Professor elected to National Academy of Engineering

By Staff

Daniel Baker, aprofessor of astrophysical and planetary sciences and director of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado at Boulder, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his leadership in studies, measurements and predictive tools for the Earth's radiation environment and its impact on U.S. security. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Baker is one of 68 members and nine foreign associates to be elected this year.