Professor David B Dunson

Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor, Duke University David Dunson

Carnegie Centenary Professor 2018, University of Edinburgh

Bayesian statistical and data science methods motivated by complex applications. 

Professor Leo Hollberg

Professor of Physics, Stanford University

Carnegie Centenary Professor 2018, University of Strathclydethumb Hollberg.Leo3

Professor Hollberg’s research objectives include high precision tests of fundamental physics as well as applications of laser physics and technology.

Professor Cornelia M Weyand

thumb WeyandProfessor of Medicine, Stanford University

Carnegie Centenary Professor 2016, University of Glasgow

Professor Cornelia Weyand is an outstanding clinician, scientist, teacher and leader in biomedical research and is internationally recognised as a world leader in immunity, inflammation and its direct contribution to vascular disease.

Professor Elizabeth Thompson

thumb eathompProfessor of Statistics, Biostatistics and of Genome Sciences, University of Washington

Carnegie Centenary Professor 2017, University of St Andrews

Elizabeth Thompson is Professor of Statistics, Biostatistics and of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. She received her B.A. in mathematics and Ph.D. in mathematical statistics from Cambridge University, UK and then did postdoctoral work in the Department of Genetics, Stanford University, before taking up a faculty position at the University of Cambridge in 1976.

Professor Claire Kramsch

thumb CKramschProfessor of German and Education, UC Berkeley

Carnegie Centenary Professor 2017, University of Stirling

Professor Claire Kramsch is an eminent American scholar who specialises in language, languages and language learning from an applied linguistic perspective. 

Professor Graham Farquhar, OA, FAA, FRS, NAS

Professor of Biology, Australian National University

thumb FarquharCarnegie Centenary Professor 2015, University of Glasgow

Professor Farquhar is one of a relatively small number of plant scientists who brings to his research a background in both physics and biology. Graham’s interests include photosynthesis, its interactions with nitrogen and water use of plants, stomatal physiology and their impact on global environmental change. 

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