‘Highly Cited Researchers’ list includes 15 from ORNL

‘Highly Cited Researchers’ list includes 15 from ORNL

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Bill Cabage, Communications
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OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 3, 2018 – Fifteen scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been named to the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics.

The list recognizes researchers for exceptional performance, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly cited papers ranking in the top one percent by citations for field and year in Web of Science during the 11-year period 2006-2016.

This year's listing includes the following researchers from ORNL.

  • Ilias Belharouak of the Energy and Transportation Science Division;
  • Miaofang Chi of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences;
  • Sheng Dai of the Chemical Sciences Division;
  • Terry Hazen, University of Tennessee (UT)-ORNL Governor's Chair for Environmental Biotechnology;
  • Juan Carlos Idrobo of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences;
  • Sergei Kalinin of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences;
  • David Mandrus of the Materials Science and Technology Division;
  • Michael McGuire of the Materials Science and Technology Division;
  • Michael Naguib of the Chemical Sciences Division;
  • Richard Norby of the Environmental Sciences Division;
  • Arthur Ragauskas, UT-ORNL Governor's Chair for Biorefining;
  • Brian Sales of the Materials Science & Technology Division;
  • Bobby Sumpter of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences;
  • Peter Thornton of the Environmental Sciences Division; and
  • Gerald Tuskan, director of the Center for Bioenergy Innovation.

The list "is a contribution to the identification of that small fraction of the researcher population that contributes disproportionately to extending the frontier and gaining for society knowledge and innovations that make the world healthier, richer, sustainable and more secure," according to Clarivate.

ORNL is managed by UT-Battelle for the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States. DOE’s Office of Science is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, please visit http://science.energy.gov/.

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