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
Furukawa, Toshi A.
Furukawa, Toshi A. Psychiatry and Psychology Kyoto University, Japan Nagoya City University, Japan View Profile
Furumichi, Miho
Furumichi, Miho Biology and Biochemistry Kyoto University, Japan Claim profile
Kanehisa, Minoru
Kanehisa, Minoru Biology and Biochemistry Kyoto University, Japan View Profile
Kitagawa, Susumu
Kitagawa, Susumu Chemistry Kyoto University, Japan View Profile
Tanabe, Mao
Tanabe, Mao Biology and Biochemistry Kyoto University, Japan Claim profile
Terauchi, Ryohei
Terauchi, Ryohei Plant and Animal Science Kyoto University, Japan Iwate Biotechnology Research Center, Japan View Profile
Xu, Qiang
Xu, Qiang Chemistry Southern University of Science & Technology, China Mainland Kyoto University, Japan View Profile
Xu, Qiang
Xu, Qiang Materials Science Southern University of Science & Technology, China Mainland Kyoto University, Japan View Profile