Martin named highly ranked scholar by ScholarGPS

Randall Martin highly ranked for work in satellite, nitrogen oxide, pollution

Beth Miller 
Randall Martin

Randall Martin, the Raymond R. Tucker Distinguished Professor in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named an inaugural Highly Ranked Scholar by ScholarGPS. 

Highly ranked scholars are authors whose ranking places them in the top 0.05% of all scholars due to their lifetime scholarly contributions in the following four categories: overall (all fields); in their specific field; in their specific discipline; and in all specialties with which they are associated.

Martin was ranked No. 13 on the list of highly ranked scholars – lifetime in the satellite specialty. He was also ranked No. 1 on the list of highly ranked scholars over the past five years in the nitrogen oxide specialty, and No. 70 in the pollution specialty. ScholarGPS noted Martin’s 355 publications, 51,174 predicted citations, and a predicted h-index of 121.

In 2023, Martin was ranked as one of the top 50 environmental scientists in the world by He ranked No. 48 in the world ranking and No. 26 in the United States among environmental scientists. He is also consistently named among the most highly cited researchers in the sciences by the Institute for Scientific Information, which ranks researchers whose publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index. 

Martin is a leading expert on atmospheric composition. His research focuses on characterizing atmospheric composition to inform effective policies surrounding major environmental and public health challenges ranging from air quality to climate change. Applications of his work include population exposure for health studies, top-down constraints on emissions and analysis of processes that affect atmospheric composition.

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