Web of Science recognizes highly cited researchers

December 20, 2019

Ten University of Chicago Physical Science Division (PSD) scientists were named in Web of Science's 2019 report of highly cited researchers. According to Web of Science, researchers on the list have demonstrated significant and broad influence in the past decade, with highly cited papers ranking in the top 1% by citation for a chosen field or fields.

The 2019 list of 6,216 total researchers includes the following current and former members of the PSD. Listed scientists completed their highly cited research at the University of Chicago.

Name Research Field(s)
David D. Awschalom Physics
Erez Berg Physics
Qing Dai Molecular Biology and Genetics
Delphine Deryng Cross-Field
Daniel C. Fabrycky Space Science
Chuan He Biology and Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Genetics
Wenbin Lin Chemistry
S. S. Meyer Space Science
Matthew Stephens Cross-Field
Luping Yu Cross-Field

Web of Science emphasizes that there is no one quantitative measure that constitutes extraordinary research performance. To understand both the list's meaning and limitations, see the methodology.

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