22 November 2023

Stanford University has recently released an updated list of the top two percent most cited researchers globally, and it is gratifying to note that once again, several distinguished researchers from the Department of Management and Engineering (IEI) are represented on the list.

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The list includes the two percent most cited researchers in 22 scientific disciplines and 174 sub-fields. The basis of the list is citations up to and including 2022.Over 200,000 researchers are included in the database for the last year and the career-long database.

The ranking is built upon standardised information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator (c-score).The data shows partly the most cited researchers in 2022, partly during the entire time period 1960-2022. This method provides a comprehensive picture of the researchers' impact and influence within their respective fields.

"The Stanford list for this year demonstrates that IEI's research holds up very well, both in international competition and in comparison to other departments at LiU. Many of our divisions have deliberately focused on high-quality research and publications in recent years, and this measurement shows that it pays off in terms of significant influence in their specialised areas. It is particularly pleasing that there are several researchers from IEI on the list, representing various divisions across both the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Faculty of Science and Engineering. This indicates that we have a research environment that can be compared to the the very best in the world," says Mats Abrahamsson, Deputy Head with a focus on research at IEI.

Ioannidis, John P.A. (2023), “October 2023 data-update for "Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators”, Elsevier Data Repository, V6, doi: 10.17632/btchxktzyw.6

Most cited authors

Career-long data (1960-2022)

The list with the most citations over the entire time period includes these  researchers at the Department of Management and Engineering:

  • Anders Klarbring, Solid Mechanics
  • Christian Kowalkowski, Industrial Management
  • Erik Sundin, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Johan Moverare, Engineering Materials
  • Maria Börjesson, Economics
  • Patrik Thollander, Energy Systems
  • Peter Hedström, The Institute for Analytical Sociology
  • Tomohiko Sakao, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Jonas Söderlund, Business Administration
  • Guocai Chai, Engineering Materials

Single recent year data (2022)

The researchers included in the data of the two percent of most cited researchers in 2022 are:  

  • Ali Ahmed, Economic
  • Anders Klarbring,  Solid Mechanics
  • Christian Kowalkowski, Industrial Management
  • Daniel Kindström, Industrial Management
  • Erik Sundin, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Gazi Salah Uddin, Economics
  • Johan Moverare, Engineering Materials
  • Jonas Söderlund, Business Administration
  • Lars Witell, Business Administration
  • Maria Börjesson, Economics
  • Patrik Thollander, Energy Systems
  • Peter Hedström, The Institute for Analytical Sociology
  • Ou Tang,Production Economics
  • Tomohiko Sakao, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Yang LiU, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Guocai Chai, Engineering Materials

Brief facts

22

scientific fields

174

sub-fields

Over 200 000

scientists are included in the list

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Divisions where world´s most cited researchers work

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Business Administration (FEK)

Business Administration is a division at the Department of Management and Engineering. The division offers education on undergraduate, masters, and PhD levels, and is an active research environment.

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Engineering Materials (KMAT)

The Division of Engineering Materials explore the relationships between microstructure and properties of mainly metallic materials but also ceramics, composites and polymers for engineering applications.

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Economics (NEK)

The Division of Economics belongs to the Department of Management and Engineering and carries out education and research in the field of Economics. Economics covers a wide range of different financial aspects.

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Energy Systems (ENSYS)

The division of Energy Systems is involved in research, undergraduate and graduate education and collaboration with industry and public sector organisations in the field of energy.

Environmental Technology and Management

Environmental Technology and Management (MILJÖ)

Division of Environmental Technology and Management is a research and education environment at the Department of Management and Engineering. We turn environmental problems into opportunities.

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Industrial Management (INDEK)

The division is a part of the Department of Management and Engineering and educates and carries out research in the three areas - industrial economics, industrial marketing, and economic information systems.

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Division of Solid Mechanics (SOLMEK)

Mechanics is one of the fundamentals of engineering science. It deals with motion and equilibrium of bodies. Solid mechanics considers all aspects of the behavior of deformable bodies under loads.

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Production Economics (PEK)

The division of Production Economics carries out education and research connected to the optimal use of productive resources within manufacturing or optimal financial decisions.

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The Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS)

IAS conduct cutting-edge research on important social, political and cultural matters. The research is sociological - in its original and broadly conceived meaning.

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Career-long data (1960-2022)

The list with the most citations over the entire time period includes these  researchers at the Department of Management and Engineering:

  • Anders Klarbring, Solid Mechanics
  • Christian Kowalkowski, Industrial Management
  • Erik Sundin, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Johan Moverare, Engineering Materials
  • Maria Börjesson, Economics
  • Patrik Thollander, Energy Systems
  • Peter Hedström, The Institute for Analytical Sociology
  • Tomohiko Sakao, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Jonas Söderlund, Business Administration
  • Guocai Chai, Engineering Materials

Single recent year data (2022)

The researchers included in the data of the two percent of most cited researchers in 2022 are:  

  • Ali Ahmed, Economic
  • Anders Klarbring,  Solid Mechanics
  • Christian Kowalkowski, Industrial Management
  • Daniel Kindström, Industrial Management
  • Erik Sundin, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Gazi Salah Uddin, Economics
  • Johan Moverare, Engineering Materials
  • Jonas Söderlund, Business Administration
  • Lars Witell, Business Administration
  • Maria Börjesson, Economics
  • Patrik Thollander, Energy Systems
  • Peter Hedström, The Institute for Analytical Sociology
  • Ou Tang,Production Economics
  • Tomohiko Sakao, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Yang LiU, Environmental Technology and Management
  • Guocai Chai, Engineering Materials