Bhushan ranked # 4 in the field of Mechanical Engineering from all over the world for one's entire career, living and deceased.
Based on a list of most cited scientists, complied by Plos.org using Scopus citation data from 1997-2017, Prof. Bharat Bhushan is ranked #4 in the field of Mechanical Engineering from all over the world for one’s entire career, living and deceased. He is ranked #526 across all scientific fields from all over the world for one’s entire career, living and deceased.
The list was compiled from the top cited authors across all science categories. Elsevier's Scopus, which is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, was used to gather citation data in the multi-disciplinary research areas of science, technology, and medicine.
Professor Bhushan’s body of work has crossed several areas in Mechanical engineering that include fundamental studies with a focus on scanning probe techniques in the interdisciplinary areas of bio/nanotribology, bio/nanomechanics and bio/nanomaterials characterization and applications to bio/nanotechnology, and biomimetics.