Sir Andre Geim
Regius Professor & Royal Society Research Professor
- Published over 200 peer-refereed (see selected publications) including >15 Nature and Science articles and many more in Physical Review Letters and Nature series magazines.
- More than 45 papers are cited >100 times with 10 cited >1,000 times
- According to ISI’s Essential Science Indicators, is responsible for initiating two research fronts (graphene and gecko tape)
- More than 50 named and plenary lectures
- Also, notoriously ;-) known for levitating the frog
2010 Nobel Prize for "groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene"
2010 Royal Society Hughes Medal for "discovery of graphene and elucidation of its remarkable properties"
2010 NAS John J Cart Award for "the realisation and investigation of graphene, the two-dimensional form of carbon"
2009 Korber 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" (shared with Novoselov)
2007 Mott Prize for "the discovery of a new class of materials 2D atomic crystals particularly graphene"
2000 IgNobel Prize for "levitating the frogs" (shared with Michael Berry).
2009, 2010 & 2011 – repeatedly named by Thomson-Reuters among top 10 most active researchers
2006 - named among “Scientific American 50
Fellow of the Royal Society; Foreign Associate of US National Academy Sciences; Corr. Member of the Dutch Academy
Hon Doctorates from Delft, ETH Zurich, Antwerp & Manchester.
Hon Professsor at Moscow PhysTech, Nijmegen & CAS; Hon Fellow of RSC, IoP UK & Sinagapore.
In The News
Science Watch 2010 For the 3rd year running, Andre is officially one of the worlds 'hottest scientists'. See ScienceWatch
A reminder of Andre's 'levitation of a frog'.
Nobel Lecture Andre delivered his Nobel Lecture on 8 December 2010, Random Walk to Graphene
Interview with Nature News about why Graphene deserves the Nobel Prize, October 2010; Interview with Geoff Brumfeil