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Professor Da-Wen Sun Named Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate in the 4th Consecutive Year

Tuesday, 27 November, 2018

The list of 2018 Highly Cited Researchers has just been released by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters), and Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, has been named a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher by @Clarivate #HighlyCited2018.

This is the 4th consecutive year that Professor Sun is ranked among @Clarivate’s top 1% of researchers for most cited publications in Agricultural Sciences indexed by @WebofScience. Previously Professor Sun has been named a Highly Cited Researcher in 2015-2017  by Clarivate Analytics.

2018 Highly Cited Researchers represent some of the world’s most influential scientific minds from 21 scientific fields (those used in Clarivate Analytics Essential Science Indicators, or ESI) or across several fields. Approximately 6,000 researchers — some 4,000 in specific fields and about 2,000 for cross-field performance, earned this distinction by writing the greatest number of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as “Highly Cited Papers” — ranking among the top 1 percent most cited for their subject field and year of publication (2006-2016). Only articles and reviews in science and social sciences journals indexed in the Web of Science were considered. Highly Cited Researchers are leading the way in solving the world’s biggest challenges.

Professor Sun is an Academician of six academies including Royal Irish Academy, Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe), Polish Academy of Sciences, International Academy of Food Science and Technology, International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and International Academy of Refrigeration. He has published over 900 papers including more than 500 peer-reviewed journal papers indexed by Web of Science, with an average citation of over 36 per paper (Web of Science h-index = 92, SCOPUS h-index = 95), among them, 54 papers have been selected by the Essential Science IndicatorsSM as Highly Cited / Hot Papers in Field, ranking him No. 2 in the world in Agricultural Sciences.

2018 Highly Cited Researchers can be accessed at: (opens in a new window)https://hcr.clarivate.com/

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