Martyn Poliakoff

1947 - Today

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Sir Martyn Poliakoff, (born 16 December 1947) is a British chemist, working on fundamental chemistry, and on developing environmentally acceptable processes and materials. The core themes of his work are supercritical fluids, infrared spectroscopy and lasers. He is a research professor in chemistry at the University of Nottingham. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martyn Poliakoff has received more than 572,282 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Martyn Poliakoff is the 585th most popular chemist (down from 534th in 2019), the 5,770th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,232nd in 2019) and the 72nd most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Martyn Poliakoff ranks 585 out of 602Before him are Jacqueline Barton, Bonnie Bassler, Percy Lavon Julian, Benjamin Silliman, Peter Jacob Hjelm, and Yellapragada Subbarow. After him are John George Children, Richard Lerner, Esther M. Conwell, Omar M. Yaghi, Ruth R. Benerito, and Donald Howard Menzel.

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Among people born in 1947, Martyn Poliakoff ranks 810Before him are Nicole Bricq, Tom Daschle, Eva Ström, Steve Khan, Philippe Vorbe, and Lolo Matalasi Moliga. After him are Jana Bellin, Usha Uthup, Bob Weir, J. Richard Gott, John Stossel, and Ronnie Montrose.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Martyn Poliakoff ranks 5,770 out of 8,785Before him are Trevor Nunn (1940), William Gott (1897), Mirabehn (1892), Garth Ennis (1970), Ray Noble (1903), and Olivia Cooke (1993). After him are John Arden (1930), Juno Temple (1989), Bartholomew Gosnold (1572), Allenby Chilton (1918), Jasper Fforde (1961), and George MacDonald Fraser (1925).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Martyn Poliakoff ranks 72Before him are Robin Hill (1899), Leslie Orgel (1927), Neil Bartlett (1932), John Mayow (1640), John Roebuck (1718), and Henry Roscoe (1833). After him are John George Children (1777), and Carol V. Robinson (1956).