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
Yu, Keping
Yu, Keping Engineering King Saud University, Saudi Arabia Hosei University, Japan View Profile
Zhang, Huabin
Zhang, Huabin Cross-Field King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia View Profile
Zhang, Yu-Dong
Zhang, Yu-Dong Cross-Field King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia University of Leicester, United Kingdom View Profile
Zhao, X.
Zhao, X. Engineering King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Claim profile
Zheng, Wenfeng
Zheng, Wenfeng Cross-Field King Saud University, Saudi Arabia University of Electronic Science & Technology of China, China Mainland View Profile