Global Research Study Names CSU’s Reyhanoglu “World’s Top Scientist”

February 11, 2022

Columbus State University’s director of robotics engineering, Dr. Mahmut Reyhanoglu, has been named to Stanford University’s list of world’s top scientists.

The Top 2% of scientists in the world The annual list recognizes top scientists worldwide in 22 fields and 176 subfields using bibliometric information from the Scopus Database of Scholarly Publications.

Reyhanoglu is ranked 836th globally in the industrial engineering and automation subfield, out of more than 96,000 researchers in the field. He holds degrees in aerospace, electrical and mechanical engineering and has spent his entire career teaching students and conducting research. Reyhanoglu’s research includes modeling and control of robotic systems, with applications to unmanned marine, land, air and space vehicles. He joined CSU in the spring of 2021.

The Robotic Engineering Program at CSU provides students with the practical skills of an engineer combined with the fundamental knowledge and understanding gained through the study of physics. The program allows for a focus on hardware, modeling, and programming, all of which are integral parts of robotics. CSU offers a bachelor’s, master’s, associate’s degree, and certificate in robotics.

Paul N. Strickland