It is a matter of great pride for the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) that the Stanford University, USA has included 16 researchers from the institution to its list of top2% scientists in the world. The list, released by the world-renowned university a few days back was prepared by a team of experts led by Prof. John Ioannidis, the eminent Professor at Stanford University and published by Elsevier BV, .
JMI Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar said “It is an acknowledgement of the high standard of research being undertaken at JMI. This recognition places the university in the global map of excellence and brings great pride to the institution.” A total of 3352 researchers from India found a place in the list that represents the valuable impact of the country on the global research platform. Two separate lists were released by the Stanford University.
The first coveted list is based on career-long data in which 08 JMI professors found their place. The second list for the year 2020 performance has as many as 16 scientists from JMI.From JMI, Prof. Imran Ali, Prof. Atiqur Rehman, Prof. Anjan A. Sen, Prof. Haseeb Ahsan, Prof. Sushant G. Ghosh, Prof. S. Ahmad, Prof. Tokeer Ahmad and Dr Mohd. Imtaiyaz are included in both the coveted lists while in the 2020 list of top 2% scientists, Prof. Abid Haleem, Prof. Rafiq Ahmad, Prof. Tabrez Alam Khan, Prof. Mohd. Javaid, Prof. Arshad Noor Siddique, Prof. Musheer Ahmad, Prof. Faizan Ahmad and Prof. Tarikul Islam have been included.
The publicly available database of over 100,000 top scientists provides standardized information on citations, h-index, and citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator. Scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 176 sub- fields. Career-long data are updated to end-of-2020. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score or a percentile rank of 2% or above.