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 NOSORT Category NOSORT Primary Affiliation NOSORT Secondary Affiliations ASC
Michal Lipson Physics Cornell Univ, USA
Ruiqin Zhong Plant & Animal Science Univ Georgia, USA
Peter M Cox Geosciences Univ Exeter, UK
Jamie Peck Social Sciences, general Univ British Columbia, Canada
Xuexian O Yang Immunology Univ New Mexico, USA
Yonghong Yao Mathematics China Med Univ Taiwan, Taiwan
Bernhard O Palsson Biology & Biochemistry Univ Calif San Diego, USA
Zhong Lin Wang Chemistry Georgia Inst Technol, USA
Jay Shendure Molecular Biology & Genetics Univ Washington, USA
Paolo Nannipieri Agricultural Sciences Univ Florence, Italy


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