INL researchers among the top 1% most influential scientists globally

December 4, 2018


Miguel Cerqueira, a Staff Researcher in the Food Processing Group of INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, appears in the list of the “2018 Highly Cited Researchers in the World”, made by Clarivate Analytics, in the area of Agricultural Sciences.

The analysis was conducted between 2006 and 2016. Miguel Cerqueira was a researcher at University of Minho until February 2016, and he joined INL during March 2016.

This list takes into account not only the number of scientific articles mentioning a researcher’s name, but also the citations trend, and acknowledges researchers for their exceptional research performance.

Nuno Peres, who recently joined INL as Research Group Leader, in parallel with his role of Professor at the University of Minho, is also mentioned in this list of most influential researchers, in the field of Physics. In 2017, Nuno Peres was considered the most influential Portuguese scientist in the world with over 21.000 citations (each article cited 278 times on average).