Two ECE Professors Among Most Highly Cited Researchers in the World

Eight researchers from the University of California, Riverside are among 3,300 individuals included on the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics, which was previously part of Thomson Reuters. Two of the eight researchers are ECE faculty, Alexander Balandin and Wei Ren.

The list includes the most frequently cited researchers in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences based on “the extent to which their papers have supported, influenced, inspired and challenged other researchers around the globe.” It identifies authors who have consistently won peer approval from international researchers in the form of high citation counts in Clarivate’s Web of Science database between 2005-2015.

The Highly Cited Researchers from UCR and their recognition categories are:                      

·       Julia Bailey-Serres, University of California MacArthur Foundation Chair and distinguished professor of genetics (Plant & Animal Science)

·       Alexander Balandin, University of California Presidential Chair Professor and distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering (Physics)

·       Sean Cutler, professor of plant cell biology (Plant & Animal Science)

·       Timothy Lyons, distinguished professor of biogeochemistry (Geosciences)

·       Sonja Lyubomirsky, professor of psychology (Psychiatry/Psychology)

·       Charles Wyman, Ford Motor Company Chair in Environmental Engineering and chair and distinguished professor of chemical and environmental engineering (Engineering)

·       Wei Ren, professor of electrical and computer engineering (Engineering)

·       Yadong Yin, professor of chemistry (Chemistry)

The 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list can be seen at:

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