Huang and Nie ranked as world's most influential researchers
Lois Yoksoulian, Illinois News Bureau
11/29/2018 2:26:37 PM
ECE ILLINOIS Professor Thomas S Huang, Maybelle Leland Swanlund Endowed Chair Emeritus in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and ECE ILLINOIS Professor Shuming Nie waere named as two of the nine faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to be named to the 2018 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list.
The list recognizes “leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world,” according to Clarivate Analytics. It is based on an analysis of journal article publication and citation data, an objective measure of a researcher’s influence, from 2005-17.
Huang is the Maybelle Leland Swanlund Endowed Chair Emeritus in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He studies many fields related to computer engineering and artificial intelligence, including human computer interaction, multimedia signal processing, computer vision, big data and machine learning. He retired from teaching in 2014, but continues to be active as a researcher. Huang is also affiliated with the Beckman Institute and the CSL.
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