LAHORE: 17 professors of the University of Punjab appeared in an updated list of top 2% researchers in the world. This list was issued by a team of scientists, from Stanford University, USA, led by Prof. John loannidis.
The PU professors included in the top global researchers are: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sharif (Mathematics), Prof. Dr. Khalid Mahmood (Information Management), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram (Mathematics), Prof. Dr. Shahzad Naseem (Solid State Physics), Prof. Dr. Abdul Rauf Shakoori (Biological Sciences), Dr. Zeeshan Yousaf (Mathematics), Dr. Muhammad Zaeem ul Haq Bhatti (Mathematics), Dr. Nauman Raza (Mathematics), Dr. Muhammad Riaz (Mathematics), Dr. Saira Arshed (Mathematics), Dr. Zahoor H. Farooqui (Chemistry), Dr. Robina Begum (Chemistry), Dr. Muhammad Rizwan (Physical Sciences), Dr. Saira Riaz (Solid State Physics), Dr. Hafiz Azhar All (Entomology), Dr. Arshad Javaid (Plant Pathology) and (Late) Dr. Muhammad Younis (Computer Sciences).
These PU researchers have been selected on the basis of their research papers, citations, h-index and collaboration in research. PU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar has congratulated the professors for achieving this prestigious rank and appreciated their efforts for boosting the ranking of the university. He mentioned that the present administration has taken several initiatives for improvement of the University’s subject wise and overall ranking among universities. He said that PU administration would provide full support to the faculty members and researchers who are contributing positively in socio-economic development of Pakistan.