Professional Society Fellows

The JPL Senior Research Scientists Council is exploring the possibility of assisting the nomination of qualified JPL employees to become Fellows of professional societies.  As part of this effort, we are in the process of identifying the employees that are currently such Fellows.  The following are JPL employees that have already been identified.  If your name is not included, or if the information below is incorrect, please send the related information to Shouleh Nikzad and Doug Bell.


Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

  • Martin B. Barmatz

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

  • Paul Dimotakis
  • David Halpern
  • Torrence V. Johnson
  • Timothy W. Liu
  • Rosaly M. Lopes-Gautier
  • Daniel McCleese
  • Graeme L. Stephens
  • Paul R. Weissman
  • Michael Werner

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

  • Vassilis Angelopoulos
  • Robert Carlson
  • Jean O. Dickey
  • James Famiglietti
  • Christian Frankenberg
  • Lee-Leung Fu
  • David Halpern
  • Torrence V. Johnson
  • Tim Liu
  • Dennis L. Matson
  • Dimitri A. Papanastassiou
  • Gilles Peltzer
  • Eric Rignot
  • John Rundle
  • David Schimel
  • Graeme L. Stephens
  • Bruce T. Tsurutani
  • Marco Velli

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

  • Josette Bellan
  • John Cassani
  • Paul Dimotakis
  • Charles Elachi
  • Dan Goebel
  • Fred Y. Hadaegh
  • Friouz Naderi
  • Sergio Pellegrino

American Meteorological Society (AMS)

  • Lee-Leung Fu
  • David Halpern
  • Timothy Liu
  • Graeme L. Stephens
  • Duane Waliser

American Physical Society (APS)

  • Douglas Bell
  • Ara Chutjian
  • Curt Cutler
  • Paul Dimotakis
  • Dan M. Goebel
  • Paulett C. Liewer
  • Shouleh Nikzad
  • John Prestage
  • Thomas A. Prince
  • John Rundle
  • Michele Vallisneri
  • Barbara Wilson

American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)

  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

  • Josette Bellan
  • Donald B. Bickler

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

  • Gerard J. Holzmann

British Interplanetary Society

  • Robert L. Staehle
  • Randii R. Wessen

British Royal Meteorological Society

  • Daniel McCleese
  • Tim (John) Schofield
  • Joao Teixeira

California Academy of Science

  • David Halpern

Cryogenic Society of America (CSA)

  • Ron Ross

Ecological Society of America (ESA)

  • David Schimel

Geological Society of America (GSA)

  • James Famiglietti
  • Matthew Golombek
  • Rosaly Lopes

Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)

  • Vilupanur A. Ravi

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

  • Stanley A. Butman (Communications Society)

  • Goutam Chattopadhyay (Microwave Theory and Techniques Society)

  • Dariush Divsalar

  • Steve Durden (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)

  • Charles Elachi (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Diane Evans (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Anthony Freeman (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Li Fuk (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Dan M. Goebel (Electron Devices Society)
  • Paul F. Goldsmith (Microwave Theory and Techniques Society)
  • Sarath Gunapala (Photonics Society)
  • Fred Y. Hadaegh (Control Systems Society)
  • Scott Hensley (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Eastwood Im (Geoscience & Remote Sensing; Antennas and Propagation Society)
  • Ronald Kwok (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Soren N. Madsen (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Larry H. Matthies (Robotics and Automation Society)
  • Imran I. Mehdi (Microwave Theory and Techniques Society)
  • Robert T. Menzies (Photonics Society)
  • Son V. Nghiem (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Eni G. Njoku (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Paul A. Rosen (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Peter Siegel (Microwave Theory and Techniques Society)
  • Jacob Van Zyl (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)
  • Vatche Vorperian
  • Sander Weinreb (Microwave Theory and Techniques Society)
  • Simon Yueh (Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society)

Institute of Navigation

  • Attila Komjathy

Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3)

  • Vilupanur A. Ravi

Institute of Physics (IOP)

  • Geoffrey K. James
  • Isik Kanik

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

  • Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu

International Association of Geodesy (IAG)

  • Richard S. Gross

Meteoritical Society

  • Dimitri A. Papanastassiou

National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

  • Dan Goebel

Royal Aeronautical Society (FRAeS)

  • Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu


  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen
  • Tien-hsin Chao
  • Sarath Gunapala
  • Hamid Hemmati
  • Pantazis Mouroulis
  • Rajeshuni Ramesham
  • Paul S. Schenker
  • David Ting

The Optical Society (OSA)

  • Yijiang Chen
  • Sarath Gunapala
  • Steve Macenka
  • Robert T. Menzies
  • Pantazis Mouroulis
  • Michael Shao