20 November 2020 Highly Cited Researchers

ICREA Professors at ICFO Dr. Frank Koppens and Dr. Maciej Lewenstein

Dr. Pelayo García de Arquer

ICFO Group Leaders Koppens, Lewenstein and García de Arquer(incoming) included in Clarivate Analytics 2020 compilation of Highly Cited Researchers Clarivate Web of Science has released its annual list of Highly Cited Researchers, including two ICREA Group Leaders at ICFO and a new Group Leader who will join ICFO’s faculty at the start of 2021:

  • * Dr. Frank Koppens- Cross Field Category
  • * Dr. Maciej Lewenstein- Physics Category
  • * Dr. Pelayo García de Arquer- Cross Field Category (currently at Univ of Toronto)
Koppens and Lewenstein have been named Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated significant and broad influence as reflected in their publication of multiple highly cited papers over the last decade. These highly cited papers rank in the top 1% of citations for a field of fields and publication year in the Web of Science.

ICREA Professors Koppens and Lewenstein conduct research on Quantum Nano-Optoelectronics and Quantum Optics respectively, while Dr. García de Arquer will establish a research program at ICFO focusing on CO2 Mitigation Accelerated by Photons (CO2MAP). To determine this 2020 list of influential researchers, Clarivate surveyed papers published and cited during 2009 to 2019 that at the end of 2019 ranked in the top 1% by citations for their Essential Science Indicators (ESI). Researchers are selected for their exceptional influence and performance in one of more of the 21 fields used in the ESI.

Congratulations Frank, Maciej and Pelayo!