35 Vietnamese among world's 100,000 most cited scientists

By Nhu Quynh   October 12, 2022 | 04:23 pm PT
35 Vietnamese among world's 100,000 most cited scientists
Nguyen Dinh Duc, a Vietnamese scientist named among a 2022 ranking of 100,000 most-cited scientists in the world. Photo courtesy of the Vietnam National University
Academic publishing company Elsevier has named 35 Vietnamese scientists among 100,000 most cited researchers globally.

The list, compiled by a group of researchers led by John P.A. Ioannidis of Stanford University, uses citations from Scopus, an international scientific database, to name 100,000 most-cited researchers of 200,409 in its database.

There are 158 researchers among the 100,000 who work at Vietnamese universities; of whom 35 of them are Vietnamese scientists, an increase of six people compared with the ranking issued last year.

Among the top 10,000 most-cited researchers in the world, Vietnam has two: Le Hoang Son and Nguyen Dinh Duc, both from the Vietnam National University in Hanoi.

Several Vietnamese scientists have also seen their ranking improve significantly over 2021. Tran Xuan Bach from the Hanoi Medical University has moved up more than 7,000 places from 19,881 to 12,132; Tran Hai Nguyen with the Duy Tan University from 14,704 to 13,713; and Hoang Anh Tuan with the HCMC University of Technology from 32,938 to 17,415.

The only female Vietnamese scientist in the list is 34-year-old Le Thai Ha from the Fulbright University Vietnam, whose rank rose from 74,063 in 2021 to 49,666 this year.

Elsevier said it used Scopus data from 1960 to September 2022 to compile its list.

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