Ten Michigan State University researchers have been recognized in the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers List compiled by Clarivate Analytics.
Each year, the Web of Science Group identifies the world’s most influential researchers. The list includes those who have been most cited by peers over the past decade.
According to the report, the researchers had “multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science. Of the world’s scientists and social scientists, Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers truly are one in 1,000.”
The faculty members are:
Christoph Benning, MSU Foundation Professor and University Distinguished Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the College of Natural Science and an MSU AgBioResearch faculty member in the College Agriculture and Natural Resources. He is also director of the MSU-U.S. Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory.
Kevin Childs, assistant professor of plant biology in the College of Natural Science
Rufus Isaacs, professor of entomology in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Russell E. Johnson, MSU Foundation Professor in the Eli Broad College of Business.
Jianguo Liu, University Distinguished Professor in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Rachel Carson Chair in Sustainability. He is also the director of the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability.
Morteza Mahmoudi, assistant professor in the Department of Radiology and Precision Health Program in the College of Human Medicine.
Aaron M. McCright, professor and chairperson in the Department of Sociology at the College of Social Science.
James M. Tiedje, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the College of Natural Science and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He is also the former director of the MSU Center for Microbial Ecology.
G. Tomas M. Hult, professor of marketing in the Eli Broad College of Business
Gregg A. Howe, MSU Foundation Professor and University Distinguished Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the College of Natural Science