Five Vietnamese named most cited scientists globally
15:45 | 25/10/2021

VGP - Five professors currently working at Vietnamese universities have been named among the 10,000 most-cited scientists worldwide, according to a study conducted by science journal PLoS Biology of the United States. 

From top left to right: Prof. Dr. Bui Tien Dieu, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hung, Asso. Prof. Dr. Le Hoang Son, Prof. Dr. Vo Xuan Vinh, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dinh Duc.

They include Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dinh Duc from Vietnam National University (VNU) – Hanoi who ranked 5,949th globally and 96th in the engineering field; Asso. Prof. Dr. Le Hoang Son from VNU-Hanoi at the 6,766th place, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hung from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology at 6,818th; Prof. Dr. Bui Tien Dieu from Duy Tan University at 9,488th, and Prof. Dr. Vo Xuan Vinh from University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City at 9,528th.

Especially, Prof. Nguyen Dinh Duc, Assoc. Prof. Le Hoang Son, and Prof. Nguyen Xuan Hung were named in the lists of the most influential scientists in the world, in various fields in three consecutive years 2019, 2020, and 2021. 

Several Vietnamese scientists working abroad were also present in the ranking, including Prof. Dam Thanh Son (US), at the 7,302nd place; Asso. Prof. Bui Quoc Tinh (Japan), at 9,640th; and Prof. Ngo Duc Tuan (Australia) at 10,652nd

The overall rankings are based on six citation metrics, including total citations, the Hirsch h-index, including the co-authorship-adjusted Schreiber hm-index, the number of citations to papers as single author, the number of citations to papers as a single or first author, and the number of citations to papers as single, first, or last author./.

By Khanh Phuong

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