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
Fujimori, Shinichiro
Fujimori, Shinichiro Cross-Field Kyoto University, Japan International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria View Profile
Hishikawa, Yoshihiro
Hishikawa, Yoshihiro Engineering National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST), Japan View Profile
Iwasa, Yoshihiro
Iwasa, Yoshihiro Cross-Field University of Tokyo, Japan RIKEN, Japan View Profile
Iwata, Hiroji
Iwata, Hiroji Clinical Medicine Aichi Cancer Center, Japan Claim profile
Kanemoto, Keiichiro
Kanemoto, Keiichiro Cross-Field Research Institute for Humanity & Nature (RIHN), Japan Tohoku University, Japan View Profile
Kawachi, Ichiro
Kawachi, Ichiro Social Sciences Harvard University, United States Claim profile
Kawaoka, Yoshihiro
Kawaoka, Yoshihiro Cross-Field University of Wisconsin Madison, United States View Profile
Maeda, Hiroshi
Maeda, Hiroshi Pharmacology and Toxicology Tohoku University, Japan View Profile
Morio, Tomohiro
Morio, Tomohiro Immunology Tokyo Medical & Dental University (TMDU), Japan View Profile
Nishikawa, Hiroyoshi
Nishikawa, Hiroyoshi Immunology National Cancer Center - Japan, Japan Nagoya University, Japan View Profile