Professors of the University of Maribor Enter the World List of Cited Authors

The works of the three university professors entered into 1% of the most cited researchers in the field of chemical technology and computer science in 2017. The Highly Cited Researchers features Prof. Dr. Željko Knez and Prof. Dr. Mojca Škerget (Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology), as well as Prof. Dr. Marjan Mernik (Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science).

The annual list of Clarivate Analytics includes leading researchers from all over the world working in the field of natural and social sciences. In 2017, it has included approximately 3,400 scientists with a high citation index working in 21 areas of scientific knowledge. The list contains only the frequently cited scientific publications in the field of natural and social sciences published in 2005–2015, and the publications indexed in the bibliographic database of the Web of Science Core Collection.

The citation data is based on the ESI (Essential Science Indicators). Authors of scientific publications (two or more), which are present in 1% of the most cited articles in the world, are considered to be researchers with exceptional achievements in science.

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