Source: PNNL.gov, November 27, 2018
RICHLAND, Wash. — Malin M. Young, a biochemist who leads PNNL’s science and technology strategy, has been elected to the rank of fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. AAAS is the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society which seeks to “advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.” The designation of fellow is the society’s highest honor.
Young oversees PNNL’s science and technology capabilities to address critical challenges in science, energy, the environment and national security. Young manages PNNL’s institutional science and technology investments, strategic partnerships, business capture and proposal management, technology commercialization and the Office of Research Integrity.
In nominating Young, her peers noted that she is passionate about science and translating it into societal impact, and they pointed to her strong leadership skills and ability to form strategic alliances that have enabled her to advance science over a distinguished career.