New Delhi: 22 researchers affiliated with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham have clinched a prestigious position on Stanford University’s coveted list of top scientists, reaffirming their academic brilliance for the fourth consecutive year. The esteemed US-based institution’s rankings, a testament to their dedication and expertise, spotlight these researchers among the global top 2%.
This year’s accomplishment reflects a substantial increase from the previous year’s tally of 13, underscoring the institution’s growing influence in the realm of research and academia. Stanford University’s meticulous selection process assesses candidates based on the quality and quantity of their published research papers, as well as the cumulative years dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.
In 2023, Stanford University introduced two distinct lists to recognize outstanding contributions to the field. The first list acknowledges researchers who have made substantial strides, considering both the volume of research papers published and the extensive duration spent in research pursuits. The second list, however, shines a spotlight on excellence achieved in the past year, emphasizing the dynamic nature of scientific inquiry.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s continuous presence on this illustrious roster signifies not only the institution’s commitment to groundbreaking research but also the unwavering dedication of its scholars. This accomplishment serves as a testament to their relentless pursuit of knowledge, making them an integral part of the global scientific community.
The first list includes eight researchers with Amrita:
Dr. P Venkat Rangan, Vice-Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Dr. Maneesha V Ramesh, Provost, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy, Professor, Amrita School of Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, Kochi
Prof. Shantikumar Nair, Dean & HoS, School of Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine, Kochi
Dr. R. Krishnakumar, HoD, Professor, Department of Paediatric Cardiology, School of Medicine, Kochi
Dr. Radhika N., Professor, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore
Dr. Bijo Mathew, Professor & HoD, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Analysis, School of Pharmacy, Kochi
Dr. Madhav Datta, Professor Emeritus, Amrita School of Engineering
The second list then went on to include the following researchers with Amrita for their achievements this past year:
Dr. Soman K.P, Dean, School of Artificial Intelligence | HoD, Computational Engineering and Networking, Coimbatore
Dr. Aravind Madhavan, Research Scientist, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri
Dr. Vinod V.T Padil, Professor, School for Sustainable Futures, Amritapuri
Dr. Sanjay Pandey, Head, Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Amrita School of Medicine, Faridabad
Dr. R. Krishankumar, School of Computing, Coimbatore
Dr. Adityakumar Sahu, Associate Professor, School of Computing, Amaravati
Dr. Senthilkumar Bhaskar, Assistant Professor, Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, Kochi
Dr. Sudip Kumar Batabyal, Professor, Dept of Sciences, School of Physical Sciences, Coimbatore
Dr. J.K Madhukesh, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru
Dr. Manu Raj, Professor, Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, Kochi
Dr. Sunil Kumar, Assistant Professor, Dept of Mathematics, Chennai
Dr. Shantanu Mandal, PhD. & Research – Chair Amrita School of Business, Amaravati
Dr. Naveen Kumar – Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru
Dr. Varun Kumar – Post-doctoral student, Computational Science Lab (CSL), Bengaluru