UW-Madison Highly Prestigious Award Recipients

The work of UW-Madison faculty and researchers has been acknowledged by a number of outside organizations including those designated as “highly prestigious” by the National Research Council. These awards honor outstanding achievements, extraordinary originality, innovative research, field leadership, human knowledge advancement and the betterment of society.

Select an organization below to view the list of UW-Madison faculty and researchers who have earned a highly prestigious award from that body. Learn more about The National Academies’ distinctions.

wdt_ID Organization Total UW-Madison Members List of UW-Madison Members
1 National Academy of Engineering 20
2 National Academy of Medicine 13
3 National Academy of Sciences 39
31 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship 48
32 American Academy of Arts and Sciences 68
33 American Council of Learned Societies Mellon Fellowship 9
34 American Dairy Science Association Award of Honor 2
35 American Historical Association Albert J. Beveridge Award 2
36 American Mathematical Society George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics 1
37 American Philosophical Society 5

*Note: Member lists include all living members including emeritus faculty and staff. The primary department is listed for members with a position in more than one department.