Institute of Communications and Connected Systems


Professor Kai-Kit Wong recognised on Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list

21 November 2022

Professor Kai-Kit Wong, an academic member of the Institute of Communications and Connected Systems at the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, has been featured on Clarivate’s annual ‘Highly Cited Researchers List’ 2022.

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The highly anticipated list identifies researchers who have demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.

Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of ScienceTM citation index. The methodology draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists and the Institute of Scientific InformationTM at Clarivate.

Professor Kai-Kit Wong is 1 out of a total of 20 UCL researchers who have been selected in the ‘Cross-Field’ category, in recognition of their contribution to cross-disciplinary research.

Reflecting on his recent achievement, Professor Kai-Kit Wong comments:

I feel terribly humbled to receive this honour. I never expected to receive this recognition for the work I do every day. To me, this is definitely a collective award and I would like to thank deeply all my collaborators and students.

David Pendlebury, Head of Research Analysis at the Institute for Scientific Information at Clarivate said:

“Research fuels the race for knowledge and it is important that nations and institutions celebrate the individuals who drive the wheel of innovation. The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional individual researchers who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. These individuals are helping to transform human ingenuity into our world’s greatest breakthroughs – and it is an honor to celebrate their achievements.”

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Professor Kai-Kit Wong on this wonderful news!


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• Image Credit: Clarivate Web of Science