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RISING STARS

November 2009

Following the latest bimonthly update to Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics, ScienceWatch.com has produced a listing of the scientists, institutions, countries, and journals that have achieved the highest percentage increase in total citations from the second bimonthly period of 2009 to the third bimonthly period of 2009—that is, from April 2009 to June 2009. These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

Among the scientists, those named as Rising Stars are given in the table below. There is a tie in the field of Plant & Animal Sciences due to the presence of coauthors in the analysis.

Scientist Field
MEININGER, CJ Agricultural Sciences
RUBIN, GM Biology & Biochemistry
GUDIKSEN, MS Chemistry
SAKAGUCHI, S Clinical Medicine
ROTH, FP Computer Science
CANNELLA, AA Economics & Business
WONG, KL Engineering
HEDIN, LO Environment/Ecology
MOORE, B Geosciences
SAVILL, J Immunology
COLEMAN, JN Materials Science
ZOU, H Mathematics
LIU, Q Microbiology
ZENG, HQ Molecular Biology & Genetics
WANG, Y Multidisciplinary
KIM, JH Neuroscience & Behavior
LAU, C Pharmacology & Toxicology
BLUSK, S Physics
SCHMUTZ, J Plant & Animal Science
GRIMWOOD, J Plant & Animal Science
MCCLELLAND, JL
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Psychiatry/Psychology
ARSUAGA, JL Social Sciences, general
BARENTINE, JC Space Science

 

The institutions achieving the highest percent increase in total citations across the 22 database fields are given below:

Institution Field
YALE UNIV Agricultural Sciences
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATL LAB Biology & Biochemistry
JUSTUS LIEBIG UNIV GIESSEN Chemistry
CHARLES UNIV PRAGUE Clinical Medicine
UNIV COLL DUBLIN Computer Science
HONG KONG POLYTECH UNIV Economics & Business
NATL SUN YAT SEN UNIV Engineering
NANJING UNIV Environment/Ecology
POTSDAM INST CLIMATE IMPACT RES
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Geosciences
HANNOVER MED SCH Immunology
UNIV TEXAS DALLAS Materials Science
LANZHOU UNIV Mathematics
CHINESE ACAD SCI Microbiology
NATL LIB MED Molecular Biology & Genetics
UNIV WASHINGTON Multidisciplinary
RADBOUD UNIV NIJMEGEN Neuroscience & Behavior
GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Pharmacology & Toxicology
PERIMETER INST THEORET PHYS Physics
SUN YAT SEN UNIV Plant & Animal Science
UNIV BERN Psychiatry/Psychology
UNIV ROMA LA SAPIENZA Social Sciences, general
UNIV PIERRE & MARIE CURIE Space Science

 

Iran, Madagascar, Serbia, Tunisia, and Vietnam have been singled out as Rising Stars in multiple categories. The full listing for countries is as follows:

Country Field
TUNISIA Agricultural Sciences
SERBIA MONTENEG Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA Chemistry
SERBIA Clinical Medicine
PAKISTAN Computer Science
LITHUANIA Economics & Business
SERBIA Engineering
MADAGASCAR Environment/Ecology
INDONESIA Geosciences
TUNISIA Immunology
SERBIA Materials Science
SERBIA Mathematics
IRAN Microbiology
GAMBIA Molecular Biology & Genetics
VIETNAM Multidisciplinary
SERBIA Neuroscience & Behavior
U ARAB EMIRATES Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA Physics
MADAGASCAR Plant & Animal Science
LEBANON Psychiatry/Psychology
IRAN Social Sciences, general
VIETNAM Space Science

 

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Autoimmunity Reviews, Astrophysical Journal Letters, and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews are among the journals enjoying repeat visits to the listings this month. The complete list of journals named as Rising Stars is as follows:

Journal Field
SCIENCE Agricultural Sciences
NAT PROTOC Biology & Biochemistry
CHEM-ASIAN J Chemistry
CLIN J AM SOC NEPHROL Clinical Medicine
IEEE-ACM TRANS COMPUT BIOL BI Computer Science
J EUR ECON ASSOC Economics & Business
IND ENG CHEM RES Engineering
RENEW SUSTAIN ENERGY REV Environment/Ecology
IZV ATMOS OCEAN PHYS Geosciences
AUTOIMMUN REV Immunology
MATER TODAY Materials Science
NONLINEAR ANAL-REAL WORLD APP Mathematics
ACTA BIOMATER Microbiology
PLOS GENET Molecular Biology & Genetics
INTERDISCIPLIN SCI REV Multidisciplinary
EUR J PAIN Neuroscience & Behavior
PHARMACOGENET GENOMICS Pharmacology & Toxicology
J PHYS CHEM C
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Physics
J INTEGR PLANT BIOL Plant & Animal Science
PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA Psychiatry/Psychology
J OPER MANAG Social Sciences, general

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