The Genius Trio: How Three NIT Srinagar Professors Became Global Science Icons
The Genius Trio: How Three NIT Srinagar Professors Became Global Science Icons

The Genius Trio: How Three NIT Srinagar Professors Became Global Science Icons

In a monumental achievement that has put them on the global academic map, three faculty members from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar have been recognized among the world's top 2% scientists. This prestigious accolade comes from Stanford University's meticulously curated World's Top 2% Scientists database.

The Selection Criteria

The selection process for this honor is rigorous and evaluates scientists based on standardized citation indicators such as citations, h-index, and the composite c-score. The three distinguished faculty members—Dr. Vijay Kumar from the Physics Department, Dr. Neeraj Gupta from the Electrical Engineering Department, and Dr. Prvan Kumar Katiyar from the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department—have been placed firmly in the global spotlight.

A Proud Moment for NIT Srinagar

The Director of NIT Srinagar, Prof (Dr) Sudhakar Yedla, expressed immense pride in the faculty members' achievements. He emphasized that their contributions not only enrich the academic world but also have the potential to address real-world challenges and drive innovation across various scientific disciplines.

The Research Impact

Dr. Vijay Kumar

Dr. Vijay Kumar's research portfolio is extensive and covers a wide range of fields, including functional materials, solid-state luminescent materials, biopolymers, drug delivery devices, and wastewater treatment. His work has earned him well-deserved recognition.

Dr. Neeraj Gupta

Dr. Neeraj Gupta has made pioneering contributions in power systems, renewable energy, and uncertainty quantification. His research aims to revolutionize the energy sector, making it more sustainable and efficient.

Dr. Prvan Kumar Katiyar

Dr. Prvan Kumar Katiyar's groundbreaking work in electrometallurgy and corrosion holds immense promise in the field of metallurgy. His research has the potential to unlock various applications, further advancing this critical domain.

Global Recognition

The Stanford University list, which identifies the top 2% of scientists worldwide, is considered the most prestigious worldwide. It includes researchers from more than 10 million scientists considered to be active worldwide, across 22 scientific fields and 176 subfields.


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