Sir Andre Geim
Regius Professor & Royal Society Research Professor
- published over 250 research paper including more than 25 in Nature and Science
- 20 of the papers are cited >1,000 times each, with three being cited >10,000 times each
according to Web of Science, only <150 papers of all times have been cited >10,000 times
- according to ISI’s Essential Science Indicators, is responsible for initiating two research fronts, graphene and gecko tape
- also, known for magnetic levitation
2010 Nobel Prize for "groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene"
2013 Copley Medal for "numerous scientific contributions and, in particular, for initiating research on two-dimensional atomic crystals and their artificial heterostructures"
2011 Niels Bohr Medal for "outstanding contributions to the development of physics"
2010 Royal Society Hughes Medal for "discovery of graphene and elucidation of its remarkable properties"
2010 US National Academy of Sciences' John Carty Award for "the realisation and investigation of graphene, the two-dimensional form of carbon"
2009 Korber Science Prize for "developing the first two-dimensional crystals made of carbon atoms"
2008 Europhysics Prize for "discovering and isolating a single free-standing atomic layer of carbon (graphene) and elucidating its remarkable electronic properties"
2007 Mott Prize for "the discovery of a new class of materials 2D atomic crystals particularly graphene"
Knighthoods from the Netherlands (C.N.L. 2010) and UK (Kt 2012)
- 2000 IgNobel Prize for "levitating the frog"
- Fellow of the Royal Society; Foreign Associate of US National Academy Sciences
- Repeatedly named by Thomson-Reuters among the world's top 10 most active researchers
- Hon Doctorates from Delft, ETH Zurich, Antwerp, Manchester & Chalmers
- Hon Fellow of RSC, IoP UK & IoP Singapore; Corr. Member of the Dutch Academy of Sciences
- Hon Professsor of Moscow PhysTech, Nijmegen and Chinese Academy of Sciences
- More than 15 prize lectures
- BBC Radio4 2014: Desert Island Discs
- The Economist's Intelligent Life 2014: 'The godfather of graphene'
- The Times' Eureka 2012: 'It's about Geim'
- Science Watch 2008: 'Sticking with Graphene—For Now'
- Science Watch 2007: Gecko Tape
- Science Watch 2006: Graphene
- Scientific Computing 2006: 'Renaissance scientist with fund of ideas'
- Physics World 2006: 'A physicist of many talents'
A reminder of Andre's 'levitation of a frog'.
Nobel Lecture: Random Walk to Graphene
- Opinion pieces