Translated byWei Xutao; edited byMa Yanhui
On November 27,the List ofHighly CitedResearchers 2018 was proclaimed by Clarivate Analytics, USA (https://hcr.clarivate.com/), in which HUST’sProfessor Hu Jun, from School of Science, was selectedfor cross-field category, this year’s new project.
TheListofHighly Cited Researchers recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for fields of materiel, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, etc., inWeb of Scienceyearly. It is the first time forHUST to have her staff member selected on thislist, which ranked her the 52nd place among allChinese universities and colleges.
Globally, there were more than 6,000(person-time)scientific R&D elites selected, with over 4,000 (person-time) from 21 fields of nature science & social science as well as some 2,000 (person-time) in the newly added cross-field category. 557 (person-time) named on the list were from China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), with 15 from 5 universities of Heilongjiang Province, i.e. HIT, HUE, HUST, NPU and HU.
Professor Hu, 34,HUST’sformer undergraduate and later postgraduate (for master’s degree）as well as the present doctoral tutor in School of Science, was one of the typical young talents growing up recently. Since 2013, when he graduated from HIT as a Ph.D and started his career in HUST, he has published 8 highly citedESIpapers, with over 1,100 citations made by others’ SCI papers.