Three Aalto University professors among the world’s most highly cited researchers in 2020

Professors Arkady V. Krasheninnikov, Zhipei Sun and Tarik Taleb have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate, based on Web of Science citation index.
Highly cited researchers at Aalto University 2020
Professors Arkady V. Krasheninnikov, Zhipei Sun and Tarik Taleb.

Three Aalto University researchers, Arkady V. Krasheninnikov, Zhipei Sun and Tarik Taleb, have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from analytics company Clarivate. The annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index.

Zhipei Sun is a professor of photonics at Aalto University Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering. Professor Tarik Taleb studies mobile network softwarization and service customization at the Department of Communications and Networking. Arkadi V. Krasheninnikov studies electronic properties of materials and is a visiting professor at the Department of Applied Physics.

Altogether the list included 6 167 researchers from more than 60 countries and regions. As in previous years, the United States is home to the highest number of them, with 2650 authors, representing 41.5 % of the researchers on the list. The number of researchers with a Finnish first or second affiliation was 21.

The full 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list and executive summary can be found online here

Aalto University / Aalto satellite / photo: Mikko Raskinen

Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering

Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering (ELE) conducts research and arranges related teaching courses in the fields of electromagnetics, micro and nanotechnology, radio engineering, and space technology.

Aalto University, Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Department of Communications and Networking

The Department of Communications and Networking (Comnet), is the largest unit in Finland in its research area.


Department of Applied Physics

The Department of Applied Physics pursues vigorous research in physical sciences and creates important industrial applications that hold great technological potential.

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