Two CAFNR Faculty Named 2022 Highly Cited Researchers

Two faculty in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources have been named 2022 Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate. Ron Mittler, Curators’ Distinguished Professor in plant science and technology, along with Bing Yang, professor of plant science and technology, were awarded this prestigious distinction — marking them as among the most influential researchers in the world.

To earn this honor, a researcher must have multiple highly-cited papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science. According to Clarivate, fewer than 7,000 or about 0.1% of researchers worldwide earned this distinction in 2022.