In a remarkable achievement, 11 professors from the University of Kashmir have earned global recognition by making it to the list of the world’s top scientists in 2023. This prestigious list, compiled by Elsevier on behalf of Stanford University, acknowledges the remarkable contributions of these scholars in various fields. Let’s delve into the details and learn more about these accomplished individuals.
Professor Shakeel Ahmad Romshoo: Pioneering Hydrologist and Glaciologist
Professor Shakeel Ahmad Romshoo, a distinguished academician, has contributed significantly to hydrology, glaciology, and climate change. He served as a Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Kashmir before taking on the role of Vice Chancellor at the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) in Kashmir.
Prof Farooq Masoodi: Leading Researcher in Food Science and Technology
Professor Farooq Masoodi, from the Department of Food Science and Technology, has excelled in food science. His research has earned him a place among the world’s top scientists.
Professor Ghulam Jeelani: Earth Sciences Expert
Professor Ghulam Jeelani, a luminary in the Department of Earth Sciences, is recognized for his valuable contributions to the field.
Professor Manzoor Ahmad Shah: Pioneering Work in Botany
Professor Manzoor Ahmad Shah, hailing from the Department of Botany, is a distinguished researcher who has significantly impacted the field.
Rising Stars: Assistant Professors from the University of Kashmir
Apart from these four renowned professors, seven assistant professors from the University of Kashmir have also been honored in the list of top global scientists:
Dr. Adil Gani
Dr. Idrees Wani
Dr. Imtiyaz Khan
Dr. Faheem Arjimand
Dr. Manzoor Ahmad Mir
Dr. Shabir Ahmad Parah
Dr. Firdaus Ahmad Shah
Dr. Shabir Ahmad Parah: A Tale of Inspiration
Dr. Shabir Ahmad Parah’s journey to global recognition is a testament to the power of determination and perseverance. Hailing from a rural background in Kashmir, he is a first-generation literate in his family. His academic journey took shape entirely within the valley, from primary education to obtaining his PG and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Kashmir.
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