Frank Møller Aarestrup has topped the list of most cited researchers in the world. He is the professor and HOD of National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark who is a part of research group for Genomic Epidemiology. He is a researcher who had significant and broad influence in the field of science. He has topped the list of researchers from more than 60 countries recognized this year.
Clarivate’s annual list of Highly Cited Researchers recognizes the world’s most influential researchers of the last decade. Researchers are selected for their exceptional performance in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences. All the researchers have published multiple papers, highly cited by their peers in the past 10 years.
The researchers were selected from the field of agricultural sciences, social sciences, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, clinical medicine, computer science, economics and business, engineering, environment, ecology, geosciences, immunology, materials science, mathematics, microbiology, molecular biology and genetics, neuroscience and behavior, pharmacology and toxicology, physics, plant and animal sciences, psychiatry, psychology and space science and a further cross disciplinary category.