|Malaysia's Most Influential Scientific Professors: Saidur, Abdul and Ishak|
Three Malaysian academics are among the world’s leading scientific minds, according to a report by business information firm Thomson Reuters.The Malaysian Insider:
Titled The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014, it is the third such list by the firm, with the first published in 2001.
The local scholars honoured were Prof Dr Abdul Latif Ahmad from Universiti Sains Malaysia’s school of chemical engineering, Prof Dr Ishak Hakim from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s science and technology faculty and Prof Dr Saidur Rahman from University Malaya’s engineering faculty.
The report is based on two separate studies, both drawing on data and commentary from Thomson Reuters bibliometric experts via InCites Essential Science Indicators, the world’s leading web-based research analytics platform.
The first analysis, an annual study performed by Thomson Reuters, spotlights the scientific community’s emerging trends and the innovators behind them by ranking the scientists, or hottest researchers, who recently published at least 15 papers with notably higher levels of citations.
The second, longer-range study updates the world’s most influential researchers listing, also known as the most Highly Cited Researchers.