#2046 Overall Influence

James Lighthill

British applied mathematician


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Sir Michael James Lighthill was a British applied mathematician, known for his pioneering work in the field of aeroacoustics.Biography James Lighthill was born to Ernest Balzar Lichtenberg and Marjorie Holmes: an Alsatian mining engineer who changed his name to Lighthill in 1917, and the daughter of an engineer. The family lived in Paris until 1927, when the father retired and returned to live in England. As a young man, James Lighthill was known as Michael Lighthill.

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University of Manchester

Public research university in Manchester, England

Victoria University of Manchester

British university

Imperial College London

Public research university located in London, United Kingdom

University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#590 World Rank
#37850 World Rank
Computer Science
#163473 World Rank
#215096 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#247340 World Rank
#305230 World Rank
#848087 World Rank