Imphal, Nov 6:
Professor Pulok Kumar Mukherjee, Director of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal has been named among top 2% scientists in the world as per a subject-wise analysis conducted by a team of scientists at Stanford University, California led by Dr. John PA Ioannidis. Professor Pulok Kumar Mukherjee has also been ranked among top 0.15 percent scientists in India with 211 papers in his name and with a worldwide subject rank of 128 among scientists. He is also ranked 3rd in India in the subject of Medicinal & Biomolecular Chemistry. There are 38 other scientists in the Medicinal & Biomolecular Chemistry it added.
According to a statement, Prof. Pulok Kumar Mukherjee is working on traditional medicine inspired drug discovery and development from Indian medicinal plants with major emphasis on their validation, formulation and standardization, metabolomic profiling, safety and related aspects. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Science, India (FNASc) and the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (FRSC).
The analysis was conducted using citations from Scopus along with data assessing scientists for career-long citation impact till the year 2019 and for citation impact during a single calendar year.
The scientists at Stanford University have created a database of over 100,000 top scientists of the world on the basis of standardized citation indicators which’ include information on citations, H-index, co-authorship and a composite indicator as well.
The scientists were organised into 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields using the indicator.
The scientists, staff and students of IBSD congratulated the Director for the remarkable feat.