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03 July 2014
Achievements & awards
CityU shines in highly cited researchers list for 2014

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) ranks 2nd in Hong Kong in terms of the number of Highly Cited Researchers named in the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2014 published by Thomson Reuters based on their work at CityU and published with CityU as their primary affiliation.

These top-ranked researchers are:



Professor Lee Shuit-tong


Professor Chen Guanrong


Professor Daniel Ho Wing-cheong


Professor Lee Shuit-tong

Material Science

Professor Zhou Dingxuan


Professor Chen Guanrong


 “I am extremely pleased with the latest results,” said Professor Way Kuo, President of CityU. “Yet again we are witnessing the strong impact that CityU researchers are making in the worldwide scientific community.”

The 2014 list of Highly Cited Researchers in the natural sciences and social sciences complements the 2001 list. The 2001 list was updated in 2004, taking into account papers published between 1981 and 2003. The 2014 list covers highly cited papers published between 2002 and 2012.

Scholars who are named as Highly Cited Researchers write the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers, which are among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication.

For more information, please visit the official website of Highly Cited Researchers (

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