Kiran Mazumdar Shaw have been chosen as Foreign Members to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). NAE is a US-based private, independent, and non-profit institution, which is a part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and provides engineering leadership in service to the nation.
Reacting to the announcement, Dr Mazumdar-Shaw noted that she is humbled to receive this recognition. She tweeted ‘‘Just learnt of my induction to the National Academy of Engineering NAE – a huge honour – I am humbled to be elected to this prestigious body.’’
This year, the National Academy of Engineering has elected 86 new members and 18 foreign members, taking the count to 2297 U.S. members and 272 foreign members. The new members would be formally inducted in a ceremony at the Academy’s annual meeting in Washington D.C., on the 6th October 2019.