By our science correspondent
Palakad, Oct 21 (IVC) Five faculty members of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Palakad, have been included in the latest list of the “world’s top two per cent scientists” released by the Stanford University, California, USA.
Last year IIT Palakad had three of its teachers on the Stanford University’s global top scientists’ list, IIT sources said.
The list features two distinctive categories : entire career until 2022 and for the single year 2022.
In the first category, A Seshadri Sekhar, Director of IIT Palakad and Jagadeesh Bayry, Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences and Engineering have found a place. In this category , as many as 2,04,633 scientists were acknowledged worldwide.
In the single year 2022 category, four faculty members from IIT Palakad had made a significant mark. Apart from Prof Bayry , Yogender Goud Kotagiri, Ramanujan Fellow from the Department of Chemistry, Abdul Rasheed P, DBT Ramalingaswami Fellow from thr Department Chemistry and Biological Sciences and Engineering and M Sabarimalai Manikandan, Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, were featured among the world’s top scientists.
IIT Palakad sources expressed happiness at the improvement in the institution’s performance . “This remarkable accomplishment highlights the growing stature of IIT Palakad in scientific research”, Prof Sekhar said.
Stanford University releases data for the top two per cent of researchers across the world every year based on their research publications. “This achievement reaffirms our unwavering dedication to research and academic excellence” Prof. Sekhar added,.