University of Nottingham Malaysia’s Provost and CEO Professor Graham Kendall and key academics were listed in the Stanford University list of top two percent of scientists and academics as being the most cited scientists in a large range of disciplines. This list, which was created by analysing a group of over 150,000 scientists classified via 22 scientific fields and 176 subfields features.
List of UNM Academics Featured on The Stanford List
- Professor Graham Kendall from the School of Computer Science, who is also the Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, as well as the Provost and CEO of the University of Nottingham Malaysia. Professor Kendall was listed under the field of Information & Communication Technologies and the subfields of Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing. Professor Kendall’s expertise include heuristics, meta-heuristics, hyper-heuristics, evolutionary computation, artificial intelligence and operational research.
- Professor Ir Dr Dominic Foo from the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, who is also the Director for the Centre for Green Technologies, was listed under the field of Engineering, and subfields of Chemical Engineering. Professor Foo’s expertise includes process integration and optimisation for waste minimisation and CO2 reduction.
- Professor Suyin Gan from the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering was listed in the field of Enabling & Strategic Technologies and under the subfields of Environmental Sciences and Energy.
- Professor Pau Loke Show from the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, who is also the Director of Food Processing Research Center and Co-Director of Future Food Malaysia Beacon of Excellence, was listed under the field of Enabling & Strategic Technologies, and under the subfields of Energy and Biotechnology. Prof Show’s expertise include bioprocessing from upstream to downstream and algae biorefinery.
- Professor Asgar Ali, who is also the Director of the Centre for Postharvest Biotechnology from the School of Biosciences, was listed under the field of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry and under the subfields of Food Science and Horticulture.
- Professor Hon Loong Lam from the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering was listed under the field of Enabling & Strategic Technologies and in the subfields of Environmental Sciences and Energy.
- Professor Haider Abbas Almurib from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering was listed under the field of Engineering and in the subfields of Industrial Engineering and Automation and Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
- Dr Christophe Wiart from the School of Pharmacy was listed under the field of Chemistry and in the subfields of Medicinal and Biomedical Chemistry and Plant Biology and Botany.
- Dr Muhammad Aazam from the School of Computer Science was listed for the year 2019 among the top 100K globally including all science and engineering disciplines (ranked at 0.4% globally in all science/engineering disciplines). He is among the top 0.9% globally in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (of which, Computer Science is a part), top 0.6% globally in Networking and Telecom., while in the subfield of Distributed Computing, among the top 0.1% globally.
“The University of Nottingham Malaysia’s academics are proud to be at the forefront of world leading research and we are honoured to be recognised in The Stanford List. This is a great achievement, especially when you consider that we are relatively young, having only been established 20 years ago. Our academics who have been recognised are only the tip of the iceberg of many academics here that are carrying out world leading, high impact research.” said Professor Graham Kendall, Provost and CEO of the University of Nottingham Malaysia.
Full list can be found here.
(Article image caption: (first row from left to right): Professor Suyin Gan, Professor Pau Loke Show, Professor Hon Loong Lam. (second row from left to right): Professor Haider Abbas Almurib, Professor Graham Kendall, Professor Ir Dr Dominic Foo. (third row from left to right): Dr Christophe Wiart, Professor Asgar Ali, Dr Muhammad Aazam who were listed in The Stanford List)
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Notes to editors: The University of Nottingham is a research-intensive university with a proud heritage, consistently ranked among the world's top 100. Studying at the University of Nottingham is a life-changing experience and we pride ourselves on unlocking the potential of our 44,000 students - Nottingham was named both Sports and International University of the Year in the 2019 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, was awarded gold in the TEF 2017 and features in the top 20 of all three major UK rankings. We have a pioneering spirit, expressed in the vision of our founder Sir Jesse Boot, which has seen us lead the way in establishing campuses in China and Malaysia - part of a globally connected network of education, research and industrial engagement. We are ranked eighth for research power in the UK according to REF 2014. We have six beacons of research excellence helping to transform lives and change the world; we are also a major employer and industry partner - locally and globally.
Posted on 25th November 2020