American Men & Women of Science: A Biographical Dictionary of Today’s Leaders

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  • This respected resource is a biographical dictionary of the significant players in the physical, biological and related sciences. Each edition includes biographical entries on nearly 135,000 living scientists, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career information; awards; memberships; research information; and e-mail, fax and mailing addresses for each entrant where available. Volume 8 of the set is a comprehensive index listing scientists by field, and by state under field.


Features and Benefits

  • Listees may be nominated by peers or leaders of academic, government, and private research programs and associations.
  • Within the index, entrants are classified by 192 subject specialties adapted from the National Science Foundation's Taxonomy of Degree and Employment Specialties.
  • Primary users include fellow scientists seeking collaborators or grant opportunities, students researching mentors and information on scientific program participants, businesspersons who must build relationships within the scientific community.