Five researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been named to a comprehensive list of the world's most referenced scientists.
The researchers are named as Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers for 2014. The list includes more than 3,200 researchers whose scientific reports were in the top 1 percent of papers receiving the most references, also known as citations, for their subject field and year of publication between 2002 and 2012. Scientific research papers reference previously published research when the earlier research is noteworthy and respected.
The five PNNL researchers and their most cited subject areas are: Jun Liu, chemistry, engineering and materials science; Alex Guenther, geosciences; Phil Rasch, geosciences; Yuyan Shao, engineering, and Yuehe Lin, chemistry, who has a joint appointment with Washington State University.