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Valery Levitas named Highly Ranked Scholar by ScholarGPS; placed in top percentage nationwide

Valery Levitas
Valery Levitas
Valery Levitas

Anson Marston Distinguished Professor, Murray F. Harpole Chair in Engineering and Department of Aerospace Engineering faculty member Valery Levitas has been named an inaugural Highly Ranked Scholar by ScholarGPS.

ScholarGPS is an online source for the analysis of scholarly activity in academia and elsewhere. It celebrates exceptional performance in various fields, disciplines, and specialties. It has reported to Levitas that “your prolific publication record, the high impact of your work, and the outstanding quality of your scholarly contributions have placed you in the top 0.05% of all scholars worldwide.”

Valery Levitas in research lab with students
Levitas is shown with graduate students in his lab in the Department of Aerospace Engineering.

Levitas has been ranked as a #9 Highly Ranked Scholar – Lifetime and Highly Ranked Scholar – Prior 5 Years, both in the area of phase transition. View a detailed summary of his ScholarGPS information.

In addition to his Anson Marston and Harpole Chair titles, Levitas also holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.