For the second year in a row, scientists from Amrita University have been ranked in the world’s top 2 per cent list of scientists published by the prestigious US-based Stanford University. Stanford has created a world ranking of scientists, based on publications and citations. In 2020, four scientists from Amrita University figured in this list, which represents the top 2 per cent of the most-cited scientists in various disciplines. The database created by experts at Stanford University is based on data from Scopus that ranks journals and gives a citation index. To be ranked among the world’s elite list of scientists for the second year in running is a recognition of the continued good work done by scientists at Amrita University.
Scientists included in this year’s Stanford list are:
Dr. P. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, congratulated the scientists for bringing recognition to the University. “We are very proud of all our scientists, who have made it to this prestigious list for the second time. I congratulate them and admire their dedication and commitment, which has brought world recognition to our University. This list is a testament from a credible external source of the high quality of research published by our scientists. We are happy to be able to call all these eminent scientists as our own. We could not have earned this honor, without the exemplary vision of our Chancellor, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi.”