Two XTU Professors Included in 2018 Elsevier Highly-cited Scholars List
On January 17, Elsevier officially released the list of Chinas highly-cited scholars in 2018. XTU Professor Wang Xianyou was selected in the field of energy, and Professor Zhou Yong mathematics. They have been included in the list for five consecutive years, since the Relx Elsevier Group launched the highly-cited scholars in China in 2014.
The Chinas highly-cited scholars list uses the approaches and standards developed by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. Based on objective citation data, it systematically analyzed the Chinese researchers’ influences worldwide. Elsevier as a partner, using its SCOPUS database to provide data support and technical implementation for the research list.
The 2018 list has a total of 1,899 scholars in 38 disciplines from 229 research institutes. There are 86 scholars from 58 universities and 1 research institution in the academic field of mathematics; and 76 scholars from 35 universities and one research institution in the energy academic field.