Thomas Eisner#


Thomas Eisner
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:tel4 'at' cornell.edu
Membership Number:1628
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:teisner
Elected:1994
Homepage:http://www.nbb.cornell.edu/neurobio/eisner/eisner.html



Thomas Eisner passed away March 25, 2011

Positions held
  • Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Chemical Ecology at Cornell University
  • Director of the Cornell Institute for Research in Chemical Ecology (CIRCE)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Chemical Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Behavior
  • Conservation

Honours and Awards
  • Newcomb Cleveland Prize (1967)
  • National Academy of Sciences, member (1969)
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences, fellow (1969)
  • Professor of Merit Award, Cornell University (1973)
  • Honorary Ph.D. Univ. Wurzburg, Germany (1982)
  • Honorary Ph.D. Univ. Zurich, Switzerland (1983)
  • Honorary Ph.D. Univ. Goteborg, Sweden (1989)
  • Honorary Ph.D. Drexel Univ., USA (1992)
  • Karl Ritter von Frisch Medal, Federal Republic of Germany (1988)
  • Centennial Medal, Harvard University (1989)
  • Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (1990)
  • National Medal of Science (1994)
  • Foreign Member, Academia Europaea (1995)
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Institute of Biological Sciences (1996)
  • Foreign Member, Royal Society of London (1997)
  • Green Globe Award, Rainforest Alliance (1997)
  • Winner, Best Science Book, 2004 Independent Publisher Book Award. For Love of Insects, (Harvard Univ.Press)
  • Lewis Thomas Prize, Rockefeller University (2005)
  • Grand Prix de la Fondation de la Maison de la Chimie (2006)
  • John J. Carty Award (2008)


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