Varanasi: Premier Indian institution, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Banaras Hindu University (BHU) scientists were featured among the top two per cent scientists in a global list compiled by the Standford University.
At least 14 scientists made it to Stanford’s list of most-cited scientists in various disciplines. The list has 1,59,683 persons with nearly 1,500 scientists, doctors and engineers in India.
“The list includes the name of 14 professors of Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University). All these have been selected on the basis of their research paper’s international evaluation,” said IIT BHU Director Pramod Kumar Jain as reported by Business Today.
Rajiv Prakash, Dean (Research and Development); Pralaya Maiti and Dhananjay Pandey from the School of Material Science and Technology; Yogesh Chandra Sharma and PC Pandey from the Chemistry Department; Brahmeshwar Mishra, Sanjay Singh, SK Singh and MS Muthu from Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology; Devendra Kumar from Ceramic Engineering; Subir Das from Mathematical Sciences; Rakesh Kumar Singh from Physics; Zahra Sarkar from Mechanical Department and Om Prakash made it to the list.
Furthermore, the Stanford University list also includes 22 faculty members or researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati.