Based on data pulled from the Web of Science citation index by data scientists and bibliometric experts at the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), Clarivate produces a yearly list of authors in the sciences and social sciences with the greatest number of most highly cited papers in their respective fields within the past decade. In November, Clarivate released the 2021 list of Highly Cited Researchers.
Among the lauded researchers on the list, you will find some of your own LANL colleagues. Congratulations to the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers:
- Dr. Victor I. Klimov, Director of the Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics (CASP), and leader of Nanotechnology and Advanced Spectroscopy team.
- Dr. Wanyi Nie, Research Scientist with the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (MPA-CINT)
According to Clarivate’s Executive Summary report, “Researchers are selected for their exceptional influence and performance in one or more of 21 fields (those used in Essential Science Indicators or ESI) or across several fields.” The 2021 analysis included “[papers] published and cited during 2010 to 2020 and which at the end of 2020 ranked in the top 1% by citations for their ESI field and year.” For more information on the purpose and methodology behind the list, see the methodology page.
For an overview of the findings from the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list, see Clarivate’s Executive Summary under “Resources.” From this page you can also download the complete list of Highly Cited Researchers and lists from years prior from the archived HCR lists.