28 Oct 2021
50 ITU Academics in the World’s Most Influential Scientists List
While 1,150 scientists from Turkey were included in the list of the most influential scientists in the world, created every year by scientists from Stanford University, 50 names from ITU were included. ITU ranked first among the Turkish universities that entered the list.
News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office
The latest list of the world's most influential scientists, created annually by scientists from Stanford University, was recently published by Elsevier, a Netherlands-based publishing company specializing in scientific, technical and medical content.
The ranking was made in the two categories of “career-long impact” and “annual impact”. While creating the list, international criteria such as the number of high-quality publications, the impact of the journal in which the publications are published, the number of patents, the number of citations, h-index, hm-index, the number of articles, the number of cited articles and the impact of the journal in which they were published were used.
In the list where the publications of 2020 are ranked according to these criteria, a total of 190,063 scientists were evaluated in the "annual impact" category. While 1,150 scientists from Turkey were included in the list of the most influential scientists in the world, 50 names from ITU were included. ITU maintained its success last year in terms of the number of scientists included in the list and ranked first in Turkey.
In the list of the most influential scientists in the world, 4 academics from ITU were in the top 100, 19 in the top 500, and 30 in the top 1,000.
ITU ranks 1st in the last 5 years according to number of citations
52 scientists from ITU were included in the list among 186,177 people evaluated in the "career-long impact" category, where career analysis is made and the world's most influential scientists are ranked according to the citation impact of the last five years of publications.
In this category, in which a total of 828 scientists from Turkey are ranked according to the citation impact of the last 5 years of publications, ITU also ranked first in Turkey with the number of 52 scientists included in the list. In the category of "career-long impact", 4 scientists from ITU were in the top 100, 6 in the top 200, 14 in the top 500, and 32 in the top 1,000.
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