College of Sciences Researchers In 2019 Highly Cited List

Five faculty members are among 12 from Georgia Tech

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Five faculty members are among 12 from Georgia Tech

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The College of Sciences has five scientists included in the 2019 Clarivate Analytics' Highly Cited Researchers list. They are among 12 Georgia Tech researchers chosen for the list, compiled annually by Clarivate's Web of Science group.

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Five College of Sciences researchers are among 12 Georgia Tech scientists named to Clarivate Analytics’ annual Highly Cited Researchers list.

The 2019 list from Clarivate’s Web of Science Group includes:

  • Walter A. de Heer, Physics
  • Nga L. “Sally” Ng, Geosciences
  • Zhong Lin Wang, Materials Science
  • Rodney J. Weber, Geosciences
  • Younan Xia, Chemistry

The list identifies scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple papers, highly cited by their peers, during the years 2008-2018. As stated on the Web of Sciences website, researchers are selected for their exceptional performance in one or more of 21 fields, or across several fields. Clarivate Analytics began designating cross-field researchers for its 2018 selections.

Walter A. de Heer is Regents Professor in the School of Physics. He is renowned for research on nano-patterned epitaxial graphene and nanoclusters in beams.

Nga L. “Sally” Ng is an associate professor with joint appointments in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. She studies aerosols, including their formation, life cycle, and health effects.

Zhong Lin Wang is Regents Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering and an adjunct professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Rodney J. Weber is a professor in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. His research interests focus on atmospheric chemistry, clouds, and aerosols, along with urban air quality and related health effects.

Younan Xia is a professor with joint appointments in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Other Georgia Tech scientists named to the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list include:

  • Ian F. Akyildiz, Computer Science
  • Quinshen Jing, Materials Science
  • Zhiqun Lin, Chemistry 
  • Meilin Liu, Materials Science
  • Geoffrey Le Wi, Computer Science
  • Ching-Ping Wong, Cross-Field
  • Gleb Yushin, Cross-Field

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College of Sciences, EAS, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Physics

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Student and Faculty, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Environment, Life Sciences and Biology, Physics and Physical Sciences
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College of Sciences, School of Physics, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, School of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Walt de Heer, sally ng, Zhong Lin Wang, Rodney Weber, Younan Xia, Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers
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  • Created On: Dec 5, 2019 - 3:59pm
  • Last Updated: Dec 6, 2019 - 11:01am