P.C. Rossin College of
Engineering and Applied Science
Researcher achieves ‘h-index’ milestone
Israel E. Wachs, the G. Whitney Snyder Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has earned an h-index of over 100, based on his Google Scholar citations, placing him among the top 2800 researchers worldwide in all disciplines of all times (from approximately 1900 to the present). The h-index was originally suggested by a physicist, Jorge E. Hirsch, in 2005, as a measure of productivity and citation impact.
 
Researchers at the top of the h-index list include Sigmund Freud, with an h-index of about 280. The group of approximately 3200 researchers with h-index above 100 includes distinguished researchers ranging from Nobel Laureates to leading engineers and scientists in every discipline.
 
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