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QU College of Engineering faculty member named as Highly Cited Researcher 2019 by Web of Science Group | Qatar University

QU College of Engineering faculty member named as Highly Cited Researcher 2019 by Web of Science Group

2019-12-01
Prof Hammadi named as Highly Cited Researcher 2019 by Web of Science Group

Professor Dr. Bassim Hamid Hammadi, a Qatar University (QU) faculty member from the College of Engineering is named ‘Highly Cited Researcher’ for the year 2019 by the Web of Science Group. Prof. Bassim earned this distinction for his significant influence through the publication of multiple papers, for being highly cited by his peers over the last decade and also ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science.

According to Clarivate Analytics, of which Web of Science Group is a part of, “In 2019, fewer than 6,300, or 0.1%, of the world's researchers, across 21 research fields, have earned this exclusive distinction.”

This is not the first time Prof. Hammadi received such international recognition. He has been given the title of Highly Cited Researcher in the field of engineering for six consecutive years (2014–2019). In addition, he was listed as one of the Most Cited Researchers in 2016 for chemical engineering, and environmental science and engineering by the Shanghai Global Rankings of Academic Subjects.

Prof. Hammadi successfully supervised the works of five postdoctoral fellows, 22 PhD 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 280 articles in ISI-indexed journals, and more than 100 articles in other international and national journals and proceedings. According to Google Scholar, his total number of received citations is more than 37,000, and he has an author h-index of 97 and i-10 index of 273.