Imageomics Institute's Daniel Rubenstein Elected President of Sigma Xi
In a recent election, members of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, have elected Daniel I. Rubenstein as their new president. This is a significant achievement for Dr. Rubenstein, who leads the Education and Participatory Science Convergence Working Group at the Imageomics Institute.
Commencing his three-year term on July 1, 2024, Dr. Rubenstein's term will include successive roles as president-elect, president, and immediate past-president. His distinguished background as a behavioral ecologist, former director of Sigma Xi’s Mid-Atlantic Region, and past president of the Princeton chapter positions him as a leader with a wealth of experience.
Beyond Sigma Xi, Dr. Rubenstein has served as president of the Animal Behavior Society (ABS), chaired the Rangeland Section of the Ecological Society of America (ESA), and is currently contributing to the councils of both the ESA and AAAS. His dedication to creating alternative pathways to STEM careers for secondary students, undergraduates, and graduate students in academia is evident through his active involvement in various initiatives.
In addition to his impactful research contributions, Dr. Rubenstein is recognized for his excellence in teaching, receiving the Princeton University’s Presidential Award for Distinguished Teaching early on in his career.
His three-year term will commence on July 1, 2024.