Six UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science researchers are among the scholars with the greatest impact in the world in their fields, according to a new ranking compiled by Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers 2014, released in June, identifies scientists and engineers who are in the top 1% for most citations in their subject field. Details on the methodology are available here. In total, 24 researchers with UCLA as their primary affiliation are on the list, which numbers about 3,000.

Tatsuo Itoh, professor of electrical engineering and holder of the Northrop Grumman Chair in Electrical Engineering
Listed for Engineering.

Richard Kaner, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and materials science and engineering
Listed for Chemistry.

Gang Li, researcher engineer in materials science and engineering
Listed for Materials Science.

Stanley J. Osher, Professor of mathematics, computer science and electrical engineering
Listed for Computer Science and Mathematics

Ali H. Sayed, professor of electrical engineering
Listed for Engineering

Yang Yang, professor of materials science and engineering and holder of the Carol and Lawrence E. Tannas, Jr., Chair in Engineering
Listed for Materials Science and Chemistry