Prof. ZHANG Ganlin was selected as the top 2% scientists in the world

Stanford University recently released the latest 2020 World's Top 2% Scientists. Prof. Zhang Ganlin of our institute was selected in the field of Agronomy & Agriculture.

Prof. Zhang Ganlin has long been engaged in soil geography research. He has published more than 300 papers on soil genesis, soil classification, soil mapping, soil resource information system & evaluation, urban soil, etc. He is the winner the Distinguished Young Scholar of the National Natural Science Foundation of China. He also serves as the editor of many famous domestic and foreign journals such as Geoderma and National Science Review.

The World's Top 2% Scientists was published by the team of Professor John P.A. Ioannidis of Stanford University. The top 2% scientists in the world were selected by the team from nearly 7 million scientists, based on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator. The ranking list was divided into 22 fields and 176 sub-fields, including a total of about 160,000 famous scientists from various fields.



Source:Ioannidis JPA, Boyack KW, Baas J, Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators. PLoS Biol. 2020, 18(10): e3000918.