18 November 2020

11 CUHK Professors Named Most Highly Cited Researchers



11 professors of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have earned the honour of being named in the list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2020” as among the world’s top researchers who have demonstrated significant and broad influence reflected in their publication of multiple papers, highly cited by fellow academics.

CUHK professors listed in the “Highly Cited Researchers 2020” are as follows:

Category

Professors

Research Areas

Clinical Medicine

Prof. Tony MOK, Chairman of the Department of Clinical Oncology and Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation Professor of Clinical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine

Lung cancer and liver cancer

Prof. Joseph SUNG, Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine and Director, Institute of Digestive Disease

Gastrointestinal ulcer bleeding, gastric cancer, hepatitis, colon cancer

Prof. Vincent WONG Wai-Sun, Head of Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine

Fatty liver

Cross-Field

Prof. Henry CHAN Lik Yuen, Clinical Professor (honorary), Faculty of Medicine

Hepatitis, fatty liver, cirrhosis, liver cancer

Prof. Xinhui LU, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science

Synchrotron x-ray scattering, organic photovoltaics, perovskite solar cells

Prof. Siew Chien NG, Professor, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine

Inflammatory bowel disease, gut microbiota, faecal microbiota transplant, colorectal cancer

Prof. Po Keung WONG, Emeritus Professor, School of Life Science, Faculty of Science

Photocatalytic treatment for environmental / water purification, environmental technology, environmental microbiology / biotechnology

Prof. Jianbin XU, Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Two-dimensional optoelectronic materials and devices, photodetection, optical signal modulation

Prof. Jimmy YU, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science 

Preparation and characterization of novel nano-structured materials, environmental applications of photocatalysis

Prof. WONG Ching Ping, Emeritus Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering 

Materials for electronics, photonics and renewable energy harvesting and storages

Psychiatry and Psychology

Prof. LEE Sing, Clinical Professor (honorary), Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine

Mood disorders and eating disorders

“Highly Cited Researchers 2020”, released by the Clarivate Analytics, identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the world. The honour is given to researchers who published a high number of papers that rank in the top 1% by citations in their respective fields of study and year of publication. The 2020 list includes 6,167 highly cited researchers in various fields from more than 60 countries and regions.

For the full list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2020”, please refer to: https://recognition.webofsciencegroup.com/awards/highly-cited/2020/

Prof. Tony MOK
Prof. Tony MOK

Prof. Joseph SUNG
Prof. Joseph SUNG

Prof. Vincent WONG Wai-Sun
Prof. Vincent WONG Wai-Sun

Prof. Henry CHAN Lik Yuen
Prof. Henry CHAN Lik Yuen

Prof. Xinhui LU
Prof. Xinhui LU

Prof. Siew Chien NG
Prof. Siew Chien NG

Prof. Po Keung WONG
Prof. Po Keung WONG

Prof. Jianbin XU
Prof. Jianbin XU

Prof. Jimmy YU
Prof. Jimmy YU

Prof. WONG Ching Ping
Prof. WONG Ching Ping

Prof. LEE Sing
Prof. LEE Sing