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Zhanqing Li is a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher

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Web of Science has honored Dr. Zhanqing Li, Professor at the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science and ESSIC of the University of Maryland, as a Highly Cited Researcher, an honor bestowed to fewer than 6,200, or about 0.1%, of the world’s researchers, in 21 research fields and across multiple fields. One criterion for the list is to have multiple papers that are cited in the top 1% of publications in a field, as per the announcement by the Web of Science


Li is among this elite group recognized for his exceptional research influence (~10 total from the University of Maryland, 151 geoscientists around the world), demonstrated by his high productivity and high citations. As of now, he has had 340 peer-reviewed SCI publications with total citations 12807 and 19544 and h-index of 59 and 76 by the ISI and Google Scholar, respectively


Prof. Li has engaged in a wide range of studies concerning climate change, atmospheric physics, terrestrial and atmospheric environment.