Diane McKnight is one of three CU-Boulder faculty members who have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for 2009. McKnight was honored for her outstanding contributions to coupled biogochemical and hydrologic processes. The three new AAAS fellows were among 531 AAAS fellows elected by their peers for efforts to advance science or foster applications deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.
Founded in 1848, AAAS works to advance science for human well-being through its projects, programs and publications in the areas of science policy, science education and international scientific cooperation. AAAS includes 262 affiliated societies and academies of science serving 10 million individuals and publishes the journal Science.