Thomson Reuters has revealed the people behind the most influential research, the Highly Cied Researchers in different research fields of science. Data deriving from InCites Essential Science Indicators.
The 2014 highly cited researchers could be searched by their names, institutions, and subjects via site: http://highlycited.com/. It originally known as ISIHighlyCited, first launched in 2001. ISIHighlyCited identified researchers according to the total citations to their work. The new compilation of highly cited rsearchers adopted a different approach by analyzing at citation data over the last 11 years to identify those who published the highest-impact work (2002 – 2012 and 2012 – 2013).
In addition to the site, the highly cited researchers are compiled in a report,The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014. The 1st part of the report spotlighting on 17 hottest-of-the-hot researchers who have published the greatest number of hot papers (ranked in top 1% by citation for their field) during 2012-2013. Prof Zhang Hua from the School of Materials Science & Engineering, NTU made it to 17 list of scientists with 16 hot papers. The 2nd part of the report lists 3200 researchers who published the hightest number of highily cited papers (ranked in the top 1% by citations for their field and year of publication) in one of the 21 broad field from 2002 to 2012.
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