Dr. Suraya Rehman from Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar has figured in the list of highest-cited researchers published by Elsevier, one of the top global publishing houses.
Dr Suraya, a veteran Microbiologist, presently working as Assistant Professor in Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University formerly as University of Dammam Saudi Arabia has completed her doctorate in microbiology from Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) Srinagar.
Dr. Suraya is the first women and first microbiologist to figure in the top 2% of the global researchers in the Stanford University’s list of top global scientists.
Elsevier has created a publicly available database of over 100,000 top-scientists. The database provides standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator, said a release.
With two books and 90 published papers with a Cumulative Impact Factor of 300, Dr. Suraya worked tirelessly during the COVID pandemic and published a paper on “Coronavirus diseases 2019: current biological situation and potential therapeutic perspective.” in the ‘European Journal of Pharmacology.’