July 2, 2014

Two IST Austria professors named as “Highly Cited Researchers"

Jiři Friml and Eva Benková among 20 Austrian researchers mentioned in list of 3’200 researchers worldwide

Jiři Friml, Professor at IST Austria, and Eva Benková, Assistant Professor at IST Austria, are named „Highly Cited Researchers“ by Thomson Reuters. The plant biologists are among 20 Austrian researchers in the list of 3’200 highly cited researchers worldwide. “Highly Cited Researchers 2014” complements and updates the ISI Highly Cited Researchers lists of 2001 and 2004.

The current list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2014” includes 3’200 researchers with the highest number of influential papers in science and social science published between 2002 and 2012. Researchers at all career levels are ranked based on the number of “Highly Cited Papers” they published, papers that rank among the most frequently cited articles by fellow researchers in their field. Plant biologists Eva Benková and Jiři Friml at IST Austria are two of 20 researchers at Austrian universities and research institutes identified as standout researchers in the past decade, with Eva Benková being the only female Austrian scientist listed. The full list can be found at highlycited.com.