Ten AUC Professors in Stanford University List of Top 2% Scientists Worldwide

Ten professors 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.

The list includes AUC professors: Hassan Azzazy, professor and chair of the chemistry department and Mohamed Farag, professor of chemistry.

From the engineering departments: Tamer El Batt, professor and director of the graduate program, department of computer science and engineering; Ezzeldin Sayed-Ahmed Yazeed, professor and director of the graduate program in the department of construction engineering; Yehea Ismail, professor at the department of electronics and communications engineering and director of the nanoelectronics and devices center at AUC and Zewail City; Amal Esawi professor at the department of mechanical engineering; Maki Habib, professor at the department of mechanical engineering; Mohy Mansour, professor at the department of mechanical engineering.

From the physics department: Mohamed Swillam, professor and chair of the department of physics, and Nageh Allam, professor at the department of physics.

Hassan El-Fawal, dean of the School of Sciences and Engineering at AUC, said: "Since coming to the School of Sciences and Engineering, I have always described its faculty as those who have regional expertise with global impact. The placement of several of our faculty in the 2% most impactful, globally, substantiates that belief.”

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