Nicholas Peppas Named A Highly Cited Researcher
Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering, has been included in the 2014 Thomas Reuters’ list of Highly Cited Researchers.
This list recognizes many of the world’s leading scientific minds and is comprised of more than 3,200 researchers in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences. Peppas was one of seven Cockrell School researchers named, illustrating UT Austin’s growing influence on the global research landscape.
Researchers listed earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators℠ as Highly Cited Papers — ranking among the top 1 percent most cited for their subject field and year of publication. This earns them the mark of “exceptional impact,” according to Thomson Reuters. Peppas has published on the topics of biomaterials, drug delivery, bioengineering, hydrogels and polymers. He was listed in the pharmacology and toxicology category.
The Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list is one of several criteria used by the Center for World-Class Universities to determine the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
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