81 Pakistanis Are In World’s Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University
As many as 11 professors at Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) in Islamabad are the top 2% of world’s scientist.
Importantly, eighty-one (81) Pakistani Scientist entered 2% world’s best scientist list published by Stanford University in the United States. The global list compiled by Professor John Ioannidis and his team includes 159,683 names from all scientific disciplines.
All these authors were selected based on an international evaluation of their research papers and ranked based on the impact cited throughout their careers as of the end of 2019 and the impact cited in one year (2019).
Throughout his career, eighty-one (81) Pakistani scientists were included in the citation impact list, and within a year. However, 243 Pakistani scientists were included in the citation impact list. A report on this list was recently published on “PLOS Biology”.
Furthermore, as many as 11 professors at Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) in Islamabad (QAU) are the top 2% of researchers. The list also includes five academics from Haripur University (UoH), including the deputy prime minister.
Among the scholars of Quaid e Azam University are Professor Bilal Haider Abbasi of Biotechnology. Professor Zebtah Khan Shnwari and Professor Mushtaq Ahmed of Plant Science. Amir Ali Shah of Microbiology and Riffle Nasim Malik of Environmental Science.
Other names include Rashid Khan in Biochemistry, Masood Khan in Mathematics, Afzal Shah, Aamer Saeed in Chemistry, and Abdul Haq in Statistics.
Among the scholars of the UoH (university of Haripur) are Vice President Dr. Anwar Hassan Gilani, Dr. Khalid Zaman, Dr. Hasim, Dr. Shah Fahad and Dr. Mohammad Farooq.
Above all, UoH Vice Chancellor plus Professor Gilani is the only VC in Pakistan to appear on the list and has won three civilian awards, including Hilal-i-Imtiaz.
Moreover, three professors from Punjab University are also on the list.
However, they are Professor Mohamed Sharif from Nuclear and Particle Physics, Professor Dr Khalid Mahmoud from Economics and Management Science. Professor Muhammad Akram from Artificial Intelligence.
Additionally, Professor Bilal Abbasi, secretary-general of the Quaid e Azam University Teachers Association.Also said in the APP that for the entire country. So many Pakistani scholars working in different universities are ranked as the top 2% scientists around the world, this is the honor of the whole country.