23 Nov 2021 19:18 IST

Six researchers from MAHE among top scientists worldwide

The list of top scientists in a Stanford study recognises high impact research work done in 2020.

Six researchers from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), including three from Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), have been recognised in the top scientists worldwide list in a study by Stanford University.

A statement by MAHE said that the list of top scientists was generated by John P A Ioannidis from Stanford University and his research collaborators based on the single-year impact of the research work in the year 2020. The exhaustive list includes the top 2 percentile scientists of the world from different fields based on scientific publication standardized citation indications and was assessed based on parameters such as the number of citations, co-authorship, and a composite indicator.

‘Proud moment’

Of the six scientists, three are from MIT in Manipal. Raja Selvaraj from Chemical Engineering department of MIT figured in ‘Biotechnology - Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry’ subject; Raghavendra U from Instrumentation and Control Engineering of MIT figured in ‘Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing - Biomedical Engineering- Information and Communication Technologies’; and Ali Tanweer from Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of MIT was listed in ‘Networking and Telecommunications - Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing - Information and Communication Technologies’ subject.

Lt Gen MD Venkatesh (sitting, centre), Vice-Chancellor of MAHE, PLNG Rao, Pro-VC of MAHE, and Narayana Sabhahit (sitting, right), Registrar of MAHE, are seen with the scientists.


Acharya Shashidhar from Manipal College of Dental Sciences featured in ‘Dentistry - Pharmacology and Pharmacy - Clinical Medicine’ subject area; Mutalik Srinivas from Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences was figured in ‘Pharmacology and Pharmacy - Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry - Clinical Medicine’ subject, and Satheesha Nayak B from Melaka-Manipal Medical College was listed in ‘Anatomy and Morphology - General and Internal Medicine - Clinical Medicine’ subject.

Congratulating the researchers, Lt Gen MD Venkatesh, Vice-Chancellor of MAHE, said MAHE is extremely proud of its researchers who all are making a mark in the global level. “This is a great moment of celebration for us as our researchers have repeatedly proved to be among the best in the world,” he said.