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60 Researchers from the Swanson School of Engineering Ranked Among Top 2% of Scientists Worldwide

According to a new report by Stanford University, 60 researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering are ranked in the top 2 percent of scientists in the world. The report covered scientists globally from a wide range of fields, and the ranking is based on citations from Scopus, assessing scientists for career-long citation impact up until the end of 2019 and for citation impact during the single calendar year 2019. More information on the ranking method can be found here.

The full list can be found here.

“I am incredibly proud of the breadth and depth of our primary and secondary faculty within this survey, both overall and as a segment of the University of Pittsburgh,” noted James R. Martin II, U.S. Steel Dean of Engineering. “Receiving this external validation is a testament to their research and dedication to their respective fields.”

The researchers from the Swanson School of Engineering are:


X. Tracy Cui

William Federspiel

Prashant Kumta

Patrick Loughlin

David Vorp

Stephen F. Badylak

Michael Boninger

R. A. Cooper

Joseph Furman

Jorg Gerlach

Thomas Gilbert

Mark Gladwin

John Kellum

Kacey G. Marra

J. Peter Rubin

Walter Schneider

Ian Sigal

Alexander Star

Yoram Vodovotz

William Wagner

James H.C. Wang

Alan Wells

Peter Wipf

Douglass Lansing Taylor

Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Anna C. Balazs

Eric J. Beckman

Robert Enick

Gerald D. Holder

J. Karl Johnson

Joseph McCarthy

Sachin Velankar

Götz Veser

Irving Wender (deceased)

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Amir Alavi

Andrew P. Bunger

Kent A. Harries

Piervincenzo Rizzo

Luis Vallejo

Radisav Vidic

Fred Moses

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Heng Huang

Alexis Kwasinski

Kartik Mohanram

Ervin Sejdić

Mingui Sun

Rami Melhem

Rob Rutenbar

Industrial Engineering

Larry Shuman

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

William (Buddy) Clark

Paul Ohodnicki

G. Paolo Galdi

Peyman Givi

Brian Gleeson

Scott X. Mao

Gerald H. Meier

Wissam A. Saidi

Guofeng Wang

Xudong Zhang

Carey Balaban

Freddie H. Fu