News

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.

TFM

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.

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!

Read more news

Patrick Gane
Honoured Published:

Professor emeritus Patrick Gane awarded by TAPPI as “Outstanding Educator”

Professor emeritus Patrick Gane awarded by TAPPI as “Outstanding Educator”
The picture shows Alexander Wirtz in a meeting room.
Honoured, Studies Published:

Alexander Wirtz receives a master’s thesis award

The winning thesis is in the field of finance, and it looked at a wide range of factors that have been hypothesized to affect an individual investor’s equity allocation decisions
Karlos Artto, Teacher of the Year 2022
Honoured Published:

Karlos Artto Teacher of the Year 2022

Professor Karlos Artto has been nominated as the Teacher of the Year by the Industrial Engineering and Management students.
Eliisa Lotsari
Honoured Published:

Water researcher Eliisa Lotsari receives the Academy of Finland Award 2021

Lotsari was awarded for an excellent multidisciplinary approach to understanding changes in water systems.