New Delhi, November 5— The University of Stanford in the US has adjudged Jamia Millia Islamia’s Prof. Imran Ali as number one scientist of Analytical Chemistry in India, said the Jamia university in a media statement on Thursday. Twelve other Jamia professors have also shined in the global list of top 2% scientists. They include Prof. Mohammad Sami, Prof. Anjan Ananda Sen, Prof. Sushant Ghosh and Prof. Sharif Ahmad.
“It is a matter of great pride for the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) that Prof. Imran Ali of the Department of Chemistry has been adjudged the number one scientist in India in the field of Analytical Chemistry by a group of scientists from the University of Stanford, USA. The list has been published in the globally renowned journal PLOS Biology. Prof. Ali is at 24th rank in the world while number one in the country,” said Ahmad Azeem, PRO-Media Coordinator of Jamia Millia.
PLOS Biology has published the list of 68,80,389 (Sixty Eight Lakh Eighty Thousand Three Hundred Eighty Nine) scientists excelling in different scientific fields in the research paper entitled “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators” authored by John P. A. Ioannidis et al.
Apart from Prof. Ali, many elite researchers from Jamia Millia Islamia secured top 2% position in the list of 60 lakh plus Global Scientists. Prof. Faizan Ahmad, INSA Senior Scientist at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences has been adjudged as 4th top scientist in the country in the field of Biophysics.
Other elite scientists from the university who secured their names in the coveted 2% top scientists list are as follows:
Prof. Mohammad Sami, Centre for Theoretical Physics: All India Rank: 10 in Nuclear & Particle Physics
Prof. Anjan Ananda Sen, Centre for Theoretical Physics: All India Rank: 31 in Nuclear & Particle Physics
Prof. Sharif Ahmad, Department of Chemistry: All India Rank: 1048 in Polymers
Prof. Haseeb Ahsan, Faculty of Dentistry, All India Rank: 377 in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Prof. Sushant Ghosh, Centre for Theoretical Physics; All India Rank: 782 in Nuclear & Particle Physics
Prof. Tabrez A. Khan, Department of Chemistry; All India Rank: 831 in Environmental Sciences
Dr. Rafiq Ahmad, Ramalingaswami Fellow, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; All India Rank: 1182 in Analytical Chemistry
Dr. Atiqur Rahman, Department of Geography, All India Rank: 1219 in Geological & Geomatics Engineering
Dr. Abid Haleem, Department of Mechanical Engineering, All India Rank: 1422 in Business & Management
Dr. Arun Kumar, Department of Physics, All India Rank: 1540 in Energy
Prof. Tokeer Ahmad, Department of Chemistry: All India Rank: 1687 in Materials
Dr. Md. Imtaiyaz Hassan, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences; All India Rank: 1746 in Biophysics
Jamia’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar has congratulated all the scientists on bringing laurels to the university when it is celebrating 100th year of its foundation.
This array of scientists once again proved that JMI is excelling well in both high quality research and teaching, she said.