UNIC Professor Dimitris Drikakis ranks top researcher in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, in Cyprus
University of Nicosia’s Professor Dimitris Drikakis has ranked “top researcher” in the discipline of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, in Cyprus, according to the 2023 Edition of Research.com.
In the equivalent world ranking of this leading academic platform for researchers, Prof. Drikakis ranks #494 among 166,880 scientists examined in total.
Professor Drikakis, who also serves as the University’s Vice President for Global Partnerships, and Executive Director of Research & Innovation Office, has a joint faculty appointment in Science & Engineering & Medical Schools, and conducts multidisciplinary research in engineering science and emerging technologies, including fluid mechanics, acoustics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning, with applications to aerospace, defence, energy and biomedical sector. He has extensively worked with industry and research laboratories worldwide in the above areas.
He has received the William Penney Fellowship Award by the UK’s Atomic Establishment in recognition of his contributions to multicomponent flows; the Innovator of the Year Award (2014) by the UK’s Innovation Institute for a new-generation carbon-capture nanotechnology device; and has also received awards from the US Air Force in AI, high speed flows and acoustics. Furthermore, he has published 470 research articles and graduated 45 PhD students, many of whom have senior positions in academia and industry.
Research.com is a widely respected academic platform that provides a comprehensive database of scientific articles, researchers, and publications across a broad range of fields. The platform has established itself as a credible and trustworthy source of information in the academic community, and its rankings are highly regarded by scholars and researchers worldwide. Its annual rankings of the best scientists in different fields are based on a rigorous methodology that considers various factors, such as the number of publications, citations, and impact. a