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
Zhou, Tianjun
Zhou, Tianjun Geosciences Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Mainland View Profile
Zhu, Xiao Xiang
Zhu, Xiao Xiang Geosciences Technical University of Munich, Germany View Profile
Zhu, Zhe
Zhu, Zhe Geosciences University of Connecticut, United States View Profile
Zwiers, Francis W.
Zwiers, Francis W. Geosciences University of Victoria, Canada Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, China Mainland View Profile