stanford professors are among 72 new members elected to the NAS. –Tyler Brown Barry Weingast Brian Kobilka David Kingsley Ellen Markman Keith Hodgson National Academy of Sciences Parviz Moin Robert Malenka Susan McConnell 2011-05-06 The Daily News Staff May 6, 2011 0 Comments Share tweet Subscribe Click here to subscribe to our daily newsletter of top headlines.