Academic Influences Growing - NCUT’s second Elsevier 2021 Most Cited Chinese Researchers
May 16 ,2022

On April 14, Elsevier, a global information analysis company, officially released the list of 2021 Most Cited Chinese Researchers, and Professor Wang Lijun from School of Information Technology was successfully selected. This is the second time that our faculty members are selected into the list.

Scopus database shows that Professor Wang Lijun has published a total of 23 articles from 2015 to 2022 and was cited 2,371 times in 1,904 publications. The number of citations is on a general upward trend, peaking at 528 citations in 2021.

Professor Wang Lijun is a national outstanding expert, a doctoral supervisor, the head of the Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) Technology Research Center at the Innovation Institute of NCUT, and the Chairman of Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) Professional Technical Committee of International Society for Information Display (China). In December 2020, he was elected as a foreign academician of the Russian Academy of Engineering, and was awarded the NCUT Yulan News Figure in 2021.

Professor Wang Lijun has achieved many world-class scientific achievements in the fields of ultra-high-speed optical fibre communication systems, optoelectronic devices and new-generation optoelectronic displays. He has set a world record for all-optical information storage. In addition, he has published more than 40 papers in SCI core journals and conferences, and acquired more than 20 international and domestic invention patents. In recent years, Professor Wang Lijun has been focusing on virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, and has made outstanding achievements in this field. The VR technology research team led by him has provided strong scientific and technological support for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics, and has received attention and coverage from Beijing Radio and Television.

This Most Cited Chinese Researchers list is jointly published by Elsevier and Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. The list is based on the Scopus database -- the world's largest database of abstracts and citations, forming a list of Chinese scholars whose work has a global impact. Entry into this list means that the total number of citations of a scholar's publications as first and corresponding author is at the top among all researchers in his or her discipline in China, which makes him or her a world-class figure. A total of 4,701 individuals from 523 universities, companies and research institutes were selected in the 2021 list, covering 84 first-level disciplines in 10 subject areas recognised by the Ministry of Education.

Translator: Yang Yu

Editor: Fang Ting

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