Charles L. Brooks III  was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Chemists, 2000-2010.” Brooks is a professor in the departments of Chemistry and Biophysics.

Listed in Science Watch this month, the Top 100 celebrates the achievements of chemists and chemical engineers whose papers made the highest impact in the discipline since January 2000. In that time frame, Professor Brooks has had 67 papers cited more than 3,700 times.

Science Watch is a Thomson Reuters-sponsored effort to track trends in scientific research.The list that includes many top-notch researchers and several Nobel Laureates was published in support of the International Year of Chemistry in 2011, proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).