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
Abson, David
Abson, David Cross-Field Leuphana University Luneburg, Germany View Profile
Ackermann, Lutz
Ackermann, Lutz Chemistry University of Gottingen, Germany King Saud University, Saudi Arabia View Profile
Alberti, Simon
Alberti, Simon Molecular Biology and Genetics Dresden University of Technology, Germany View Profile
Albrecht, Steve
Albrecht, Steve Cross-Field Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Germany Technical University of Berlin, Germany View Profile
Amann, Rudolf
Amann, Rudolf Cross-Field Max Planck Society, Germany View Profile
Anders, Hans-Joachim
Anders, Hans-Joachim Cross-Field University of Munich, Germany View Profile
Anders, Simon
Anders, Simon Biology and Biochemistry Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Germany View Profile
Anker, Stefan D.
Anker, Stefan D. Clinical Medicine Charite Medical University of Berlin, Germany Claim profile
Antonietti, Markus
Antonietti, Markus Chemistry Max Planck Society, Germany View Profile
Arneth, Almut
Arneth, Almut Cross-Field Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany View Profile