Professor Raymond Wong, Associate Head and Chair Professor of the Department was recently named in the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2014 in the Materials Science category published by Thomson Reuters.
A total of 3,215 scholars worldwide in 21 fields in the sciences and social sciences, such as biology, chemistry, physics, clinical medicine, computer science, engineering, environment, materials science and mathematics were included. Professor Wong was selected as one of the 147 experts in the materials science category among which only five scholars come from Hong Kong universities.
Professor Wong said, "It is my great honour to be listed as one of the world's most influential scientific researchers in my specialty. The listing truly reflects positive assessment of our research at HKBU by peers around the world who recognise our work to be of particular significance."
Over 400 research papers by Professor Wong have been published in various academic journals to date and he was listed among the world’s top 1% in the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) list of most-cited chemists and materials scientists.
The Highly Cited Researchers were selected by taking into consideration the number of a scholar's influential papers cited at different levels of citation over a period of 10 years (2002 – 2012). For more information, please visit: www.highlycited.com