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Election to the academy is among the highest distinctions for an engineer.

Three faculty members in the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science – Ann KaragozianStanley Osher, and Ali Sayed – have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, among the highest professional honors that can be accorded to an American engineer. The academy announced its 2018 class  of 83 members and 13 foreign members on Feb. 7.

Stanley J. Osher, distinguished professor of mathematics, with appointments in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and chemical and biomolecular engineering.
For contributions to imaging, computer vision, and graphics including level-set methods and efficient compressed sensing.

Ann R. Karagozian, distinguished professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
For contributions to combustion and propulsion, education of future aerospace engineers, and service to the country

Ali H. Sayed, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at UCLA, currently on leave of absence. Dean of engineering at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, in Switzerland.
For contributions to the theory and applications of adaptive signal processing.

With their election, the school now includes 38 affiliated faculty members who are members of  the academy.