Bonnie Berger elected to NAS

Bonnie Berger

This week MIT professor Bonnie Berger was elected to the National Academy of Sciences (AAAS) for her “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.” She joins a new class of 146 members, including 26 internationally.

Berger is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and heads up MIT’s Computation and Biology group. Her research interests include designing algorithms to gain biological insights from recent advances in automated data collection and the subsequent large data sets drawn from them. She is also an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.