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15 UESTC Teachers on the list of 2016 Most Cited Chinese Researchers

published: 2017-03-03 16:17:05       hits: 

On January 27, the list of “2016 Most Cited Chinese Researchers” was released by Elsevier, an internationally-recognized publisher. 15 teachers from UESTC, involved in 8 fields, entered the list with the highest increase of 25% in the country. For the first time, mathematics is among the 8 fields. All in all, 1776 mainland Chinese scholars with global recognition were included, equal number from the last year.

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The 15 UESTC’s 2016 Most Cited Chinese Researchers are as follows: Prof. Liang Yingchang from Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Prof. Zhu Feng and Prof. Peng Yi from Computer Sciences; Prof. Ge Shuzhi from Control and Systems Engineering; Prof. Huang Hongzhong, Prof. Dai Yuanshun, Researcher Wang Zhonglai and Prof. Liu Yu from “Security, Risk, Reliability and Quality ”; Prof. Rao Yuanjiang, Prof. Zhou Tao, Prof. Zu Xiaotao from Physics and Astronautics; Researcher Qin Xiaolong from Mathematics; Prof. Keith Maurice Kendrick from Neurosciences; Prof. Yang Zhenglin and Prof. Yao Dezhong from Medical Science. Prof. Liu Yu from the School of Mechatronics Engineering, Researcher Qin Xiaolong and Prof. Zhu Feng from the Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences were new on the list.

As China’s influence and status in the international scientific research field improve, the recognition of talented scholars becomes more important. 2016 Most Cited Chinese Researchers collects data from Scopus, owned by Elsevier. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, covering nearly 22,000 titles from over 5,000 publishers and 700,000,000 conference proceedings. It features smart tools to analyze and evaluate research of Chinese scholars by delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. The term, the “most cited Chinese researchers”, means that with dominated citations as the first author or corresponding author, they exert global influence in ways that they contribute lot to their respective fields.

Translator: Wen Huan