Published: 18 March 2020, 12:53
According to the research database Web-of-Science, Prof. Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert achieved an h-index of 101 with more than 48,900 citations. According to the scientific search engine Google Scholar, with more than 65,500 citations and an h-index of 116, he even ranks 1,854th in the list of the most influential scientists of all time worldwide.
The h-Index or Hirsch-Index, named after the physicist Jorge E. Hirsch, is an indicator for the worldwide reputation of a scientist in expert circles. The more often a scientist's publications are cited, the higher the value.
In addition, since 2015 Professor Schubert has had a firm place in the list of "Highly Cited Researchers" according to ISI Thomson Reuter / Clarivate Analytics. In 2019, less than 6,300 or 0.1% of researchers worldwide in 21 research areas received this exclusive award. Since 2002, the list of Highly Cited Researchers has identified researchers and social scientists who have shown exceptional influence in their field.