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Eawag researchers Bernhard Truffer, Urs von Gunten, Juliane Hollender and Ole Seehausen (from left to right) are among the highly cited researchers worldwide (Photo: Eawag)

Four Eawag researchers among the most-cited scientists

November 18, 2020,

Researchers Juliane Hollender, Ole Seehausen, Bernhard Truffer and Urs von Gunten from the aquatic research institute Eawag are among the "highly cited researchers 2020".

This makes the four researchers among the most-cited and influential scientists worldwide – either in their specific field or for their cross-field performance. Clarivate Analytics has been publishing the "highly cited researchers" ranking every year since 2014. The list includes researchers who have written several "highly cited papers" in the past years (2009 to 2019). In 2020, there are 6167 researchers worldwide, including 154 from Switzerland.

  • Juliane Hollender, Head of the Department Environmental Chemistry at Eawag and Adjunct Professor in the Department Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich
  • Ole Seehausen, Head of the Department Fish Ecology and Evolution at Eawag and Professor for Aquatic Ecology and Evolution at the University of Bern
  • Bernhard Truffer, Head of the Department Environmental Social Sciences at Eawag and Professor for Geography of Transitions at the University of Utrecht (Netherlands)
  • Urs von Gunten, Head of the Research Group Drinking Water Chemistry at Eawag and Professor for Water Quality and Treatment at the ETH Lausanne

Eawag congratulates the winning researchers on their achievements!

«Highly cited researchers» at Eawag since 2014


2020: Juliane Hollender, Ole Seehausen, Bernhard Truffer, Urs von Gunten
2019: Juliane Hollender, Ole Seehausen, Bernhard Truffer, Urs von Gunten
2018: Adriano Joss, Urs von Gunten
2017: Adriano Joss, Christa McArdell, Hansruedi Siegrist
2016: Adriano Joss, Christa McArdell, Ole Seehausen, Hansruedi Siegrist
2015: Adriano Joss, Christa McArdell, Hansruedi Siegrist, Urs von Gunten
2014: Hansruedi Siegrist, Urs von Gunten

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