Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Chinese Dominate Top Materials Scientists

Thomson Reuters released a ranking of the world's top 100 materials scientists, based on their research impact in the past 10 years. Altogether 15 Chinese made the top 100 list, while 6 of them occupying the top 6 slots.

  1. Peidong Yang of University of California Berkeley
  2. Yadong Yin of California Riverside
  3. Michael H. Huang of National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan
  4. Younan Xia of Washington University St. Louis
  5. Yugang Sun of Argonne National Laboratory
  6. Yiying Wu of Ohio State University

Yang, Yin, Xia, Sun and Wu all graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Hefei, Anhui Province.

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