Professor among world’s most highly cited researchers

yuehe-LinPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Yuehe Lin is among the top-cited scientific researchers in the world, named by Thomson Reuters among the top 1 percent of those cited in their fields for articles published 2003-13.

Lin, a professor in the Voiland College’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, is one of approximately 3,000 researchers included on the 2015 list, which represents “some of the world’s most influential minds,’’ according to the Thomson Reuters website.

Lin, who also holds a joint appointment at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, conducts research in nanotechnology, particularly development of small-scale devices, materials and analytical systems for biomedical diagnosis, drug delivery and energy and environmental applications.

He has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. departments of Energy and Defense. He holds more than 10 patents, half of which have been licensed to industrial partners for commercialization.

He has more than 300 peer-reviewed publications and they have been cited more than 26,000 times. He has an h-index, a measure of a scientist’s productivity and impact, of 85, according to Google Scholar.

Lin is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Society of Chemistry and American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. He holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Idaho.
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