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Two Plant Biology professors rank among most influential researchers worldwide

Prominent ranking is based upon how often their research is cited

Five faculty members at the University of Illinois, including four from the College of LAS, have been named to the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list (previously known as the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list).

The list recognizes “leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world,” according to Clarivate Analytics. It is based on an analysis of journal article publication and citation data, an objective measure of a researcher’s influence, from 2005-15.

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Publication Date: 11/18/2017
Photo credits: L. Brian Stauffer
Editor: Diana Yates