Congratulations to Dr Zhang Xiao being one of the 12 PolyU academics (including two former PolyU members) who have been recognised in the "Highly Cited Researchers 2022" list by Clarivate Analytics for their significant research impact, reflected in their publication of multiple papers that have been frequently cited by fellow academics.
A total of 6,938 researchers from 69 countries and regions with a diverse range of research fields are named as Highly Cited Researchers in 2022. The list identifies the most influential scholars around the world, determined by the production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science citation index over the last decade. The inclusion of 12 PolyU academics in the list is a testament to the University’s pursuit of research excellence and commitment to positive societal impact on various fronts.
This is the second consecutive year Dr Zhang has been recognized. The department is proud of Dr Zhang’s outstanding achievement in particular at such an early career stage.