The Power List 2021
Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Brigham Young University, UT, USA
Predictions? Significant changes will occur in the model for scientific publishing. I expect that the conflict between the traditional library subscription and open access approaches will result in a restructured publication landscape. Additionally, new and better metrics for evaluating the quality of scientific work (that are less subject to manipulation) will emerge.
In another life… I’d definitely be doing something outdoors. Depending on the season, either biking, hiking, fishing, gardening, or skiing.
Advice? Be a lifelong learner; your education shouldn’t stop just because you have earned a degree