University of Nottingham Malaysia’s (UNM) academics are listed in the Stanford University list of top two percent of scientists and academics as the most cited scientists in a large range of disciplines. This list, which was created by analysing a group of over 100,000 scientists, has classified via 22 scientific fields and 176 subfields features.
List of UNM Academics featured on The Stanford List
- 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 Gan’s expertise include biomass processing technologies, combustion and emissions as well as environmental remediation.
- 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 Lam’s expertise include supply chain planning and optimisation.
- 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.
- 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. Professor Show’s expertise include Bioprocessing from Upstream to Downstream, Separation and Purification Technology, and Algae Biorefinery 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 100,000 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, he is among the top 0.1% globally.
- Dr Sakiru Solarin from the School of Economics was listed under the field of Enabling & Strategic Technologies and in the subfields of Environmental Sciences and Energy.
“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. It is a great achievement for many of our academics to be recognised at an international level. This is a reflection of the quality of our groundbreaking research,” said Professor Andy Chan, Interim Vice-Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange) of the University of Nottingham Malaysia.
(Article image caption: (first row from left to right): Professor Ir Dr Dominic Foo, Professor Suyin Gan, Professor Asgar Ali. (second row from left to right): Professor Hon Loong Lam, Professor Haider Abbas Almurib, Professor Pau Loke Show. (third row from left to right): Dr Christophe Wiart, Dr Muhammad Aazam, Dr Sakiru Solarin 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. Studying at the University of Nottingham is a life-changing experience and we pride ourselves on unlocking the potential of our students. 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. Ranked 103rd out of more than 1,000 institutions globally and 18th in the UK by the QS World University Rankings 2022, the University’s state-of-the-art facilities and inclusive and disability sport provision is reflected in its crowning as The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 Sports University of the Year. 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. Alongside Nottingham Trent University, we lead the Universities for Nottingham initiative, a pioneering collaboration which brings together the combined strength and civic missions of Nottingham’s two world-class universities and is working with local communities and partners to aid recovery and renewal following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted on 3rd November 2021