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“Best Mathematician” list includes Purdue professors


Several professors from the Department of Mathematics are recognized in the 2023 ranking of the Best Mathematics Scientists in the United States. This is a cumulative ranking that includes a lifetime of scholarship by mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists, living and deceased.

Purdue mathematicians included in the ranking are:

#97 Jie Shen

#257 Jim Douglas (deceased)

#781 Plamen Stefanov

#928 Zhiqiang Cai

#958 Andrei Gabrielov

#1092 Changyou Wang

You can see the full list here:

About the methodology: The ranking was created using a detailed examination of 166,880 scholars determined from multiple bibliometric data sources. For the discipline of Mathematics, over 6262 scholars were investigated. Data for the ranking was compiled from multiple data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for devising the citation-based metrics were acquired on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a scientist's D-index (Discipline H-index), which includes exclusively papers and citation metrics for an examined discipline.

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