Nine UCLA Engineering Faculty Named Among World’s Most Influential Researchers

Clarivate Web of Science

Nov 23, 2020

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom

Clarivate’s Web of Science has named nearly 40 UCLA faculty in its newly released 2020 Highly Cited Researchers, including nine from the School of Engineering. Each year since 2002, Clarivate has presented a list recognizing research scientists who have demonstrated significant and broad influence in a chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple papers that are highly cited, ranked in the top 1%, by their peers during the previous decade. Clarivate is an international analytics firm that specializes in academia, scientific research and intellectual property.

The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is proud to have the following faculty members included in this year’s list:

Jun Chen, assistant professor of Bioengineering

Bruce Dunn, professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Nippon Sheet Glass Company Chair in Materials Science

Yu Huang, professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Richard Kaner, professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, and Dr. Myung Ki Hong Chair in Materials Innovation

Dennis Lettenmaier, professor of Geography, and Civil and Environmental Engineering

Yuzhang Li, assistant professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Aydogan Ozcan, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bioengineering, Chancellor’s Professor and Volgenau Chair for Engineering Innovation

Kang Wang, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, and Raytheon Chair in Electrical Engineering

Yang Yang, professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Carol and Lawrence E. Tannas Jr. Chair in Engineering

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