IOP Publishing award for top cited Indian authors

(1 Aug 2019) Top cited authors from India are being recognised for the significance of their work with an IOP Publishing award.

The award is for corresponding authors from India, for work published across the whole IOP Publishing journal portfolio in the past three years (2016-2018).

The winners are authors of the top one per cent of the most-cited papers in each subject category. Winning review authors are those whose work is in the top 10 most cited reviews published in the last three years.

Prabu Desikan, Regional Director for South Asia at IOP Publishing, said: “India’s influence, contribution and status in the field of international research is growing continuously. We at IOP Publishing believe it is important to recognise the contribution of the outstanding scientists from this country, and we are proud to present these awards to them.”

The 34 winning authors’ work covers Physics; Materials, Biosciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Environmental Science, and Mathematical Sciences. Between them, they received 797 citations from 2016 to 2018.

The winning review author, meanwhile, received a total of 83 citations for their review papers.

A full list of winners is available here.

The original press release is here.