JNCASR is the institution with the ‘highest impact’: Science Citation Index
Bangalore based Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), which is celebrating its silver jubilee, has been recognized as the institution with the “highest impact” in nano science and technology, according to the Science Citation Index for 2010-11.
Another institute, the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, has been acknowledged as the institute with highest number papers published. The rating was made after an analysis of 90,958 papers published by Indian scientists in 2010-11.
JNCASR has been focusing on four major areas of interest such as advanced materials, molecular biology & genetics, evolutionary biology, and engineering mechanics. Over the years, the JNCASR has filed 150 patent applications and received 12 patents from various countries. It is looking for partners to convert these findings into technology that could reach people.