Four Texas ECE Faculty Named 2015 Highly Cited Researchers

Friday, September 11, 2015

Four Texas ECE faculty were recognized in Thomson Reuters’ list of Highly Cited Researchers in 2015 for exceptional impact in their fields. They are Prof. Jeffrey Andrews, Prof. Al Bovik, Prof. Robert Heath, and Prof. Sriram Vishwanath. This is the second consecutive year on the list for all four researchers.

The prestigious Highly Cited Researchers list recognizes some of the most influential scientific minds throughout the world. Researchers earned this play for real money slots distinction by writing the greatest number of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers. They rank among the top 1 percent of the most cited thought leaders in their fields.

This year’s list includes eight UT Austin researchers, four of which are Texas ECE researchers:

Jeffrey G. Andrews
Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wireless Networking and Communications Group
Andrews has published on the topics of wireless communications, information theory, communication theory and stochastic geometry. He was listed in the computer science category.

Alan C. Bovik
Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wireless Networking and Communications Group
Bovik has published on the topics of image processing, signal processing, vision, human vision and vision science. He was listed in the engineering category.

Robert W. Heath
Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wireless Networking and Communications Group
Heath has published on the topics of wireless communication, MIMO and communication theory. He was listed in the computer science category.

Sriram Vishwanath
Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wireless Networking and Communications Group
Vishwanath has published on the topics of information theory, wireless networking and probabilistic algorithms. He was listed in the computer science category.