Dr. Foster Agblevor Named Highly Ranked Scholar by ScholarGPS

May 1, 2024

ScholarGPS, a leading authority in academic rankings, has named Dr. Foster Agblevor, Professor of Biological Engineering at Utah State University (USU) Logan UT, as an inaugural Highly Ranked Scholar™. This prestigious recognition is bestowed upon scholars whose research and scholarly contributions rank in the top 0.05% worldwide.

Dr. Agblevor's prolific publication record, the high impact of his work, and the outstanding quality of his scholarly contributions have earned him this esteemed accolade. His ranking as the 54th Highly Ranked Scholar in Biomass over his lifetime underscores his exceptional expertise and dedication to advancing knowledge in this field.

With a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry from the University of Toronto, Dr. Agblevor has established himself as a leading authority in the thermochemical and biochemical conversion of biomass to fuels and chemicals. His research has resulted in several patents and invention disclosures, particularly in the area of fractional catalytic pyrolysis of biomass to produce biochar, chemicals, and biogasoline.

Prior to joining USU in 2011, Dr. Agblevor served as a Professor of Biological Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech, where he also received accolades such as the Excellence in Basic Research Award and the Dean's Award for Excellence in Research. His contributions extend beyond academia, as he has collaborated with institutions such as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the US Department of Energy, and the SORAM Biomedicine Institute in Korea on various research projects.

Dr. Agblevor's dedication to research and education is further exemplified by his role as the Director of the USTAR Bioenergy Center at USU and as an Adjunct Professor of Biological Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech. His commitment to advancing biomass conversion technologies and his impact on the field make him a deserving recipient of the Highly Ranked Scholar distinction.

For more information about Dr. Foster Agblevor and ScholarGPS's ranking methodologies, visit ScholarGPS.com.


Writer: Henry Silva