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Texas A&M: Sharma Ranked 80th in World Citations in Environmental Science Field

In “A standardized citation metrics author database annotated for scientific field” published in PLOS Biology Dr. Virender Sharma, professor at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, has been ranked 80th in the world in the field of Environmental Science.

The publicly available data-base of 100,000 top scientists provides standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship-adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions, and a composite indicator.

Dr. Sharma was named the 2019 Outstanding Distinguished Scientist by Texas A&M University’s research honor society Sigma Xi. His areas of research interests include chemistry and applications of ferrates; inactivation of virus, bacteria and toxins in water and air; removal of emerging contaminants such as antibiotics, estrogens and toxic metals in water; formation, fate and toxicity of silver and gold engineered and natural nanoparticles in aquatic environments; and applications to ferrites to destroy toxins and pollutants under solar light.

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