Floudas named Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher two years in a row

floudas_webDr. Christodoulos Floudas, Erle Nye ’59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute, was named a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher for the second year in a row. 

“I am pleased to see that Thomson Reuters recognized our work in both 2014 and 2015,” said Floudas. “This reflects well for the quality of research work in the Multi-scale Systems Engineering Laboratory (MSEL), the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and the Texas A&M Energy Institute.”

Highly Cited Researchers 2015 represents some of world’s most influential scientific minds. About 3,000 researchers earned this distinction by writing the greatest number of reports officially designated by essential science indicators as highly cited papers — ranking among the top 1 percent most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.

Floudas is a world-renowned authority in mathematical modeling and optimization of complex systems. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors for teaching and research, including election to the National Academy of Engineering in 2011, a SIAM Fellow in 2013, a TIAS Fellow and Eminent Scholar for 2013-14, an AIChE Fellow in 2013, a Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens in 2015 and recipient of the Constantin Caratheodory Prize also in 2015.