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November 22, 2021

Nearly 50 UW-affiliated experts included on Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list

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Dozens of UW faculty and researchers were named on Clarivate’s annual list of Highly Cited Researchers.University of Washington

The University of Washington is proud to announce that nearly 50 UW faculty and researchers have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list from Clarivate.

The annual list identifies researchers 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.

The list includes:

  • David Baker
  • William A. Banks
  • Lauren Buckley
  • Guozhong Cao
  • William A. Catterall
  • David H. Cobden
  • Riza Daza
  • Patchen Dellinger
  • Frank DiMaio
  • Evan E. Eichler
  • Michael J. Gale
  • Simon I. Hay
  • Alex K.Y. Jen
  • Choli Lee
  • Chang-Zi Li
  • Jun Liu
  • Rafael Lozano
  • Gary H. Lyman
  • Michael J. McPhaden
  • Philip Mease
  • Ali Mokdad
  • Thomas J. Montine
  • Christopher J.L. Murray
  • Mohsen Naghavi
  • Marian L. Neuhouser
  • Deborah A. Nickerson
  • William S. Noble
  • Julian D. Olden
  • Donald Patrick
  • David M. Pigott
  • Ganesh Raghu
  • Philip J. Rasch
  • Stanley Riddell
  • Kyle L. Seyler
  • Jay Shendure
  • David L. Smith
  • David A. Stahl
  • Yang-Kook Sun
  • M. Alejandra Tortorici
  • Cole Trapnell
  • Piper Treuting
  • David Veesler
  • Theo Vos
  • Alexandra C. Walls
  • Spencer A. Wood
  • Di Xiao
  • Xiaodong Xu
  • Jesse R. Zaneveld
  • Ning Zheng

The methodology that determines the “who’s who” of influential researchers draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the Institute for Scientific Information at Clarivate. It also uses the tallies to identify the countries and research institutions where these scientific elite are based.

The full 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list and executive summary can be found online here.