Image: Simon Wegener; Ribbon: provided by Clarivate

ML4Q is proud to announce that the cluster´s Spokesperson, Professor Yoichi Ando, has been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 list from Clarivate.

The highly anticipated 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. More than 6,000 researchers, in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences, and cross field categories were selected based on the number of highly cited papers they produced over an 11-year period from January 2009 to December 2019.

The methodology that determines the “who’s who” of influential researchers draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the Institute for Scientific Information™ at Clarivate. It also uses the tallies to identify the countries and research institutions where these scientific elite are based.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized as a highly cited researcher. This recognition owes to the hard work of my lab members, and I cannot thank them more. I am also glad to see that there are 7 highly cited researchers from our university, which is the highest number so far and shows that we are on the uptrend!
(Yoichi Ando)

Yoichi Ando has been selected together with around 180 researchers in Physics. He has published 330 papers that have been cited almost 20,000 times in total. His Invited Review Paper on Topological Insulator Materials in the Journal of the Physical Society of Japan earned more than 850 citations since 2013. His work published in Nature Physics showing the experimental realization of a topological crystalline insulator in SnTe was cited more that 500 times since 2012.

Read the press release of the University of Cologne [English version] [German version] to find out more about awarded scientists of the University of Cologne in other research fields.

Yoichi also provided an enjoyable blog post on his career path. Here is the link to the very interesting read!