Professor LIU Yuting being selected as one of the most cited Chinese researchers
time: 2017-03-07

On February 27, 2017, Elsevier has released the shortlist of Most Cited Chinese Researchers in 2016, showing 1776 Chinese scholars who are the most world influential to the public. Prof. Liu yuting from Department of Urban Planning, School of Architecture, South China University of Technology (SCUT) was selected into the list in the field of Social Sciences, for the third year running.


The data of the Most Cited Chinese Researchers List 2016 was drawn from the Preferred Abstract and Citation Database across Asia (Scopus) of Elsevier, one of the world’s largest abstract and citation databases of peer-reviewed literature. Scopus delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research literature, authors and research institutions, which provides the possibility to analyze and evaluate world influence of Chinese scholars in a scientific manner.

Based on objective cited data, systematic analysis was conducted by adopting methods and criteria developed by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, while the partner Elsevier provided data support and technical implementation.

PS, Liu yuting is a Professor in the Department of Planning, School of Architecture, SCUT, China. His research interests focus on urban and regional planning, urban poverty and marginalization, housing and urban low income neighbourhoods. He has published articles on international peer-reviewed journals, such as Habitat International, Urban Geography, Journal of Urban Affairs, Geoforum, Social Administration and Policy, and many Chinese Academic Journals. He is also the author of China’s New Urban Poverty and its spatiality (China Science Press, 2005) and co-author of China’s Urban poverty (Edward Elgar, 2010). He has led and been involved in several research projects on China’s urban poverty and marginalization