Professor Alexander Balandin and Professor Wei Ren have been named to the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics, which was previously part of the Thomson Reuters. The list includes frequently cited researchers in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences, and recognizes “researchers whose citation records position them in the highest ranks of influence and impact.” It identifies scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.