Michael E. Mann

Dr. Mann is Distinguished Professor of Meteorology at Penn State University. He was selected by Scientific American as one of the fifty leading visionaries in science and technology in 2002. He was organizing committee chair for the National Academy of Sciences Frontiers of Science in 2003 and contributed to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with other IPCC lead authors. He was awarded the Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geosciences Union in 2012 and the National Conservation Achievement Award of the National Wildlife Federation in 2013. He made Bloomberg News’ list of fifty most influential people in 2013.  In 2014, he was named Highly Cited Researcher by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and received the Friend of the Planet Award from the National Center for Science Education. He is Fellow of both the American Geophysical Union and American Meteorological Society, and has authored more than 180 publications, and two books including Dire Predictions and The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars.