Martyn Poliakoff

1947 - Today

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Sir Martyn Poliakoff (born 16 December 1947) is an English chemist, working on gaining insights into 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 448,289 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Martyn Poliakoff is the 504th most popular chemist (down from 472nd in 2019), the 4,779th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,996th in 2019) and the 70th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Martyn Poliakoff ranks 504 out of 510Before him are F. Albert Cotton, Ida Freund, Barbara Askins, John George Children, Yellapragada Subbarow, and Percy Lavon Julian. After him are Donald Howard Menzel, Harry B. Gray, Darshan Ranganathan, Jacqueline Barton, Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim, and Omar M. Yaghi.

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Among people born in 1947, Martyn Poliakoff ranks 613Before him are Carole Bayer Sager, Ken Dryden, Hubert Ingraham, Eddie Thomson, Joe Manchin, and James Rumbaugh. After him are Shigeru Kasamatsu, Kerry Melville, Nicole Bricq, Eva Ström, Terry Griffiths, and Hawa Abdi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Martyn Poliakoff ranks 4,779 out of 6,924Before him are Jamie Bamber (1973), Peter Ashdown (1934), Hazel Court (1926), Imogen Poots (1989), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (1985), and Victoria Tennant (1950). After him are Juno Temple (1989), Rupert Evans (1976), Abdalqadir as-Sufi (1930), Ted Burgin (1927), Tiff Needell (1951), and Paul Eddington (1927).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Martyn Poliakoff ranks 70Before him are Arthur Aikin (1773), William Hallowes Miller (1801), Neil Bartlett (1932), Robert Moray (1609), John Mayow (1640), and John George Children (1777).