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
An, Zhisheng
An, Zhisheng Geosciences Institute of Earth Environment, CAS, China Mainland Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Mainland View Profile
Cao, Mao-Sheng
Cao, Mao-Sheng Materials Science Beijing Institute of Technology, China Mainland View Profile
Chen, Yongsheng
Chen, Yongsheng Cross-Field Nankai University, China Mainland View Profile
Chen, Yu-Sheng
Chen, Yu-Sheng Molecular Biology and Genetics Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Mainland View Profile
Chen, Zhe-Sheng
Chen, Zhe-Sheng Pharmacology and Toxicology Saint John's University, United States View Profile
Chien, Fengsheng
Chien, Fengsheng Cross-Field Fuzhou University, China Mainland City University of Macau, Macau View Profile
Dai, Sheng
Dai, Sheng Cross-Field United States Department of Energy (DOE), United States View Profile
Fang, Xiaosheng
Fang, Xiaosheng Materials Science Fudan University, China Mainland View Profile
Hajishengallis, George
Hajishengallis, George Cross-Field University of Pennsylvania, United States View Profile
He, Sheng Yang
He, Sheng Yang Plant and Animal Science Duke University, United States Howard Hughes Medical Institute, United States Claim profile