Highly Cited Researchers 2023
Two Empa researchers honoured as «influencers»
Every year, the analytics company Clarivate compiles a list of scientists whose publications have been most frequently cited. They are considered to be particularly influential in their fields. Only the authors of the one percent of the most cited scientific papers in various disciplines are awarded the title of "Highly Cited Researcher". This year, two Empa scientists are among the 6849 researchers featured on the list: Maksym Kovalenko and Zhanyun Wang.
Zhanyun Wang is a scientist in Empa's Technology & Society Laboratory. His research interests focus primarily on understanding the life cycles and risks of anthropogenic chemicals and materials in the technosphere and natural environment. He is also very interested in exploring novel and pragmatic solutions and strengthening the science–policy interface to advance the sound management of chemicals and waste towards a sustainable circular economy.