2021 News

Hughes elected Fellow of AAS

Feb 2, 2021

Distinguished Professor Jack Hughes, has been elected a 2021 Fellow of the American Astronomical Society.  Jack has the distinction of being in the first class of annually elected Fellows of the AAS.  AAS Fellows are recognized for their contributions toward the Society's mission of enhancing and sharing humanity's scientific understanding of the universe.

Jack’s citation reads: “For outstanding accomplishments in X-ray astronomy, including critical contributions to the development of the Chandra X-ray Observatory.”


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Congratulations to Jack on this well-deserved recognition.