For the Second Year in a Row: AUC Professors in Stanford University List of Top 2% Scientists Worldwide
Eight faculty members from The American University in Cairo (AUC) have been named in the Stanford University- Elsevier list of the top 2% most-cited scientists in various disciplines worldwide. The database is created by experts at Stanford University, based on data from Elsevier’s Scopus, the abstract and citation database. The database includes the top 2% scientists in 22 scientific fields and 176 subfields and provides standardized information on citations, h-index, coauthorship-adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions, and a composite indicator.
From the engineering departments: Tamer El Batt, professor and director of the computer science and engineering graduate program; Ezzeldin Yazeed, professor and chair the department of the construction engineering department; Yehea Ismail, professor and chair of the department of electronics and communications engineering and director of the center of nanoelectronics and devices at AUC and Zewail City; Amal Esawi professor at the department of mechanical engineering; Maki Habib, professor at the department of mechanical engineering and director of the robotics, controls, and smart systems graduate program.
From the physics department: Nageh Allam, professor and director of the nanotechnology graduate program.
Adham Ramadan, the associate provost for research and dean of graduate studies at AUC, said: "The inclusion of AUC faculty members, for the second year in a row, in the Stanford University - Elsevier list of most cited scientists worldwide, is a clear recognition of the sustained quality and impact of the research conducted by these faculty colleagues. This recognition also demonstrates AUC's research activities potential nationally, regionally and globally."