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 NOSORT Last name ASC Category NOSORT Primary Affiliation NOSORT Secondary Affiliations NOSORT
Dag Aarsland Neuroscience & Behavior Karolinska Inst, Sweden
Alberto Abad Engineering CSIC, Spain
Mujahid Abbas Mathematics King Abdulaziz Univ, Saudi Arabia Univ Pretoria, South Africa
S Abbasbandy Mathematics Imam Khomeini Intl Univ, Iran
Goncalo R Abecasis Computer Science Univ Michigan, USA
Goncalo R Abecasis Molecular Biology & Genetics Univ Michigan, USA
Laurent Abel Immunology INSERM, France
William T Abraham Clinical Medicine Ohio State Univ, USA
Devin M Absher Molecular Biology & Genetics HudsonAlpha Inst Biotechnol, USA
Daron Acemoglu Economics & Business MIT, USA


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