11/20/2017 Ma named AAAS fellow Written By: Staff Departments: Electrical & Computer Engineering Categories Awards The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected Zhenqiang (Jack) Ma, Lynn H. Matthias Professor and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in electrical and computer engineering, as AAAS fellow. The AAAS honored Ma for his distinguished contributions to the field of flexible electronics, particularly for inventing fast flexible electronics, flexible optoelectronics and nanomembrane-based photonics. AAAS fellows are recognized by their peers for significant contributions to their fields and the scientific endeavor as a whole. AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific society, has elected distinguished members as fellows since 1874. This year’s fellows will be honored at the organization’s annual meeting on Feb. 17, 2018, in Austin, Texas.