Professor Judea Pearl Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Professor Judea Pearl has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments. Judea is one of six UCLA faculty elected to the Academy's 2012 class: two from the field of mathematics and two from biology and human genetics; one from the field of English literature, and of course, Judea's field is artificial intelligence.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has a 230-plus year history of recognizing some of the world's most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate and philanthropic leaders. Current membership includes more than 250 Nobel laureates and more than 60 Pulitzer Prize winners.