(February 9, 2022) Assistant professor Lina Quan is one of five Virginia Tech researchers to be named named to the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list by Clarivate, the company that maintains the Web of Science. The prestigious list identifies over 6,000 researchers around the world who have demonstrated significant influence in their field through the publication of multiple highly cited papers. Researchers included ranked in the top 1 percent by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index.

Quan was cited for studies across multiple fields that focus on the optical and electronic properties of emerging semiconductors. While this is her first listing as a Virginia Tech faculty member after joining the department in Janaury 2021, this is Quan's third consecutive year being named to the list. According to Web of Science as of this publication, her 45 publications have been cited a total of 10,475 times.

Congratulations Lina!

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