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Highly Cited Researchers, 2021, Clarivate Analytics, Web of Science, Ru-Shi Liu, Chia-Wen Wu
NSRRC Users, Prof. Ru-Shi Liu and Prof. Chia-Wen Wu Named Highly Cited Researchers 2021
21 ESI fields
The Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company, unveiled its latest annual list of Highly Cited Researchers. The 2021 list features 6,602 Highly Cited Researchers from across the world, including two NSRRC users in Cross-Field Category: Prof. Ru-Shi Liu in Chemistry of National Taiwan University, and Prof. Chia-Wen Wu in Chemical Engineering of National Taiwan University. 

Prof. Liu made the prestigious list for four years in a row (2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021). Being a remarkable inorganic material chemist, he has devoted himself to the field of green energy for more than 30 years by developing the core technology of materials chemistry. His extensive experiences and outstanding achievements in both academia and industry are internationally renowned. 

Prof. Wu’s expertise in mesoporous materials has earned him recognition as one of the Highly Cited Researchers. He specializes in the synthesis of mesoporous nanomaterials as well as the applications in optoelectronics, energy materials and biomedicine. The quality and quantity of the SCI papers in the field of mesoporous materials published by his team not only rank first in Taiwan, but also make him achieve international reputation and visibility. 

Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate Analytics is an annual list representing scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field and year of publication. The list focuses on contemporary research accomplishments in the 21 Essential Science Indicator (ESI) fields: only highly cited papers indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection (SCIE and SSCI)* over the past 11 years. In 2018 Cross-Field Category was introduced to identify researchers whose papers have influentially contributed across several different fields but are not top-ranked in a single field.

*SCIE: Science Citation Index Expanded; SSCI: Social Science Citation Index