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
Abatzoglou, John T.
Abatzoglou, John T. Geosciences University of California Merced, United States View Profile
AghaKouchak, Amir
AghaKouchak, Amir Geosciences University of California Irvine, United States View Profile
Alexander, Lisa
Alexander, Lisa Geosciences University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia View Profile
Algeo, Thomas J.
Algeo, Thomas J. Geosciences University System of Ohio, United States Claim profile
An, Zhisheng
An, Zhisheng Geosciences Institute of Earth Environment, CAS, China Mainland Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Mainland View Profile
Andreae, Meinrat O.
Andreae, Meinrat O. Geosciences King Saud University, Saudi Arabia Max Planck Society, Germany View Profile
Balsamo, Gianpaolo
Balsamo, Gianpaolo Geosciences European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), United Kingdom View Profile
Baltensperger, Urs
Baltensperger, Urs Geosciences Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland View Profile
Beck, Hylke E.
Beck, Hylke E. Geosciences King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia View Profile
Benediktsson, Jon Atli
Benediktsson, Jon Atli Geosciences University of Iceland, Iceland View Profile