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MAHE Faculty in Most-cited Scientists: John P.A. Ioannidis

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Mangaluru: Stanford University released a science-wide author database of standardized citation. The publicly available database of top-cited scientists provides standardized information on citations h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator (c-score). The report showcases a list of the world’s top 2 per cent scientists featuring 20 distinguished scientists from constituent institutions of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), An institution of Eminence Deemed to be University.

Seven faculty members from KMC, Mangalore; two from KMC, Manipal, six faculty members from MIT, Manipal and five from other institutions of MAHE have been listed among the world’s top 2 per cent scientists for 2023 for their work in the field of education and research in “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators” by John P.A. Ioannidis.

Dr. B Unnikrishnan, Dean, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore has been featured on the list for the second consecutive time. Ramesh Holla, Associate Professor; Nithin Kumar, Associate Professor; Prasanna Mithra, Additional Professor and Nithin Joseph, Associate Professor from community medicine, and Prateek Rastogi, Professor and Head of Department and Jagadish Rao PP, Associate Professor from the department of Forensic Medicine have made it to this list for the first time.

Dr Vinod Chandrakanth Nayak, Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine,
Dr Chythra R. Rao, Additional Professor from KMC Manipal have been recognised in this year’s list.

Six faculty Researchers from the Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) who have made MAHE and MIT proud are:

Dr Raja Selvaraj, Additional Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering;
Dr Raghavendra U, Associate Professor, Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering;
Dr Shiva Kumar, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,
Dr Nithesh Naik, Assistant Professor (Senior Scale), Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,
Dr Tanweer Ali, Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Faculty/Researchers from other MAHE institutions who have been listed are:

Dr Srinivas Mutalik, Professor and Head, and Dr Usha Y Nayak, Professor from the Department of Pharmaceutics, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Dr Shashidhar Acharya, Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry from Manipal College of Dental Sciences,
Dr Satheesha B Nayak, Professor, Basic Medical Sciences,
Dr Nirmal Mazumder, Assistant Professor, Department of Biophysics from Manipal School of Life Sciences.

Commenting on this spectacular achievement, Lt. Gen. MD Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, MAHE said, “Heartiest congratulations to our faculty researchers for this remarkable achievement of featuring in the global list of top 2 per cent distinguished researchers. MAHE is proud of its dedication, expertise, and passion for research that has not only elevated the quality of research in our University but will also inspire other faculty members and students. Our success is a testament to the exceptional calibre of educators and researchers we have at our University and we take immense pride in their achievements. May our journey of creating new knowledge continue to make things better for the world and shape the future of academic research”.

According to the standard Science-Metrix classification, scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 174 sub-fields. Field- and subfield-specific percentiles are also provided for all scientists with at least 5 papers. Career-long data are updated to end-of-2022 and single recent year data pertain to citations received during the calendar year 2022.

The selection is based on the top 100,000 scientists by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a 2 per cent or above percentile rank in the sub-field. This version (6) is based on the October 1, 2023 snapshot from Scopus, updated to the end of the citation year 2022.

This work uses Scopus data provided by Elsevier through ICSR Lab. Calculations were performed using all Scopus author profiles as of October 1, 2023.

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