Highly Cited Researchers 2023

Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field(s) of research.

Each researcher selected has authored multiple Highly Cited Papers™ which rank in the top 1% by citations for their field(s) and publication year in the Web of Science™ over the past decade. However, citation activity is not the sole selection indicator. A preliminary list based on citation activity is then refined using qualitative analysis and expert judgement.

Of the world’s population of scientists and social scientists, Highly Cited Researchers™ are 1 in 1,000.

7,125 Highly Cited Researcher designations in 2023

2023 Analysis

Experts from the Institute for Scientific Information™ provide their detailed insight into the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2023, including their geographical locations, primary tenured research institutes and a breakdown of their fields of research.

Read our analysis of the 2023 list.

Full Name Category Primary Affiliation Secondary Affiliations
Chang, Xiaojun
Chang, Xiaojun Cross-Field University of Technology Sydney, Australia Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, United Arab Emirates View Profile
Xiao, Hang
Xiao, Hang Agricultural Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States View Profile
Zhang, Xiao
Zhang, Xiao Cross-Field Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Rice University, United States View Profile
Zhang, Xiaodong
Zhang, Xiaodong Cross-Field University of Science & Technology of China CAS, China Mainland View Profile
Zhang, Xiaogang
Zhang, Xiaogang Cross-Field Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, China Mainland View Profile
Zhang, Xiaoling
Zhang, Xiaoling Cross-Field University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong View Profile
Zhang, Xiaoye
Zhang, Xiaoye Geosciences China Meteorological Administration, China Mainland View Profile