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.


Refine your Highly Cited Researchers list

First name NOSORT Last name NOSORT Category NOSORT Primary Affiliation NOSORT Secondary Affiliations ASC
Mark R Wiesner Environment/Ecology Duke Univ, USA
Eric A Davidson Environment/Ecology Univ Sys Maryland, USA
Diana O Perkins Psychiatry/Psychology Univ N Carolina, USA
Rodolphe Barrangou Microbiology N Carolina State Univ, USA
Corne MJ Pieterse Plant & Animal Science Univ Utrecht, Netherlands
Leslie Z Benet Pharmacology & Toxicology Univ Calif San Francisco, USA
Andrew T Wittenberg Geosciences NOAA (Natl Oceanic Atmospheric Admin), USA
Shin'ichi Nojiri Physics Nagoya Univ, Japan
Zhigang Chen Materials Science Donghua Univ, China
Peter M Visscher Molecular Biology & Genetics Univ Queensland, Australia


About Web of Science

The most trusted source of impactful research, Web of Science has unrivalled coverage of papers, books, conference proceedings, data sets and patents back to 1900. Uncover critical work in your field and confidently measure comparative performance using impact analytics and transparent metrics.

Learn more
Highly Cited Researcher Spotlight

Kimoon Kim has dedicated his career to researching cucurbituril, a relatively unstudied molecule. His advice to young researchers–dream big and take daring challenges.

Learn more