Two WSU faculty named 2019 Highly Cited Researchers

Professors Kris Kowdley and Yuehe Lin have been named Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 by Web of Science Group.

The group’s annual list identifies scientists who have produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers.

Close up of Kris Kowdley
Kris Kowdley

Kris Kowdley, clinical faculty at Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, is an internationally recognized liver disease expert. His laboratory program focuses on the role of iron as a co-factor in many liver diseases, ranging from hepatitis C, hemochromatosis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Kowdley is the author of more than 400 articles, book chapters, reviews and commentaries, and his scholarly work has been cited nearly 41,000 times, according to Google Scholar.

Closeup of Yuehe Lin
Yuehe Lin

Yuehe Lin is a leader in the bioengineering and biomedical nanotechnology fields. His work includes the development of nanomaterials and nanobioelectronic devices for disease diagnosis and drug delivery. He has produced nearly 500 publications which have been cited more than 50,500 times, according to Google Scholar. Lin is a professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and a laboratory fellow at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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