Institute Trustees James Simons and Jeffrey Harvey Elected to National Academy of Sciences

James Simons, Vice Chairman of the Institute’s Board of Trustees, Chairman of the Board at Renaissance Technologies LLC and President of Euclidean Capital LLC, and Jeffrey Harvey, Institute Trustee and Enrico Fermi Distinguished Service Professor at
the University of Chicago, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Six former Institute Members were also among the eighty-four new members elected on April 29. Established in 1863 by an act of incorporation signed by Abraham Lincoln, the National Academy serves as an official adviser to the federal government, upon request, in matters of science or technology.