Top 1% Scholars

Congratulations to our 13 EEE teaching staff, who have been recognized as the world’s Top 1% scholars. They are:

Professor S C Chan
Professor K T Chau
Professor G Chesi
Professor W C H Choy
Professor D J Hill
Dr K B Huang
Professor R S Y Hui
Professor Y S Hung
Dr L Jiang
Dr C K Lee
Professor V O K Li
Professor S C Tan
Dr Y C Wu

* Names sorted in alphabetical order


The database adopted for this exercise is Essential Science Indicators (ESI), which uses data from Web of Science indexed journal articles with results presented in 22 subject fields.

This year there are 114 scholars in HKU that honoured for this recognition. Among them, over 11% are from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

For more information on the methodology behind ESI, please visit Essential Science Indicators: Help. (
Note: Clarivate Analytics is formerly the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters.

* * Data Source: Essential Science Indicators, Updated as of July 12, 2018 to cover a 10-year plus 4-month period, January 1, 2008-April 30, 2018..

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