Eleven ULPGC scientists are among the world’s most cited scientists in the Ranking of World Scientists prepared by the Stanford University (USA).
The ULPGC scientists featured in this study are Marisol Izquierdo, José A. López Calbet, Almudena Sánchez Villegas, Daniel Montero, José A Carta, María José Caballero, José I. Castañón, Anastasio Argüello, Antonio Fernández, Luis Álvarez León and Juan Ortega. Along with them, there are also two external scientists collaborating with ULPGC projects: Paul Knipschild and Juan C. Carracedo.
Further, In the 2% of the most cited scientists in the world, two of the ULPGC researchers are included, specifically José A. Calbet (Physical Education) and Marisol Izquierdo (Aquaculture).
The areas of the rest of the ULPGC scientists are the following: Almudena Sánchez Villegas (Nutrition), Daniel Montero (Aquaculture), José A. Carta (Mechanical Engineering), María José Caballero (Veterinary), José I Castañón (Veterinary), Anastasio Argüello (Veterinary), Antonio Fernández (Veterinary), Luis Álvarez León (IT) and Juan Ortega (Chemical Engineering).
This work from Stanford University creates a database of some 160,000 scientists from around the world whom it describes as “first-rate” for offering “standardized information on citations, h-index, hm-index adjusted for co-authorship, citations of articles in different positions of authorship and a composite indicator.” This ranking has been based on the 2019 production.