Dr. Ong Wee Jun Named Highly Cited Researcher 2019


Research Management Center is very proud to announce that Associate Prof. Dr. Ong Wee Jun from School of Energy and Chemical Engineering was awarded Highly Cited Researcher 2019 by the Web of Science Group.

The Highly Cited Researcher list identifies scientists and social scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field and year of publication. The methodology used to determine the list using data and analysis performed by experts from Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).

This year, Dr. Ong won the Cross-field Category, for the papers he has published with outsized influence across several fields. Five other Xiamen University academics won the prestigious award under the same category as well.

We hope that you would join us in congratulating them in producing papers that are the cream of the crop amongst other research papers for the year of 2019.

About Web of Science Group Highly Cited Researcher List

The Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company, is well-known for its Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). The Group operates the Web of Science – the world’s largest and most trusted publisher-neutral citation index and research intelligence platform. Papers that are searched and found on the Web of Science is generally considered to be of very high quality. Further information about the award can be found at:


About Associate Prof. Dr. Ong Wee Jun

Dr. Ong Wee Jun is an Associate Professor from School of Energy and Chemical Engineering, XMUM. He has won several grants since joining XMUM in 2018, including the Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment, Young Researcher Award from Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and the Green Talent Award that was presented by the German government. His research interests encompass the development of hybrid nanostructures for various energy and environmental applications via heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis (i.e. photocatalysis, photoelectrocatalysis, electrocatalysis, and photothermal catalysis). For more information about Dr. Ong, please refer to the following websites:






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