Mathematician Named One of Most Highly Cited
MELBOURNE, Fla. — Dr. Ravi Agarwal, Florida Tech professor of mathematics, has been listed among the 300 most highly cited mathematicians in the world by
Thomson Scientific. The honor goes to those with the highest number of citations in mathematics over two decades.
A citation is a note in a paper by another scientist of a reference from a published work. Less than one half of one percent of all publishing authors meet
the criteria for inclusion on ISIHighlyCited.com. The Web site includes more than 5,000 researcher profiles in 21 categories. The ISI Web of Science
provides the source data for the site.
Agarwal’s congratulatory notice read, “Your contributions to this field are evidenced by the high number of citations your publications have received from
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Florida Tech offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in applied mathematics; a bachelor’s degree in mathematical sciences and master’s and
doctoral degrees in operations research.