Highly Cited Researchers

The 2016 Highly Cited Researchers list represents some of the world’s most influential minds as determined by a citation analysis of Web of Science data. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date with the world’s most innovative research.


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First name DESC Last name NOSORT Category NOSORT Primary Affiliation NOSORT Secondary Affiliations NOSORT
Zhi-Xun Shen Physics Stanford Univ, USA
Zheng-Xiang Li Geosciences Curtin Univ, Australia
Zheng-Hua Ye Plant & Animal Science Univ Georgia, USA
Zhenan Bao Chemistry Stanford Univ, USA
Zhenan Bao Materials Science Stanford Univ, USA
Zhang-Jie Shi Chemistry Peking Univ, China
Zeshui Xu Computer Science Sichuan Univ, China PLA Univ Sci & Technol, China
Zeshui Xu Engineering Sichuan Univ, China PLA Univ Sci & Technol, China
Zenobia Jacobs Social Sciences, general Univ Wollongong, Australia
Zeljko Ivezic Space Science Univ Washington, USA


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