Stanford University Names World’s Top 2% Scientists, 36 Are From 2 IITs

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Stanford University Names World's Top 2% Scientists, 36 Are From 2 IITs

22 researchers from IIT Guwahati determine in Stanford College’s record of prime international scientists

New Delhi:

No less than 14 scientists from the Indian Institute of Know-how (IIT) – Banaras Hindu College have figured among the many prime two per cent scientists in a world record compiled by the distinguished Standford College.

The record additionally consists of 22 school members or researchers from the Indian Institute of Know-how (IIT), Guwahati.

The US-based Stanford College has not too long ago launched an inventory that represents the highest 2 per cent of the most-cited scientists in varied disciplines. The exhaustive record has 1,59,683 individuals with almost 1,500 scientists, docs and engineers in India.

“The record consists of the title of 14 professors of Indian Institute of Know-how (Banaras Hindu College). All these have been chosen on the idea of their analysis paper’s worldwide analysis,” IIT BHU Director Pramod Kumar Jain mentioned.

The fourteen school members from IIT-BHU embrace – Rajiv Prakash, Dean (Analysis and Growth); Pralaya Maiti and Dhananjay Pandey from the College of Materials Science and Know-how; Yogesh Chandra Sharma and PC Pandey from the Chemistry Division; Brahmeshwar Mishra, Sanjay Singh, SK Singh and MS Muthu from Pharmaceutical Engineering and Know-how; Devendra Kumar from Ceramic Engineering; Subir Das from Mathematical Sciences; Rakesh Kumar Singh from Physics; Zahra Sarkar from Mechanical Division and Om Prakash.

Led by Professor TG Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, the IIT Guwahati school members have been ranked for his or her analysis publications citations for 2019 and their lifetime contribution to their fields of analysis.


“This recognition of a number of school on the planet’s prime 2% of Scientists Checklist has positioned IIT Guwahati within the international map of science and has introduced nice satisfaction to the institute. I congratulate all of the 22 Scientists and their hard-work and dedication to furthering Science,” Prof. Sitharam mentioned in an announcement.

The report was ready by Prof. John PA Loannidis of Stanford College and his crew.

The database, in line with IIT Guwahati, was created to supply up to date analyses and a publicly out there database of prime scientists that present standardized data on citations, h-index, co-authorship-adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in several authorship positions, and a composite indicator.

The IIT Guwahati school members featured within the record are from varied scientific fields — the Departments of civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Biosciences and Bioengineering, Chemistry, Electrical and Electronics.


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