In November, Clarivate released its list of 2022 Highly Cited Researchers.
This year, 6,938 scholars worldwide were selected on the list, with Chinese Mainland ranking second with 1,169 scholars, accounting for 16.8%.
A total of 13 scholars from the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) were selected, ranking 22nd among universities from mainland China, and a record high for the University.
The Highly Cited Researchers from SUSTech mainly come from the categories of Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Computer Science, Immunology, and Cross-Field.
The selected scholars include Qikun XUE, President of SUSTech and Chair Professor of the Department of Physics, Jiaqing HE, Chair Professor of the Department of Physics, Meng GU, Associate Professor of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Hongfei LI, Assistant Professor of the School of System Design and Intelligent Manufacturing (SDIM), Yongye LIANG, Professor of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Derong LIU, Chair Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Qiang XU, Chair Professor of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhenzhong ZENG, and Associate Professor of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering,
The list was completed by academics of the Second Affiliated Hospital of SUSTech (Shenzhen Third People’s Hospital), including Professors Lei LIU, Yingxia LIU, Fuxiang WANG, Jing YUAN, and Zheng ZHANG (School of Medicine).
The list of Highly Cited Researchers is released by Clarivate, and the data is collected from the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) database.
The 2022 list is based on highly cited papers from the period of 2011 to 2021.
These scholars have published many highly cited papers in the past ten years, with the papers’ citation frequency ranking in the top 1% of the same discipline in the Web of Science™, demonstrating their important academic influence among their peers.
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