Recently, Thomson Reuters issued a list of global "Highly Cited Researchers 2016". Professor Zhang Dabing from School of Life Sciecens and Biotechnology, SJTU has been named "2016 Most Highly Cited Researchers" in Botany and Zoology.
The announced global highly cited researchers are from the disciplines and fields of materials, chemistry, mathematics, engineering,etc. There are totally 3266 named researchers among which 196 are Chinese (including researchers from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions). For the researchers, being named means international influence in related scientific field and relatively huge contribution to the development of this scientific field.