LUT University’s Amit Bhatnagar among the world’s most cited researchers

LUT University's Amit Bhatnagar, Professor of Water Treatment, has been recognized on the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list. The global list by Clarivate Analytics consists of researchers whose publications represent the very best in their field.

Professor Bhatnagar specializes in water treatment and resource recovery. He has over 15 years of research experience in water remediation technologies and solid waste management. He currently leads the research group Water Treatment and Algal Biotechnology, which is a part of LUT's Department of Separation Science.

During his career, he has published approximately 200 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals, and his publications have been cited more than 12 100 times. His current H-index is 52 (Scopus).

Professor Amit Bhatnagar

For Bhatnagar, 2020 is the third consecutive year on the Highly Cited Researchers list; he has previously been listed in the Cross-field category (2018) and the Engineering category (2019).

Clarivate assesses publications based on the number of times they have been cited. The researchers who have qualified for the Highly Cited Researchers  list have the most publications in their field of science that rank in the top 1% by citations in that publication year.

Citations have been assessed from papers published in the Web of Science over the past ten years. The number of citations indicates the impact of a researcher's publications and how well they are known.

Prior to his current professorship at LUT in Mikkeli, Finland, Bhatnagar has worked at the University of Eastern Finland as an assistant, associate and full professor during 2014–2020.

See the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 -list

Further information:

Amit Bhatnagar, Professor, +358503696419; Amit.Bhatnagar@lut.fi