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Three HFUT Professors Recognized in 2019 Highly Cited Researchers List
time: Dec 26, 2019

Three HFUT professors have been named to the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2019 released by Clarivative Analytics. The list identifies scientists and social scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers.

HFUT faculty on the list include WANG Meng, HONG Richang and WU Xindong, professors of the School of Computer Science and Information Engineering. The 2019 list includes 6217 highly cited researchers in various fields from nearly 60 nations. Mainland China has seen a huge surge, with 636 researchers named Highly Cited Researchers compared to 482 in 2018.

This year’s list includes 23 Nobel laureates, including three announced this year: Gregg L. Semenza of Johns Hopkins University (Physiology or Medicine), John B. Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin (Chemistry), and Esther Duflo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Economics). This year’s list of Highly Cited Researchers also includes 57 Citation Laureates; individuals recognized by the Web of Science Group through citation analysis, who are ‘of Nobel class’ and potential Nobel Prize recipients.