Yuri Kivshar named in influential highly cited researchers list


CUDOS Deputy Director Professor Yuri Kivhsar has been recognised in the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers List, placing him among the world’s most influential.

Professor Yuri Kivshar

CUDOS Deputy Director Professor Yuri Kivshar

According to the Clarivate Analytics 2017 Highly Cited Researchers List, Professor Kivshar’s research has been ranked in the world’s top 1% for field and publication year in Web of Science. He is the only physicist in Australia on the 2017 global list.

Professor Kivshar is the Head of the Australian National University’s Nonlinear Physics Center and world leader in nonlinear physics, nonlinear photonics, and physics of metamaterials. The main contributions of Professor Kivshar to nonlinear physics and photonics include pioneering results on nonlinear localized modes in optical systems, optical solitons and vortices, the study of localization in discrete systems and nonlinear effects in plasmonics and metamaterials. Many of his results have been summarized in 5 books, and his pioneering works on localization were highlighted in an invited article in Physics Today 57, 43 (2004) and three review papers in Rev. Mod. Phys. (IF=44.982).

Clarivate Analytics has recently assembled an updated roster of more than 3,300 Highly Cited Researchers. These researchers have distinguished themselves by publishing a high number of papers that rank in the top 1% most-cited in their respective fields over a recent 11-year period.

For more information on the Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers list and how it is calculated, please watch the video below.