Swinburne academics top two percent of world’s scientists

Swinburne University campus in Kuching.

KUCHING: Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus (Swinburne Sarawak) academics have been ranked in the top two percent of scientists in the world.

This includes the university’s deputy vice-chancellor and chief executive officer (DVC and CEO) and pro vice-chancellor (Research).

The ranking was based on a science-wide author database of standardised citation indicators developed and led by Stanford University’s Professor John Ioannidis.

DVC and CEO Professor John Wilson and pro vice-chancellor (Research) Professor Ajay Kapoor are in the top two percent of scientists in the world under the Career Long Citation Impact category.

Also ranked in the top two percent under the Single Calendar Year Impact category were the university’s Head of School of Business Professor Lim Weng Marc, Research Centre for Sustainable Technologies director Associate Professor Jaka Sunarso and electrical and electronics engineering senior lecturer Dr Jubaer Ahmed.

(From left) Wilson, Kapoor, Lim, Jaka and Dr Jubaer.