Almost nine researchers from the National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) ascended to distinction by standing among the world’s Top 2 percent research achievers from among 100,000 top-of-the-line researchers in 2021.
The ranking data is assembled by Stanford University’s Prof John PA Ioannidis along with his team, and printed by Elsevier. The scholars are graded on the basis of a complex index factoring in numerous bibliometrics, comprising Hirsch-index, citations, citations to papers in different authorship positions, etc.
The nine researchers belong to six diverse institutes of NUST and seven separate fields, including Signal Processing, Materials, Telecommunications, Bio-medical, Chemical, Computer Science, and Mathematical Methods in Fluid Mechanics.
Moreover, the researchers are Dr. Meraj Mustafa Hashmi, Dr. Noreen Sher Akbar, Dr. Salman Raza Naqvi, Dr. Adeeb Shehzad, Dr. Muhammad Ishaq, Dr. Muhammad Usman Akram, Dr. Iftikhar Hussain Gul, Dr. Abdul Ghafoor, and Dr. Farooq Ahmed Tahir.
The integer of scholars from NUST presenting among the Top 2% of the world’s top-ranked researchers has progressively augmented over the past three years, with eight and three faculty members making to the list printed in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Consequently, this voices the capacities of the favorable environment NUST gives in order for knowledge seekers and initiators to make a modification in these epoch-making times.
Since its time of initiation in general and last few years in particular, NUST has steadily made progress in its R&D pursuits, boosting its way to the top in Pakistan, and making the nation through transformative higher education.
Currently, NUST is ranked #358 in the world, #74 in Asia, and #1 in Pakistan, according to QS University Rankings 2022.
Furthermore, it also merits declare that on the basis of the number of institutes graded in the overall table, Pakistan is the 29th-most represented location in the world. QS University rankings are positioned around a few Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and NUST has succeeded to make its position amongst the Top 150 universities of the world.