18 November 2020

11 professors of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have earned the honour of being named in the list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2020” as among the world’s top researchers who have demonstrated significant and broad influence reflected in their publication of multiple papers, highly cited by fellow academics.

CUHK professors listed in the “Highly Cited Researchers 2020” are as follows:

Category Professors Research Areas
Clinical Medicine Prof. Tony MOK, Chairman of the Department of Clinical Oncology and Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation Professor of Clinical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine Lung cancer and liver cancer
Prof. Joseph SUNG, Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine and Director, Institute of Digestive Disease Gastrointestinal ulcer bleeding, gastric cancer, hepatitis, colon cancer
Prof. Vincent WONG Wai-Sun, Head of Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine Fatty liver
Cross-Field Prof. Henry CHAN Lik Yuen, Clinical Professor (honorary), Faculty of Medicine Hepatitis, fatty liver, cirrhosis, liver cancer
Prof. Xinhui LU, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science Synchrotron x-ray scattering, organic photovoltaics, perovskite solar cells
Prof. Siew Chien NG, Professor, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine Inflammatory bowel disease, gut microbiota, faecal microbiota transplant, colorectal cancer
Prof. Po Keung WONG, Emeritus Professor, School of Life Science, Faculty of Science Photocatalytic treatment for environmental / water purification, environmental technology, environmental microbiology / biotechnology
Prof. Jianbin XU, Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Two-dimensional optoelectronic materials and devices, photodetection, optical signal modulation
Prof. Jimmy YU, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science Preparation and characterization of novel nano-structured materials, environmental applications of photocatalysis
Prof. WONG Ching Ping, Emeritus Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Materials for electronics, photonics and renewable energy harvesting and storages
Psychiatry and Psychology Prof. LEE Sing, Clinical Professor (honorary), Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine Mood disorders and eating disorders

“Highly Cited Researchers 2020”, released by the Clarivate Analytics, identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the world. The honour is given to researchers who published a high number of papers that rank in the top 1% by citations in their respective fields of study and year of publication. The 2020 list includes 6,167 highly cited researchers in various fields from more than 60 countries and regions.

For the full list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2020”, please refer to: https://recognition.webofsciencegroup.com/awards/highly-cited/2020/

Prof. Tony MOK

Prof. Joseph SUNG

Prof. Vincent WONG

Prof. CHAN Lik Yuen Henry

Prof. Siew Chien NG

Prof. Xinhui LU

Prof. Po Keung WONG

Prof. Jianbin XU

Prof. Jimmy YU

Prof. WONG Ching Ping

Prof. LEE Sing