The list of the world’s most influential scientists, created every year by Elsevier and Stanford University, has been announced. ITU ranked first among the Turkish universities that entered the list with 59 academics in the “career-long impact” category and 51 academics in the “annual impact” category.
News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office
The latest list of the world’s most influential scientists, created annually by Elsevier and 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 created according to these criteria, a total of 200,409 scientists were evaluated in the “annual impact” category. While a total of 1,202 scientists from Türkiye entered the list of the world’s most influential scientists, 59 academics from ITU were included in the career-long impact category and 51 in the annual impact category. ITU achieved a significant increase in the number of scientists listed compared to last year and ranked first in Türkiye.
In the list of the world’s most influential scientists, 4 academics from ITU were in the top 100, 17 in the top 500, and 28 in the top 1,000 according to field rankings.
59 scientists from ITU were included in the list among 195,605 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 897 scientists from Türkiye are ranked according to the citation impact of the last 5 years of publications, ITU also ranked first in Türkiye with 59 scientists included in the list. In the category of “career-long impact”, 3 scientists from ITU were in the top 100, 5 in the top 200, 13 in the top 500, and 31 in the top 1,000 according to field rankings.
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