GUWAHATI: A total of 21 researchers and faculty members from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G), including its Director Prof TG Sitharam, have been featured among the world's top two per cent scientists' list created by Stanford University, US.
Prof Sitharam and 20 other faculty members have been ranked for their research publications citations using all Scopus author profiles as of September 1 last and their lifetime contribution to their specific fields of research in the list.
Congratulating the institute's faculty members for their scientific contribution, Prof Sitharam said, "This recognition of several faculty in the world's top 2% of scientists' list has placed IIT Guwahati in the global map of science and has brought great pride to the institute. I congratulate all the 21 scientists and their hard work and commitment to furthering Science."
Scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields. The selection is based on the top 100,000 scientists by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2 per cent or above in the sub-field. As many as 195,605 scientists are included in the career-long database and 200,409 scientists are included in the single recent year dataset. This version (4) is based on the September 1, 2022 snapshot from Scopus, updated to end of citation year 2021.
The IIT Guwahati faculty members featured in the Stanford University list are from various scientific fields, including the Departments of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Biosciences and Bioengineering, Chemistry, Electrical and Electronics.
These faculty members are Prof Sitharam; Prof Vijay S Moholkar, Department of Chemical Engineering; Prof PK Giri, Department of Physics and Centre for Nanotechnology; Prof Mihir Kumar Pulkit, Department of Chemical Engineering; Prof Tharmalingam Punniyamurthy, Department of Chemistry; Prof M Groll, Visiting Professor; Prof Biman B Mandal, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering; Prof Kaustubha Mohanty, Department of Chemical Engineering; Prof Somanath Majhi, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Prof Amarendra K Sarma, Department of Physics; Prof Jubaraj Bikash Baruah, Department of Chemistry; Prof Rakhesh Singh Kshetrimayum, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Prof Rajiv Tiwari, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Prof Debabrata Chakraborty, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Prof Vaibhav V Goud, Department of Chemical Engineering; Prof Ujjwal K Saha, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Prof P Muthukumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Dr Lalit M Pandey, Associate Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering; Dr Sanjib Ganguly, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Dr Bibhas Ranjan Majhi, Associate Professor at the Department of Physics; and Dr Ajaikumar B Kunnumakkara, Associate Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering.
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