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McCormick Faculty Named Among Global ‘Highly Cited Researchers’

The annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade

Fourteen Northwestern Engineering faculty members were named in the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List by Clarivate Analytics. Now in its seventh year, 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. 

Highly Cited Researchers 2020 ribbon

Highly cited McCormick School of Engineering faculty include:

  • Vinayak P. Dravid, Abraham Harris Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mark C. Hersam, Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Jiaxing Huang, professor of materials science and engineering
  • Yonggang Y. Huang, Jan and Marcia Achenbach Professorship in Mechanical Engineering
  • Tobin J. Marks, Vladimir N. Ipatieff Professor of Catalytic Chemistry and professor of chemical and biological engineering
  • Chad A. Mirkin, George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering
  • John A. Rogers, Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Neurological Surgery
  • Randall Q. Snurr, John G. Searle Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Jeffrey Snyder, professor of materials science and engineering
  • Chris Wolverton, Jerome B. Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Omar Farha, associate professor of chemistry and (by courtesy) professor of chemical and biological engineering
  • Joseph Hupp, professor of chemistry, and predictive science and engineering design graduate program faculty
  • Mercouri Kanatzidis, Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry and (by courtesy) professor of materials science and engineering
  • George C. Schatz, professor of chemistry and (by courtesy) chemical and biological engineering

Placement on the list is recognized as a significant achievement. The researchers’ names are drawn from publications that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for field and publication year in Clarivate’s Web of Science online citation index.  

View the full Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List and executive summary.