RIMMS Faculty (Dr. Farooq A. Tahir) featured among top 2% researchers in the world.-
According to a database published by PLOS Biology, seven researchers from NUST are featured amongst the top 2% researchers worldwide by Citation Impact for the calendar year 2019. The research was published by a consortium of authors from #Stanford University #USA, SciTech Strategies USA, and Elsevier, The Netherlands, whereby they recently published updates to their lists of top 100,000 #researchers based on standardised citation indicators using the Scopus (Elsevier) database. The researchers are ranked according to a composite index created by the authors factoring in several bibliometrics including citations, hirsch-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions, etc.
The seven researchers are from four different institutions of NUST and four different disciplines including #ArtificialIntelligence, #Telecommunications, #SignalProcessing and Mathematical Methods in Fluid Mechanics. The researchers are Dr Noreen Sher Akbar and Dr Usman Akram from the NUST College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering #CEME, Dr Meraj Mustafa Hashmi from the NUST School of Natural Sciences #SNS, Dr Faisal Shafait, Dr Muhammad Moazam Fraz and Dr Saad Bin Qaisar from the NUST School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences #SEECS and Dr Farooq Tahir from NUST Research Institute for Microwave & Millimeter-Wave Studies #RIMMS.
Rector NUST felicitated the researchers on this achievement; he wished them all the best and expressed hoped that many more researchers from #NUST will be featured in such league tables in the future and bring laurels to their university and their country.