NEW DELHI—Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) University has got another feather in its cap after its Prof Imran Ali from the Department of Chemistry appeared on the coveted Global list of Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) 2020 released by released by the USA’s Web of Science, Clarivate Plc, on Monday. He was congratulated for his great achievement by JMI vice-chancellor Prof Najma Akhtar.
A few weeks ago, Prof Ali was adjudged as the number one scientist in India and 24th in the World in the field of Analytical Chemistry by a group of scientists from the reputed US-based University of Stanford, USA.
Prof Ali has a total of 457 publications to his credit and 210 of them public in Web of Science (WoS) alone.
The HCR-2020 has identified researchers who “demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.” Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index, according to Clarivate Plc.
The HCR-2020 “who’s who” list includes 6,167 researchers from 60 different countries. The list includes 26 Nobel laureates, including three announced this year – CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) pioneers Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer A. Doudna and Reinhard Genzel.
Prof. Imran Ali is a vibrant and most active Professor with high Google citations of 25,500,82 h-index and 260 i10-index. He has a high scientific profile and an excellent international reputation. His primary research goals are multi-disciplinary with the main emphasis on Environmental, Analytical, Organic and Water Chemistry. His specific research includes water treatment, water quality, development of anti-cancer and chiral drugs, pharmaceutical and xenobiotics analysis by chromatography and capillary electrophoresis. He is the pioneer to highlight the importance of the chirality concept in the pollutants, that is, the study of the chiral pollutants.
Prof. Ali is a forerunner and leading researcher in India in the area of chiral separations by chromatography and capillary electrophoresis. He is also a leading researcher in the world in the area of chiral pollutants.
He is a world-recognized academician and researcher with more than 450 publications including patents, books, several book chapters, research papers, technical reports and conference presentations.
While congratulating Prof. Imran Ali for the achievement, Prof. Najma Akhtar, Vice Chancellor, JMI, said ” I am delighted not only to see his name in the list but because of him the name of Jamia Millia Islamia has been included among the world’s outstanding Institutions and Universities. I and Jamia are proud to be associated with a scientist of this repute. I hope he will continue to inspire young lives in the university and the world.”
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(The story has been written by Kashif Ahmed Faraz).