Purdue Engineering faculty receive prestigious research recognition
Clarivate, a global web analytics company, identified 7,125 researchers who demonstrated a disproportionate level of significant and broad influence in their field or fields of research, according to a release. The methodology draws on data from the Web of Science citation index with analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the Institute for Scientific Information at Clarivate.
The Riley Rising Star Associate Professor of Materials and Mechanical engineering, Babak Anasori, was recognized for materials science.
Letian Dou, the Charles Davidson Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, was recognized for cross-field impact. His research focuses on using simple chemistry and physics to design materials that tackle today’s most critical energy and sustainability challenges.
Alexander Kildishev, professor in the Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recognized for cross-field impact. His research focuses on modeling of nanophotonics devices, optical metamaterials and transformation optics.
Jeffrey T. Miller, professor in the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, was recognized for chemistry. Miller’s research interests are in the heterogeneous catalysis synthesis for production of energy and environmental protection.
Cited for his research in pharmacology and toxicology was Kinam Park, the Showalter Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering. His research focuses in the areas of nano/micro particles, polymer micelles, drug-eluting stents, extracellular matrix, fast dissolving tablets and smart hydrogels.
Vlad Shalaev, the Bob and Anne Burnett Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recognized for his impact in the field of physics. He specializes in nanophotonics, plasmonics, and optical metamaterials.
Peide Ye, the Richard J. and Mary Jo Schwartz Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recognized for cross-field impact. Ye’s research interests include semiconductor physics and devices, Nano-structures and nano-fabrications, Quantum/spin-transport, Atomic layer deposition, High-k/III-V device integration, High-performance III-V MOSFETs, high-k/graphene integration, High-performance graphene FETs and Graphene spintronics.
The Highly Cited Researchers’ names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index, and the list identifies the research institutions and countries where they are based.