Seventeen LMU scientists and academics make Highly Cited Researchers list

Dec 06, 2023

The latest analysis of publications places seventeen LMU scientists and academics among the most successful in their chosen field.

Seventeen LMU scientists and academics feature in the latest Highly Cited Researchers 2023 analysis of publications, recognizing them as among the most successful in their field. The analysis divides publications into 20 fields and one interdisciplinary category and assigns the cited researchers to these rubrics accordingly.

This also includes scientists from the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy:

  • The Cross-Field category honors researchers who have published outstanding work in several fields. This year’s list includes Professor Thomas Bein (Chair of Physical Chemistry – Physical Chemistry and Nanoscience, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy) and Honorary Professor Bettina Lotsch (Department of Chemistry).
  • In the Immunology field, Professor Veit Hornung (Chair of Immunobiochemistry, Gene Center at LMU) was ranked among the most highly cited researchers.



About the ranking

The list of Highly Cited Researchers 2023 comprises some 7,000 academics and scientists in total. It is issued by the American company Clarivate Analytics. Analysis is based on the so-called Web of Science, which tabulates all citations in research publications. The more frequently a researcher’s publications are cited, the higher the significance and quality of the research are ranked. All research articles published over the past eleven years are included in the analysis. For the current list, publications from the period 2012 to 2022 were taken into account. However, the final evaluation is based solely on publications that are among the top one percent with the most citations in the 20 specialist fields and the interdisciplinary category (highly cited papers).