Bhushan ranks in top 500 of cited scientists worldwide

Posted: February 10, 2021
Bharat Bhushan

An analysis of databases of standardized citation metrics across all scientific disciplines recently published in PLoS Biology reveals Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Bharat Bhushan ranks 440th worldwide for career-long citation and second in the field of mechanical engineering based on impact.

Led by Stanford University Professor John P. A. Ioannidis, the analysis is based on citations from Scopus, assessing scientists for career-long citation impact up until the end of 2019.

Bhushan is currently an Academy Professor at Ohio State. He has served as an Ohio Eminent Scholar, The Howard D. Winbigler Professor in the College of Engineering, Director of the Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio/Nanotechnology and Biomimetics, and affiliated faculty in John Glenn College of Public Affairs. He has authored 10 scientific books, over 100 book chapters, more than 900 scientific papers and 60 technical reports.

As well as receiving more than two dozen awards from professional societies, industry and U.S. government agencies, Bhushan received NASA’s Certificate of Appreciation to recognize the critical tasks that he performed in support of President Reagan’s Commission investigating the Space Shuttle Challenger accident. He is also the recipient of various international fellowships including the Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize for Senior Scientists, the Max Planck Foundation Research Award for Outstanding Foreign Scientists and the Fulbright Senior Scholar Award.