CEINT's Greg Lowry and Heather Stapleton made the 2014 list of Highly Cited Researchers published by Thomson-Reuters. This list represents some of the world's leading scientific minds. Researchers worldwide earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of publications that are officially designated by Essential Science Indicators℠ (ESI) as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact and most influential.
Greg Lowry is CEINT Deputy Directory and Civil and Environmental Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. His area of teaching and research is environmental engineering and water quality with specialization in environmental nanotechnology, geochemistry, contaminant fate, and remediation.
Heather Stapleton is an Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. Stapleton's experience lies in the fate and transformation of organic contaminants in aquatic systems and indoor environments. Her research focuses on several types of persistent organic pollutants (POPs), including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and brominated flame retardants, with a focus on polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs).
Congratulations to these outstanding researchers for earning this stellar recognition.