22 IIT-Guwahati researchers amongst world’s high scientists

Guwahati, November 6

Twenty-two faculty members and researchers of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, feature in the list of world’s top two per cent scientists.

The list prepared by experts at Stanford University, USA, has names of over 1,00,000 scientists, whose published research manuscripts have accelerated progress in their respective fields and influenced productivity of other researchers as well, read a statement issued by IIT-Guwahati.

The institute’s Director TG Sitharam and other faculty members were listed and ranked for their research publications for the year 2019 and their lifetime contribution to their respective fields of research.

IIT-Guwahati faculty members featuring in the list are from the Departments of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Biosciences and Bioengineering, Chemistry, Electrical and Electronics.

“This recognition of several faculty of the institute in the world’s top two per cent of scientists list has placed it in the global map of science and has brought great pride to the institute. I congratulate all the 22 scientists and their hard work and commitment to furthering science,” said Sitharam.

The database report on field specific analysis was prepared by Prof John PA Loannidis of Stanford University and his team and was published in the prestigious journal PLOS Biology, the statement added. PTI


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