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CENG Faculty Member named as Highly Cited Researcher for 2020 in Engineering | Qatar University

CENG Faculty Member named as Highly Cited Researcher for 2020 in Engineering

2020-11-25
Prof. Bassim Hameed

Qatar University’s Professor Bassim Hamid Hammadi from Department of Chemical Engineering- College of Engineering, has been named as a Highly-Cited Researcher for 2020 for significant influence in Engineering through the publication of multiple papers, highly cited by his peers, over the last decade that is ranked the top 1% by citations in Web of Science, according to Clarivate Analytics.
Recently he was listed in the 12th Edition of webometrics as a Highly-Cited Researcher (h-index >100) according to Google Scholar Citations public profile. With this achievement, he is among the 4,167 Highly-Cited Researchers of all disciplines as of 2020, based on frequencies in the Google Scholar Citations database.
This is not the first time Prof. Bassim received such international recognition. He has been a Highly Cited Researcher in the Engineering field for the last seven years (2014–2020). Besides, he was listed as one of the Most Cited Researchers for Chemical Engineering and Environmental Science and Engineering Subjects of 2016 by the Shanghai Global Rankings of Academic Subjects.
The Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate is an annual list recognizing influential researchers in the sciences and social sciences worldwide. The 2020 list contains 3,896 scientists in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences, including 173 scientists in the Engineering field, of which Prof. Bassim is one of them. The list also includes 2,493 Highly Cited Researchers for cross-field performance. The list focuses on contemporary research achievement: only highly cited papers in science and social sciences journals indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection™ during the 11-year period 2009 to 2019 were surveyed. Highly cited papers are defined as those ranked in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year.
Prof. Bassim successfully supervised the works of 5 postdoctoral fellows, 22 Ph.D. and 26 MSc students, and more than 70 final-year research projects to completion. He achieved a milestone of 21 research grants as a lead principal investigator. To date, he published more than 300 articles in indexed journals. According to Google Scholar, his total number of received citations are more than 43,700, and he has an author h-index of 104 and an i-10 index of 282.