Prausnitz named to list of World's Most Influential Scientific Minds

Mark Prausnitz, a faculty member in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, has been listed in the 2014 World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds. 

Thomson Reuters analyzes data using its “Web of Science and InCites platforms to determine which researchers have produced work that is most frequently acknowledged by peers.” The citation data were reviewed for the last 11 years to identify those who published the highest impact work. Prausnitz had highly cited papers ranking in the top 1 percent by citations for their field and year of publication.

According to Thomson Reuters, “these researchers are, undoubtedly, among the most influential scientific minds of our time.”

Four other College of Engineering faculty members — Ian Akyildiz, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Ye (Geoffrey) Li, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Zhong Lin Wang, Materials Science and Engineering; and Younan Xia, Biomedical Engineering — also were on the list.

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