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Professor Yang Ronggui, a professor of ICARE, has been awarded “Highly Cited Researchers”
Source: Release:2023-12-06 11:24:45 Writer: Hits:

Clarivate, the world's leading provider of professional information services, released the list of global highly cited researchers on November 15, 2023. The list recognizes top scientific talents from universities, research institutions, and business organizations worldwide who have made significant and widespread contributions to their fields. This year, 6,849 scientists from over 1,300 institutions in 67 countries and regions were selected. Among them, 16 individuals from HUST were honored, including Professor Yang Ronggui from the School of Energy at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Professor Yang Ronggui has been selected for three consecutive years since 2020 and is one of the few candidates in the field of heat transfer.


Professor Yang Ronggui is the head of the X-THERMAL LAB at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006. After completing his studies, he worked at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder for 13 years before returning to China in 2018. Currently, he is a professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology and was nominated as an academician candidate by the China Association for Science and Technology in 2023.

Professor Yang Ronggui's research focuses on various aspects of heat transfer, including micro-nano heat conduction, phase transformation heat, and radiation heat transfer. He also studies the application of these concepts in areas such as chip heat dissipation, thermoelectricity, high-temperature thermal protection, and radiation refrigeration. His contributions to the field have earned him numerous awards and recognition.


Professor Yang Ronggui has an impressive publication record, with 4 articles published in Science, 4 articles in Nature Materials, 3 articles in Science Advances, 4 articles in Joule, 1 Review of Modern Physics, and nearly 20 articles in Physics Review. His works have been cited over 24,000 times according to Web of Science, with an H-index of 73. Google Academic shows that his works have been cited over 31,000 times, with an H-index of 85, and an average of 5,000 annual citations since 2022.