Answered By: Linda Beninghove
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2015     Views: 28

Unfortunately there is no definitive "one stop shop" for this information, but here are a few recommended resources.  We'll add more resources as we learn more.

National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies - click on Members - Find a Member - Class of 2012 (or most recent year) to find recently elected members.  Remember that people are elected based on their cumulative work, not necessarily just on recent achievements.  From the NAE website:  "Election to National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer. Members have distinguished themselves in business and academic management, in technical positions, as university faculty, and as leaders in government and private engineering organizations. Members are elected to NAE membership by their peers (current NAE members)."

National Academy of Sciences of the National Academies

The Chronicle of Higher Education - from The Chronicle website:  "The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators."

The Royal Society - from The Royal Society's website:  "The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine."

AAUP - American Society of University Professors

Academe: Magazine of the AAUP - available in full text through the library's subscription to the Academic Search Premier database.  The Academe Blog is available on the AAUP website.

IAUP - International Association of University Presidents

A citation search using the Web of Science database and Scopus database may be very useful to help you understand the impact a professor or researcher has had in his or her academic field.  You can also find out about the research output of a particular university using these databases.

If you have any questions, please contact a librarian.  We'll be happy to help you find the information you need.

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