Academics and Research

Professors Xu Zeshui and Gong Qiyong of SCU Were Listed into the Highly Cited Researchers

On November 27th, Clarivate Analytics released the list of "highly cited researchers" in 2018, in which more than 4,000 highly cited researchers from 21 fields of natural and social sciences were included. Prof. Xu Zeshui from the School of Business, and Prof. Gong Qiyong from Huaxi Clinical Medical College/Huaxi Hospital of SCU were on the list.


Prof. Xu Zeshui, a fellow of the International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA), and a finalist of the world's highly cited researchers and China's highly cited scholars in 2014-2018 (ranking top of the computer science field 2014-2016),  and serves or has served as a member of the editorial board, deputy editor or chief editor of about 60 domestic and foreign journals such as "IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems", "Information Sciences", "Knowledge-Based Systems", "Information Fusion", etc.. Springer published his 12 English monographs, over 690 academic papers, including more than 460 articles in SSCI and SCI, and 72 highly cited ESI papers, which were cited more than 48,000 times at H index of 112. In November 2017, he ranked 14th among 3084 scientists at top 1% ESI rankings worldwide in the field of computer science, and ranked 299th among 8250 scientists at top 1% ESI rankings worldwide in the field of engineering. Prof. Xu has long been engaged in decision theory and technology, information integration theory and clustering algorithms, fuzzy mathematics and optimization algorithms, and systematically created a complex information decision theory and methodology system.

Prof. Gong Qiyong, the deputy head of Huaxi Hospital, a chief expert of radiology imaging in Sichuan Province。 He has long been engaged in clinical radiography. In the past ten years, he has conducted systematic and in-depth research on major neuropsychiatric and psychiatric diseases with strong national fund support, and published more than 100 SCI papers at H index of 67 on radiology journals such as Radiology, JAMA Psychiatry and Am. J Psychiatry as the first corresponding author. the American Chinese Medical Foundation CMB Distinguished Professor Award, and the ISMRM Senior Fellow Award. He was also invited to give a keynote speech of NIBIB New Horizons Lecture at the annual conference of ISMRM. Currently, he is the president-elect of the ISMRM Psychomagnetic Resonance Group and the President of the International Chinese Medical Magnetic Resonance Society.

It is reported that the list is based on the number of published SCI papers in WOS (Web of Science) and the data of citations, whereby Clarivate Analytics selected researchers who published highly cited papers in the past ten years and spread their great influence in certain academic fields. The list this year covers 17 Nobel laureates, including two winners this year.