Covenant Authors Lead World Contemporaries in the Field of Carbon Steel; Corrosion; Mild Steel
Covenant University produced the top 4 authors in the list of the top 500 authors worldwide in the field of Carbon Steel; Corrosion; Mild Steel as the University emerged the only Nigerian institution to make the top 10 list of the world’s top 100 institutions by scholarly output, on this topic.
According to the computations by Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide, Covenant, with 27 scholarly outputs, 494 view count, and 64 citation count was second only to Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa.
Other institutions in the top 10 list included Universidade Estadual Paulista Juli de Mesquita Filho, University of Jordan, Australian National University, Bandung Institute of Technology, Cairo University, and Botswana International Institute of Science and Technology among others.
The computations, spanning the period between 2014 and 2017, featured Professor Cleophas Loto of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Covenant University, as the No. 1 among the top 500 authors globally in the field of Carbon Steel; Corrosion; Mild Steel. The author, whose research interests include Metallic corrosion reactions phenomena, Electrodeposition and electroless coating of metals, and Heat treatment phenomena had 5 scholarly outputs.
Professor Roland Loto, Dr. Olufunmilayo Joseph, and Dr. Abimbola Popoola, all of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Covenant University, were ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 4th respectively.
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