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Faculty Named in 2020 Most Cited Researchers Report

small test tubes in holder on lab bench

Close up shot of lab equipment and pipettes at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) on October 23, 2019.

Five faculty members and researchers affiliated with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are included on the 2020 list of Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate. Four of the five are part of the exceptional long-term partnership between UT and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Each year, Clarivate recognizes influential researchers in their respective academic fields—those who have multiple highly cited publications over the past decade. Names are pulled from publications that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for a field (or fields) and publication year in the Web of Science citation index. Read more at