Dr Humberto G Ferron

PhD, BSc

  • BS8 1TQ

20142020

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Research interests

The overall aim of my research programme is the joint application of an array of state-of-the-art techniques in palaeobiology, including Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), laser scanning, non-destructive X-ray computed tomography, geometric morphometrics and several tests for macroevolutionary analysis, in order to address the morphological diversity and disparity of early vertebrates from a functional and ecological point of view within temporal and phylogenetic frameworks. The ultimate goal of this research is to elucidate the scenarios in which the major groups of vertebrates emerged and to shed light onto the underlying selective forces that drove the main evolutionary transitions of the group.

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Research Output

  • 21 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 1 Authored book

Body dimensions of the extinct giant shark Otodus megalodon: A 2D reconstruction

Cooper, J. A., Pimiento, C., Ferrón, H. G. & Benton, M. J., 8 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Scientific Reports.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Categorical versus geometric morphometric approaches to characterising the evolution of morphological disparity in Osteostraci (Vertebrata, stem-Gnathostomata)

    Ferron, H. G., Greenwood, J. M., Deline, B., Martinez-Perez, C., Botella, H., Sansom, R., Ruta, M. & Donoghue, P. C. J., 27 Feb 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Palaeontology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Computational fluid dynamics reveals ecological diversification among stem-gnathostomes

    Ferron, H. G., Martinez-Perez, C., Rahman, I. A., Selles de Lucas, V., Botella, H. & Donoghue, P. C. J., 2020, (Submitted) In : Current Biology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Activities

    • 1 Participation in conference

    15th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON EARLY AND LOWER VERTEBRATES

    Humberto G Ferron (Participant)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference