American University of Beirut

  47 Scholars from Lebanon Who are Reported in the Top 2 percent of Greatest Scholars of the World


A recent study produced a composite citation-ba​sed indicator which lists 32 c​urrent AUB faculty, and seven former ones, among the world's top 2 percent of scholars in their respective fields.

The list includes President Fadlo Khuri, other faculty members from the various Faculties/Schools. 

Drs Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan, Abla Mehio Sibai, and Dr Huda Abu Saad Huijer were amongst the group of 5 women listed, Dr Nisreen Ghaddar (Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture) and Dr Carla Obermyer (Faculty of Health Sciences) completed that list. 

Others from the Faculty of Medicine include Dr. Hani Tamim, SHARP Summer Director, Dr Elie Akl, SHARP faculty member, Drs Kamal Badr, Fuad Ziyadeh, Ali Taher, Ahmad Beydoun, and Ahmad Mansour. 

Congratulations to SHARP, CaMOP, CRI, and to the American University of Beirut community, for such scholarly distinction! 

Note: The table of 32​ academics included in the text above shows only AUB faculty assessed for career-long citation impact up until the end of 2019.

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