School of Earth and Environment

Malcolm (Mal) McMillan Dr Malcolm (Mal) McMillan

Associate Professor in Polar Satellite Geodesy

Telephone number: +44(0) 113 34 35869
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Room: 10.119

Affiliation: Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science


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Malcolm McMillan is an academic research fellow at the University of Leeds, and a member of the UK Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling (CPOM). His research uses satellite observation to study Earth's polar regions, with a focus on the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. He specialises in using the the techniques of radar altimetry and interferometry to monitor current ice sheet evolution, and to investigate the mechanisms which drive ice sheet change.


Ph.D. Geophysics, Satellite Investigations of Ice-Ocean Interactions in the Amundsen Sea Sector of West Antarctica, 2012, University of Edinburgh.

M.Sc. Remote Sensing and Image Processing, 2006, University of Edinburgh.

M.A. Mathematics and Philosophy, 2003, University of Edinburgh.


American Geophysical Union.

International Glaciological Society.