Group names Martin, Pappu, Yang among world’s most ‘highly cited’ researchers

Randall Martin, Rohit Pappu and Lan Yang are recognized for their work by the Institute for Scientific Information

Beth Miller 
(From left) Randall Martin, Rohit Pappu, Lan Yang
(From left) Randall Martin, Rohit Pappu, Lan Yang

The Institute for Scientific Information has named Randall Martin, Rohit Pappu and Lan Yang, all professors in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, among the most highly cited researchers in the sciences in 2022.

The annual list identified 7,225 researchers from 69 countries and regions who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index. 

Martin, the Raymond R. Tucker Distinguished Professor in the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering; Pappu, the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering; and Yang, the Edwin H. & Florence G. Skinner Professor in the Preston M. Green Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering, were among 48 faculty with primary affiliations at Washington University named to the list, which recognizes researchers worldwide who have demonstrated significant and broad influence reflected in their publication of multiple papers that have been highly cited by their peers over the course of the last decade.

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