Three Lancaster University researchers have been listed in the Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list for 2016.
The list identifies scientists whose research has had significant global impact within their respective fields of study.
Professor Nick Graham is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and a Chair in Marine Ecology based in Lancaster University’s Environment Centre. He is one of 150 scientists listed in the Ecology and Environment category on the 2016 list. His research tackles the challenges facing coral reef ecosystems, using large scale ecological and social-ecological approaches to understand and better manage climatic impacts and human use. He is also an adjunct professor at James Cook University, Australia.
Professor Steve Long (FRS) uses computational and experimental approaches to improve photosynthetic efficiency, and works to address the effects of climate change on crop yield. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Leeds in 1976. He was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 2013 and has been recognized as a highly cited researcher in the field of plant and animal science every year since 2005. He is a joint appointment with the University of Illinois.
Dr Leonid Ponomarenko is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Reader in Lancaster University’s Physics Department specializing in the novel 2D material Graphene. Recently he was part of the team of Physicists which discovered how electrons travel through Graphene.