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December 9, 2020

Paul DeMott maintains Web of Science highly cited researcher title

Senior Research Scientist Paul DeMott was listed among Clarivate Web of Science’s Highly Cited Researchers, for the second year in a row.

Using Web of Science citation data, experts from the Institute for Scientific Information identify influential researchers who rank in the top 1 percent of citations for field and year. Out of nearly 8 million researchers in the world over the past decade, less than 1 percent qualify for the distinction by publishing multiple papers frequently cited by their peers.

DeMott was one of only three scientists from CSU to be named to the list this year. The others were William Parton and Matthew Wallenstein.

DeMott, a researcher in University Distinguished Professor Sonia Kreidenweis’ research group, studies aerosol-cloud interactions, particularly ice phase transitions of atmospheric particles. His work is important to the fundamental issue of how aerosols affect climate indirectly by impacting the radiative properties of clouds, latent heating of the atmosphere and precipitation.

Kreidenweis called DeMott’s naming to the list “well-deserved recognition of [his] impact on our science.”