By Our Reporter
Prof. Emeka Oguzie, The President of the INTERNATIONAL FAMILY FOUNDATION and a Chemistry Professor with the Federal University of Owerri, has been listed as one of the best world Scientists.
The report was prepared by Prof. John PA Loannidis of Stanford University and his team, on November 14, 2020.
Prof. Emeka Oguzie who is one of the very few from an African University was selected from a US-based Stanford University report recently released list that represents the top 2 per cent of the most-cited scientists in various disciplines.
The exhaustive list has 159,683 persons with nearly 1,500 scientists, doctors and engineers globally.
The database, according to IIT Guwahati, was created to provide updated analyses and a publicly available database of top scientists that provide standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship-adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions, and a composite indicator.
The President of the INTERNATIONAL FAMILY FOUNDATION; featured on the list from various scientific fields — the Departments of civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Biosciences and Bioengineering, Chemistry, Electrical and Electronics.
While, congratulating him in his Owerri country home, the Secretary General of the Foundation, HRH Sir. Ovie Owen Omeleh. KSP. Said Professor Emeka Oguzie; who has demonstrated the same commitment and Leadership to the Foundation is now a Global citizen and a pride to Africa.
He noted as quite impressive that the FOUNDATION’s President had published over 107 papers, ranked 397 in the field of Materials among a total authors within the field of 177,931.
“This accomplished feat he acknowledged was a result of his sacrifice, discipline, diligence and committment to Excellence.”
He called on the Federal Government and President Mohammad Buhari to give the required recognition and encourage this noble achievement which has brought pride to Africa and indeed Nigeria.