Three CHBE Faculty Among Top 100 Material Scientists in Canada | Dr. David P. Wilkinson receives Materials Science Leader Award for 2024.

We are thrilled to announce that three faculty members from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE) have been ranked among the top 100 Material Science researchers in Canada by, a leading academic platform.

Dr. Orlando Rojas, Dr. Savvas Hatzikiriakos, and Dr. David P. Wilkinson have all earned prestigious spots in the 2024 Edition of the Ranking of Best Scientists in the field of Materials Science. Their groundbreaking research and contributions to the field have been recognized both nationally and globally. Dr. Wilkinson has also been honored with the Materials Science Leader Award for 2024.

The rankings by are based on the D-index (Discipline H-index) metric, which considers only papers and citation values specific to an examined discipline. Leading scientists with a D-index of at least 40 for academic publications in the area of Materials Science were included in this prestigious ranking.

For more details, you can view the full rankings at the following links:

Congratulations to Dr. Rojas, Dr. Hatzikiriakos, and Dr. Wilkinson on this outstanding achievement! Their dedication and excellence in research continue to elevate the reputation of our department and institution.

Read more about these rankings in the following article: Statistics & Trends for Rankings