A critical aspect of academia is research, Universities that actively conduct research and publish their findings are the ones that play a role in a country’s building block. Malaysia is no short of them, talented problem solving scientist live among us and its heartening to know that they have increased with volume of publications that has been published.
One such facility that houses quite a number of them is Sunway University, the campus does not only have some of the best scientist but have also been recently listed as having the top 2% of the most-cited scientists and academics in various disciplines from around the world by United States based Stanford University.
With the latest addition of Professor Agamutu Pariatamby, Professor Chia Yook Chin, Professor Pervaiz K Ahmed and Professor Teo Kok Lay, the varsity now has more career researchers, listed in the World’s Top 2% Scientist produced by Stanford University, than any other private institution in Malaysia.
“With more research pioneers joining us, Sunway University hopes to create positive research impacts in various sectors such as engineering and technology, medical and health sciences, computing and information systems, business and management,” said Professor Sibrandes Poppema, President of Sunway University.
The Stanford list comprises the top 2% of scientists and is based on the number of citations their publications have achieved in their specific field of research, either over their entire career or in recent years.
Among the profound individuals who joined the university are distinguished Professor and Head of Research Centre for Crystalline Materials Edward Tiekink, Distinguished Research Professor & Head of Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology Professor Saidur Rahman, Associate Den (Research) and Head for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Utilisation Professor Mohamed Kheireddine, Associate Dean (Education) and Head of the Department of Computing and Information Systems Professor Yau Kok Lim and Associate Professor Dr Adarsh Kumar Pandey.