Deborah Chung ranked No. 14 in materials science

By Jane Stoyle Welch

Deborah D.L. Chung

Published June 8, 2021


Deborah D.L. Chung, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, was recently named one of the best material scientists worldwide. According to the 2020 Stanford University ranking, of the 177,931 researchers in the material science field, Chung is No. 14. She was also ranked No. 1 among all female materials scientists worldwide.

The list is chosen according to researchers’ publications and citations, with an overall Cumulative Career Composites Index. View the article here and the ranking list here.

Chung was also featured in the American Carbon Society’s quarterly newsletter for her breakthrough work on carbon science. The article is available here (see page 3) and a video that explains the project is available here.