Professor Dissanayake ranked among the top 2% of researchers in the world

Professor Laskhman Dissanayake of the Condensed Matter Physics and Solid-State Chemistry Research Programme of the National Institute of Fundamental Studies has been ranked among the World’s Top 2% Scientists in the 2021 List of outstanding researchers prepared by Elsevier BV, Stanford University, USA. 

This is the newest data update for “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators” published on October 10, 2022. 

In this career-long database and single-year dataset, considered 195,605 scientists and 200,409 scientists, respectively from 22 scientific fields and 176 subfields. 

The Top 2% is based on the academics’ scientific achievements measured by the bibliometric index. The evaluation criteria include the H-index, the impact factor, total citations, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator, and many more.

The dataset can be viewed using the following link.

As a well-known research institution in Sri Lanka, we highly value Prof. Dissanayake’s incredible achievement.