Forty-one scientists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and another 7 members of the Assembly of Academicians and Corresponding Members who work in universities are among the top two percent of top scientists in the world, according to Stanford University’s career-long impact ranking published recently.

In the Stanford rankings published in 2020, scientists working at BAS were 25. Now their number is 41 which unequivocally shows the high standing of Academy researchers among the global scientific community and their leading role in world science.

A total of 73 researchers from Bulgaria from different fields of science have found a place in the ranking of the American university. It was compiled on the basis of a complex analysis, which includes information on the number of citations, h-index, co-authorship-adjusted Hm-index, citations of papers in different authorship positions, etc. Scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields.

This year, Stanford University also published a ranking of top scientists according to their impact on the development of world science in the previous year. A total of 48 Bulgarian scientists are in the top 2%. There are 5 scientists of BAS who are included for the first time in the single-year impact ranking.

List of scientists of BAS in the ranking see HERE.

Besides from BAS, the ranking also includes the names of scientists from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, the Medical University of Sofia and other universities.