On Nov 15th, Clarivate Analytics announced its 2022 list of “Highly Cited Researchers” including 6938 researchers from 69 countries and regions. The number of researchers from China on the list has been increasing, reaching 1169, which accounts for 16.2% of the total number, and wins second place in the world. Those researchers on the list have published a number of high-cited papers, with high citation frequency in the top 1% of their subjects, demonstrating the significant academic influence of these researchers.
Some outstanding scientists enter the list of several disciplines, 219 listed in 2 disciplines, 28 listed in 3 disciplines, 4 listed in 4 disciplines. The interdisciplinary candidates have made influential achievements among their peers. Entering in the list are 4 scientists from the team led by academician Dou Shixue and academician Liu Huakun, and Dou himself enter the list of the discipline of Chemical Science and Materials science. The number of researchers from USST ranks 62nd in the China’s universities and research institutes.
“Highly cited researchers” were chosen by Biblio-metrological experts in Clarivate Analytics by analyzing the citation data of such 21 disciplinary branches as natural science and social science from data base Web of Science. The list announced these researchers with the most highly-cited papers in all areas, meaning that they gained the greatest recognition in terms of their citation influences.