August 22, 2013
Ares J. Rosakis, Theodore von Karman Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering as well as the Otis Booth Leadership Chair of the EAS Division, has been elected into the European Academy of Sciences and Arts under the class of Technical and Environmental Sciences. The Academy focuses on interdisciplinary discussion across specialist areas, ideologies and scientific cultures as well as promoting transnational dialog and visionary developments of new scientific knowledge and academic thinking.
The 1,500 members of the academy are allocated in 7 classes, which are: Humanities, Medicine, Arts, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences/Law/Economics, Technical/Environmental Sciences and World Religions. Among the 1,500 members are 29 Nobel Prize winners as well as Pope Benedict XVI, who joined as Cardinal in 1992.