University of Stanford, USA adjudged Jamia’s Prof. Imran Ali as number one scientist of Analytical Chemistry in India; 12 other JMI researchers shine in global list of top 2 % scientists

New Delhi: It is a matter of great pride for the Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) that Prof. Imran Ali of the Department of Chemistry has been adjudged the number one scientist in India in the field of Analytical Chemistry by a group of scientists from the University of Stanford, USA. The list has been published in the globally renowned journal PLOS Biology. Prof. Ali is at 24th rank in the world while number one in the country.

PLOS Biology has published the list of 68,80,389 (Sixty Eight Lakh Eighty Thousand Three Hundred Eighty Nine) scientists excelling in different scientific fields in the research paper entitled “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators” authored by John P. A. Ioannidis et al.

Apart from Prof. Ali many elite researchers from Jamia Millia Islamia secured top 2% position in the list of 60 lakh plus Global Scientists. Prof. Faizan Ahmad, INSA Senior Scientist at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences has been adjudged as 4th top scientist in the country in the field of Biophysics. Other elite scientists from the university who secured their names in the coveted 2% top scientists list are as follows:

Prof. Mohammad Sami, Centre for Theoretical Physics: All India Rank: 10 in Nuclear & Particle
Physics Prof. Anjan Ananda Sen, Centre for Theoretical Physics: All India Rank: 31 in Nuclear &
Particle Physics
Prof. Sharif Ahmad, Department of Chemistry: All India Rank: 1048 in Polymers
Prof. Haseeb Ahsan, Faculty of Dentistry, All India Rank: 377 in Biochemistry & Molecular
Prof. Sushant Ghosh, Centre for Theoretical Physics; All India Rank: 782 in Nuclear & Particle
Prof. Tabrez A. Khan, Department of Chemistry; All India Rank: 831 in Environmental Sciences
Dr. Rafiq Ahmad, Ramalingaswami Fellow, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; All
India Rank: 1182 in Analytical Chemistry
Dr. Atiqur Rahman, Department of Geography, All India Rank: 1219 in Geological & Geomatics
Dr. Abid Haleem, Department of Mechanical Engineering, All India Rank: 1422 in Business &
Dr. Arun Singh, Department of Physics, All India Rank: 1540 in Energy
Prof. Tokeer Ahmad, Department of Chemistry: All India Rank: 1687 in Materials
Dr. Md. Imtaiyaz Hassan, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences; All India
Rank: 1746 in Biophysics

Professor Najma Akhtar, Vice Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia expressed her happiness and
congratulated all the scientists as they brought laurels to the University exactly when it was
celebrating 100th years of its foundation. This array of scientists once again proved that JMI is
excelling well in both high quality research and teaching, she said.