14 from IIT(BHU) in Stanford University’s list of World top 2% Scientists
Varanasi: The scientists of the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) have figured among the top 2% scientists of the world. Besides, 19 scientists of BHU from different fields have also been included in the list.
According to the IIT (BHU) spokesperson, 14 scientists from the institute have figured among top 2% scientists in the world database created by a team of three scientists led by Dr. John PA Loannidis of Stanford University, California, USA.
The study is published in the journal Public Library of Science (PLoS) Biology. The list made by Stanford University has placed 1500 scientists, doctors and engineers in the country. The study includes the name of 14 professors of IIT (BHU), all of them have been selected on the basis of their research paper’s international evaluation.
The selected scientists include Prof. Rajiv Prakash, Dean (Research and Development), Prof. Pralaya Maiti, Prof. Dhananjay Pandey from School of Material Science & Technology, Prof. Yogesh Chandra Sharma, Prof. PC Pandey from Chemistry Department, Prof. Brahmeshwar Mishra, Prof. Sanjay Singh, Prof. SK Singh, Dr. MS Muthu from Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology, Prof. Devendra Kumar from Ceramic Engineering, Prof. Subir Das from Mathematical Sciences, Dr. Rakesh Kumar Singh from Physics, Dr. Zahra Sarkar from Mechanical Department and Dr. Om Prakash.
The IIT (BHU) director Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain congratulated all the teachers on this achievement.