The researchers drawn from the five colleges of the University were part of the 538,497 scientists globally ranked by the AD Scientific Index.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Victoria Wambui Ngumi congratulated the researchers for the recognition saying, it is a testimony of their commitment and hard work
She encouraged the University researchers to pull together and generate renewed momentum in their areas of specialization in a bid to address the challenges facing society.
“We can reignite passion and the zeal for research and innovation, hence, achieve sustainable development for our country,” encouraged Prof. Ngumi.
The World Scientist and University rankings, which are based on the scientific performance and productivity of individual scientists, saw JKUAT emerge 6th out of 75 Kenyan universities, both public and private, that were ranked.