Kovacs and Stoll elected as AAAS Fellows

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Professors Julie Kovacs and Stefan Stoll were recently elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Julia A. Kovacs

Professor Kovacs was elected “for distinguished contributions to synthetic bioinorganic chemistry in defining the role of thiolate ligands in oxygen activation by metalloenzymes and their models.” To learn more about Professor Kovac’s research, please visit her faculty page and her research group website.

Stefan Stoll

Professor Stoll was elected “for distinguished contributions to advancing the discipline of chemistry through developing and disseminating novel techniques in electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy.” To learn more about Professor Stoll's research, please visit his faculty page and his research group website.

Kovacs and Stoll were elected along with three other scientists from the University of Washington and are among 564 new fellows from around the world, who are recognized for “their scientifically and socially distinguished achievements” in science and engineering.

For more information about the UW personnel elected into the 2021 class of AAAS Fellows, see “Four UW faculty members, incoming Burke Museum leader named 2021 AAAS fellows” by UW News. 

The list of 2021 Fellows, as well as a list of all past and present Fellows, is available on the AAAS Fellows Listing and more information about this honor can be found in the AAAS announcement.