Faculty members named world's top nano-scientists

The Webometrics list of the best nanotechology-nanoscience experts of the world included Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences members Yuda Yürüm and Yusuf Menceloğlu.


Founded in 2006 to evaluate the academic performance of more than 20 thousand universities and hundreds of thousands of scientists across the world, Spanish Webometrics revealed the list of the top nanotechology-nanoscience scholars of the world.The list includes 15 scholars from Turkey, among which are Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences members Yuda Yürüm and Yusuf Menceloğlu.

Webometrics evaluated the scientific outputs of experts working in nanotechnology, a field viewed as the technology of the future and attracting billions of dollars in R&D funds in both developed and developing countries, and announced the top 1800 experts in this field. The methodology employed reliable and recognized scientific criteria such as H-index, number of citations, and number of documents to assess the impact of scientific output. Scientists having an H-index of less than 20 were excluded from the study. The most extensive academic performance ranking of the world includes only 15 scholars from Turkey.

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